DIFE Logo Remediation Coordination Cell (RCC)
Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE)
Ministry of Labour and Employment

14 May 2017

RCC Launched

Remediation Coordination Cell (RCC) has been formally launched on 14 May 2017 to expedite the remediation activities of Ready Made Garment Factories.

National Initiative

All factories prepared CAPs

697 National Factories

undergoing follow-up

Out of 697 factories followed-up

17 factories have been given Structural Business-As-Usual Certificate

1 July 2018

60 engineers recruited by DIFE

Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE) has appointed 60 engineers for implementing Corrective Action Plan (CAP) in factories delegated to the RCC.

National Initiative factories get 6 more months

Department of Inspection for Factories & Establishments (DIFE) has extended the deadline for up to six months for completing the remediation work under National Initiative factories. The Ministry of Labour and Employment and DIFE organized a meeting with the owners of 323 RMG factories from Dhaka, Narsingdi, Mymensingh, Tangail, Gazipur and Narayanganj districts. These factories are in round 3 as per the  approved Escalation Protocol and their license renewal has been postponed. Labour Secretary Mr. K M Ali Azam said “the Government does not want to close down any factory but all the units will have to ensure workplace safety to run their business”. DIFE Inspector General Mr. Shib Nath Roy said “This is last chance and the factories would not get any time extension in future”. BGMEA President Dr. Rubana Huq said “in order to facilitate the remediation work, factories have been categorized in three groups. We will be calling a hearing meeting on 12, 15 & 19 October respectively, with the owner of the factories. Later, we will send recommendation to DIFE for further action as per the discussion”. It is mentioned that the view exchange meeting with the  factory owner was held on 9-10 October, 2019 at the Conference room of DIFE at  Labour Tower, Bijoy Nagar, Dhaka.

Mr. Joynul Abedin, Addl, Inspector General, DIFE, Mr. Farid Ahmed, JIG (safety), DIFE, Professor Mehedi Ahmed Ansari, Civil department of BUET, Professor, Kaiz Zaman, Head of IPE department of BUET,  Mr. AKM Salehuddin, RCC Project Director and high officials from both DIFE & BGMEA were also present in the meeting.