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EIS Governance Board (EIS-Pilot GB)

A Tripartite Governance Board was established in 2023 and meets every quarter to oversee the operationalization and management of the EIS-Pilot. The Secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) is the chairperson, and the Director General of the Central Fund is the member-secretary of the GB. The formation of the Board is as follows:

EIS Governance Board Composition

  • Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment (Chair)
  • Additional Secretary (IO Wing), Ministry of Labour & Employment
  • Additional Secretary (Development Wing), Ministry of Labour & Employment
  • Inspector General, Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE)
  • Director General, Department of Labour (DOL)
  • Director General, Central Fund (Secretary)
Employers’ organizations
  • Representative, Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF)
  • Representative, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA)
  • Representative, Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA)
Workers’ organizations
  • Representative, National Coordination Committee for Workers' Education (NCCWE)
  • Representative, IndustriALL Bangladesh Council (IBC)
  • Representative, United Federation of Garments Workers (UFGW)

Non-member participants

  • International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Special Agenda
  • Brands Representative
Secretarial Assistance
  • EIS Special Unit

The EIS-Pilot GB is responsible for making administrative decisions including the endorsement of relevant rules and regulations, ensuring a transparent audit process, confirming the compensation of eligible cases, and adopting financial reports, and the annual budget for EIS Pilot.

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