The Ministry of Industries (MoInd) is primarily responsible for developing new policies and strategies for promotion, expansion and sustainable development of Salt Industrial sector of Bangladesh.

There are 84 traditional salt mills (2021) producing industrial & edible salt in Cox’s Bazaar zone under the Islampur Salt Mill Owner Versatile Cooperative Society Limited (ISMOS) association. ISMOS is currently working with UNICEF Bangladesh to remove Iodine Deficiency Disorder from Bangladesh by producing high-yield raw salt and manufacturing quality iodized salt.