BRAC Bank 'TARA Uddokta Mela 2024' for Women Entrepreneurs

By: GWL Team | Monday, 1 April 2024

In order to promote products that are made by local women entrepreneurs, BRAC Bank organized an exhibition entitled ‘TARA Uddokta Mela 2024’ on April 1, 2024 at Dhaka’s Aloki Convention Centre on Gulshan-Tejgaon Link Road. The exhibition was arranged to build a market for "Made in Bangladesh" products produced by women.

The event witnessed the participation of around 85 female business owners all over the country. All these female entrepreneurs set up their stalls in the exhibition to showcase their products. Amongst the several stalls and products, Boutique goods, hand-stitched clothing, handmade crafts, clay and jute items, processed leather goods, Jamdani and Moslin attire, bamboo and rattan items, organic skincare items, and various types of food were also available for the visitors.

Managing director and CEO of BRAC bank, Selim RF Hussain while remarking on the exhibition, “With this TARA Uddokta Mela, entrepreneurs can preserve traditional products immersed in the country’s culture and heritage.”

He continued, “We plan to hold many more such fairs annually for products made by women entrepreneurs nationwide. Holding this fair shows our strong commitment to women entrepreneurs in the country.”

Deputy managing director and head of SME banking of BRAC Bank, Syed Abdul Momen was also present during the event along with deputy governor of the Bangladesh Bank, Nurun Nahar who inaugurated the fair as chief guest.