Grameenphone has partnered with Kutumbita and SQ as a connectivity partner to facilitate garments associates with smartphones and data at affordable prices. The Corporate Agreement signing ceremony took place on May 30, 2019, at SQ Corporate Office, Dhaka.
Through this agreement, Grameenphone (GP) will be aiding Kutumbita in implementing their SAAS-based platform amongst prospective clients who have a need to connect digitally. Kutumbita is a workforce management solution especially for the apparel and garments industry in Bangladesh. The key features of this application support better management of absenteeism, productivity, employee morale, compliance, cost, and improving life skills of the workforce.
SQ group will be Kutumbita’s first client through this partnership where they will be providing smartphones from GP to their associates. SQ is one of the leading apparel manufacturing companies in Bangladesh and operates 3 of the top 10 most environmentally friendly factories worldwide. SQ has always been one of the market leaders when it comes to introducing digital innovation and technological advancements in the workplace.
Md. Nasar Yousuf, Head of Corporate Business, Grameenphone, said at the signing ceremony that “Ready-made Garments (RMG) industry occupies a unique position in the Bangladesh economy. Through this agreement, Grameenphone will be a part of the initiative that drives the betterment of the RMG workforce.”
The signing ceremony was attended by Md. Nasar Yousuf, Head of Corporate Business, Grameenphone; Warisul Abid, Chief People Officer, SQ; and Alvi Awwal, Business Development Manager, Kutumbita who was present on behalf of the CEO of Kutumbita, Rameez Hoque.