Govt plans handouts for the laid-off

A ray of hope has emerged for the laid-off, disabled and insolvent workers of export-oriented garment, leather and footwear manufacturing factories as the government has initiated a scheme to extend financial support to them.

The government would pay Tk 3,000 per month to a worker for three months under the scheme, backed by the European Union and Germany, who together paid €113 million.

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