StanChart and Channel i Inaugurate Sixth Edition Of Agrow Award 2020
Agrow Award will be given to the best performing individuals and institutions for their significant contributions to the agriculture sector of Bangladesh.
Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart), Bangladesh and Channel i have jointly announced the launch of Standard Chartered-Channel i Agrow Award 2020.
This announcement was made in a press release issued on Thursday of the last week.
They’ve added two new categories this year which are Best Journalist (Agriculture) and Best Community as Disaster Fighter.
The other eight categories where nominations will be accepted are: Farmer of the Year – Male; Farmer of the Year – Female; Heroes for Change; Jury Special; Best Agricultural Organization in Research, Innovation and Technology; Best Agricultural Organization in Support & Execution; Best Agricultural Exporter and Lifetime Achievement Award.
The CEO of Standard Chartered Bank, Naser Ezaz Bijoy; MD of Channel i, Faridur Reza Sagar; Director and head of news at Channel i, Shykh Seraj were present on the launching event.
The MD of Channel i said, “The world is now realising how important the agriculture in time of the Covid-19 pandemic. We now have to promote the agro sector for our own survival.”
“We have to honour farmers. Channel i feels pride in being a part of this initiative,” he added.
Shykh Seraj, Director and Head of News of Channel i, said, “It is not possible to wholly recognise the contribution of farmers to the national economy with any award or crest. But we firmly believe that the Standard Chartered – Channel i Agrow Award plays a role to keep up the success of our farmers and this sector.”
Agrow Award 2020 is the sixth edition of this Standard Chartered – Channel i Agrow Award program. They have awarded 34 people until now.