The National Productivity Day will be observed tomorrow (Oct 2) across the country aiming to create mass awareness to boost productivity in all fields, including industry, agriculture and service sectors.
This year's theme of the day is 'Productivity to meet the challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR)'.
President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave separate messages on the eve of the day, urging all to increase productivity for sustainable development and growth.
President Md Abdul Hamid also said the government is determined to achieve Vision 2041 and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 to make Bangladesh a developed and prosperous country, adding, "We have to increase productivity in every economic sector to achieve the targets. I believe NPO will play an active role in this context."
In today's world, the fourth industrial revolution is bringing huge changes in all areas, including people's thoughts, their lifestyle, product production, service provision, Hamid said.
To face the challenges of the fourth industrial revolution, all concerned at the government and private levels should come forward with proper policies and plans, he said.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in her message, said, "I am happy to know that the National Productivity Organization (NPO) under the Ministry of Industries is going to observe the 'National Productivity Day-2022' across the country."
"The theme of the day 'Productivity to meet the challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) is very time befitting," the premier added.
She said the fourth industrial revolution is one of the most discussed topics in the world today.
BDST: 2002 HRS, OCT 01, 2022