Dhaka, April 28 -- The government has given 29 factories from 12 sectors 'Green Factory Award 2023' for their workplace safety, environmental compliance and other good practices.

Parliament Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury handed over the award to the representatives of the factories at a discussion meeting organised on Sunday in the capital to mark the National Occupational Health and Safety Day.

Ministry of Labor and Employment and Department of Inspection of Factories and Establishments organized the event.

State Minister for Labour and Employment Md Nazrul Islam Chowdhury was present as the chief guest at the event chaired by Labour and Employ Ministry Secretary Md Mahbub Hossain.

Fourteen of the Green Factory Award-2023 winner...