There are registered tanneries in Bangladesh, and around percent are located at Hazaribagh on about 25 hectares of land. Most of these use old. An investigation was made at Hazaribagh Tannery area, comprising about industries of pollution to the soils by the heavy metals and to investigate the. Hazaribagh lies on the banks of the Buriganga (The Old Ganges). The river of the leather tanneries to a new location in Savar with modern treatment facilities.

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Gazaribagh local market, stock business, and expanding abroad. Tuesday 1 January. They handle leather skins soaked with acids and dyes with their bare hands in poorly ventilated tanneries where often the only light coming in is through cracks and openings in hazaribaagh walls. Foreign and local observers yesterday appreciated the EC and said that the 11th national election was free, fair and disciplined.

Based on UNIDO experience with pollution control in the leather industry during a preparatory assistance in prepared survey and recommendations on tannery relocation of tanneries from Hazaribagh to Savar and establishing of the pollution control system.

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KUET celebrates 14th founding anniversary. Keeping our heritage alive. The fault is not in our stars. Tanneries need huge amount of salt which are cheaply available in coastal area at almost no cost. Polls and party system: Inclusive policy can ensure heath services for all, say speakers.


The development of Savar should be much more than a relocation of the industry from Hazaribagh: But sporadic efforts to cleanse the river are not enough considering that, while the project aims to remove 1, tonnes of sludge from the Buriganga riverbed each month, the tanning industry continues to feed 25, tonnes of untreated wastes and 40, tonnes opllution toxic chemicals into the river every d ay. Made in Bangladesh toys all over Europe and America. How did Mainul Hosein spend his first night in jail?

Network of tanneries and leather product manufacturing units forming the leather cluster Hazaribagh has developed during last pollurion without proper planning and control. Registration of 27 political parties at risk. Wreck it as you please. We have to take such measures so that industrial and household wastes will hazarkbagh drain out to the river.

His work on documentaries has been influential to his work as a photographer. Relocation of all tanneries from Hazaribagh hazaribabh by BSCIC to a properly designed and controlled new industrial estate in Savar is practically hazaribaagh only feasible solution offering safe, yet economic conditions for maintaining this important business, keep several dozen thousands of labour employed and earning much needed for the national economy export revenue.

On the other hand, there are lot more benefits of relocating in coastal area somewhere closer to the sea ports:. Recent news and agreement regarding long awaited agreement between MoI and leather associations is positive development not only for Bangladesh but also for the whole leather sector.

DU student found dead at Hazaribagh. Nine fourth generation banks continue to bleed. Join the Discussion BrendanBarrett. I am so impressed that you took the time to explore this issue and to try to bring it to public attention.


In the Time of the Others. He has been fortunate enough to work in Africa and recently in South East Asia. A centralized effluent treatment is an obvious need for the leather industry of Bangladesh.

Colours of Water: Bangladesh’s Leather Tanneries

What Ayub Khan left behind. The Buriganga Cleansing Project involves excavating 10 to 12 feet of sludge from the riverbed for a 3 km stretch and is set to last until June Kazi Anis Ahmed, Publisher.

Mercury content dangerously high in skin lightening products. This is also a reason for long planned and eagerly awaited tannery relocation to new Savar site.

Fake news hits Bangladeshi news sites before polls. Enforcement of such laws would have a considerable impact on the condition of the Buriganga River as well as improving the health and safety of the population. It is hoped that also thanks to the support provided to Bangladeshi leather producers by various organizations would result in improved environment and working conditions.

Speakers at the programme vowed to protect the rivers and build awareness among the people against pollution and encroachment. A tribute to Taramon Bibi, Bir Protik. Relocation offers opportunities for the modernisation of the tanneries in the region, particularly when it comes to environmental control.

The chemicals end up forming coloured ponds and lakes of toxic waste in residential areas and are causing much harm to the 20, people who work and live in the tanning district.

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