UCB organises day-long skill development training for agri entrepreneurs


Business Desk :
United Commercial Bank PLC (UCB) has recently provided training to about 200 selected Agri-entrepreneurs hailing from 6 upazilas of Kushtia district.

Additional Managing Director and Company Secretary of United Commercial Bank PLC ATM Tahmiduzzaman was the chief guest at the opening ceremony of the day-long training at the auditorium of District Shilpakala Academy.

Among others, Rezaul Karim Siddique, popular presenter of BTV’s agriculture-based show ‘Mati O Manush’ & a renowned agricultural analyst; Md. Tipu Sultan, Additional Deputy Director of the Department of Agricultural Extension, Kushtia region; District Veterinary Surgeon Dr. Kishore Kumar Kundu; Senior Upazila Fisheries Officer Md. Sharif Hasan Sohag; Head of SME and Agri Banking Division of UCB, Md. Mohsinur Rahman; and Regional Head Md. Mullah Masood Parvez delivered speeches at the training program. Branch manager of UCB Sharif Hossain gave a welcome speech.


ATM Tahmiduzzaman said, “We have appeared at the doorstep of marginal farmers with the aim of developing commercial agriculture and ensuring food security for the country”.

“We named our project ‘Bhoroshar Notun Janala’. Because we want to instill confidence in the minds of marginal farmers. We want to stand by the farmers”, he added.

Rezaul Karim Siddique, presenter of BTV’s agriculture-based show ‘Mati O Manush’ & a renowned agricultural analyst, said, “If you want to advance the country economically, there is no alternative to creating agricultural entrepreneurs”.
As per the directives of Bangladesh Bank, UCB is implementing a special project called ‘Bhoroshar Notun Janala’ to extend support to those involved in the agricultural sector as part of its social responsibility.