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Govt blacklists 14 printing presses

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 16:43, 26 April 2021  
Govt blacklists 14 printing presses

The government has blacklisted 14 printing presses for failing to provide free books on time.

Some of the organizations cannot be involved in printing books for life, some have been banned for one to three years. According to the National Curriculum and Textbook Board (NCTB).

Sources further said that these institutions will have to face financial fine. Performance Guarantee (PG) as security will be deducted from 10 per cent depending on the type of punishment.

It was learned that out of the printing companies that got the job of printing free books for the 2021 academic year, these companies could not give books even after 3 months of the stipulated time. In addition, books printed with substandard paper were discarded more than once.

The blacklisted printing presses are Reza Printers of Sutrapur, Milon Printing Press, Nihal Offset Printing Press, Sifat Press and Publications, Millennium Printers, Khandaker Printing Press, Times Press and Publications of Banglabazar, Manik Printing Press and Publications of Gandaria, Dadhya Unique Printers and Packages of Narinder, Naima Art Press in Shampur and Comtech Computer and Printers of Rangpur Sadar.