Will Karim Jute Mills be revived?

  • Published: 2020-09-20 21:43:17 BdST

Established on the banks of the Shitalakhya River in 1954, operations at Karim Jute Mills were shut down after 66 years and its workers sent into early retirement as part of the government's efforts to revitalise the flagging jute sector. Although the government has vowed to restart production under a public-private partnership model, workers nevertheless remain apprehensive about their future. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi