Allocation of Tk 1 bn in budget for women entrepreneurs
Selima Ahmad, Founder and President, BWCCI : An allocation of Tk1 billion should be kept in the upcoming national budget for the country’s women entrepreneurs. Women in the country are moving forward with their contributions to different sectors. They are also doing great as entrepreneurs. With the sign of a little cooperation, more women will be willing to come forward.
The national budget needs to be adopted giving priority to the human resources and infrastructure sector considering their importance to the country’s development. The improved the infrastructure sector and the communication system. This is important for the growth of business.
On the other hand, human-resources, with the proper utilization, are a blessing for us. This is applicable to both men and women. We have to make sure that they don’t end up being a burden for the nation by not engaging in any sort of financial activities.
They need to be trained and made skillful. Policies need to be introduced and copperated for men and women of the private sector to be ensured of their advancements.
Based on an interview by Nazmul Islam, Translated by Sofian Khan.