ECNEC passes 37 projects worth over Tk 526.12b

The projects include Sylhet Division Rural Access Road Development, Third Revised, with an additional cost of Tk 209.1 million; Rural infrastructure development of Nagaon district with Taka 11 billion; Rural infrastructural development of Magura district with Tk 4.9 billion; Rural infrastructure development of Joypurhat district with about Taka 5 billion; Establishment of multimedia classes in […]

Survey: 70 percent say Bangladesh is on wrong economic path

The Asia Foundation is a non-profit international development organization based in the United States. It works on good governance, women’s empowerment, gender equality, inclusive economic growth, environment and climate action, and regional and international relations. BIGD is a research institute affiliated to BRAC University. The survey titled ‘State of Political Administration, Development and Society of […]

Prime Minister Hasina for toll collection from regional highways

Sheikh Hasina also recommended the construction of elevated roads in the Hor area instead of normal roads, suggesting avoiding cultivable and agricultural land as much as possible in implementing development projects. He directed the commerce ministry to complete distribution of essential commodities at subsidized rates among some one crore family card holders under the second […]

Tk 46,000 crore ADP

The National Economic Council (NEC), upon Sunday, authorized Tk. 46,000 crore for a Annual Development Programme (ADP) for mercantile year 2011-2012, a twenty-eight per cent enlarge over a prior year’s ADP. Power, appetite as good as healthy resources have been identified as priority sectors. Of a sum amount, Tk. 27,315 crore, homogeneous to 59 per […]

ECNEC okays 11 projects involving Tk 2,318cr

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) with prime minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair  on Tuesday approved 11 development projects involving Tk 2,318 crore, including construction of Inland Container Terminal at Ashuganj port at a cost of Tk 246 crore. Answering a question, the planning minister said the container terminal at Ashuganj […]