Laila Styles Ltd, a concern of Laila Group has recently commenced an eye care program for its workers. Which is also a certified LEED GOLD factory.
back in 2018, Manabik Shahajya Sangstha (MSS), a national level NGO in association with BGMEA took an initiative to provide eye care to the garment workers.
This initiative has been in operation under the eye care project titled Industrial Sight Testing Program (ISTP).
Pursuing its aim to progressively screen 2,500 workers for eye problems, the program has already screened 217 workers of which 148 are female and 69 are male.
It is pertinent to note here that the ISTP has screened 5,321 workers from five factories since August 2018 to date, distributed eye drops among 1,715 workers, given eyeglasses to 1,299 workers and identified cataract of six workers.
Laila Group is one of the major garment manufacturers in Bangladesh. Md. Imranur Rahman, Managing Director, Laila Group has been leading the company very successfully.
“I feel that I am responsible for my employees. I have always seen my employees as my extended family. And it is my utmost concern to ensure their wellbeing and sustenance,” Md. Imranur Rahman, Managing Director, Laila Group said to Textile Today.
“As a Managing Director, I am always available to my workers. I make sure I am beside them at any given point of time to hear from them and especially from the female workers. So, the exemplary working environment prevails in my factories,” Imranur Rahman added.
The screening program continues and is run by qualified doctors and skilled technicians to provide on-site eye care services to industrial workers at an affordable cost.