Tk 1.53t ADP likely for FY18

Dhaka,  Tue,  22 August 2017
Published : 11 May 2017, 21:51:53
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Tk 1.53t ADP likely for FY18

The Annual Development Programme (ADP) of the next financial year will be Tk 1.53 trilliom (Tk 1, 53,331 crore).

The ADP for the upcoming fiscal year 2017-2018 (FY18) is likely to be approved at a meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) on Sunday (May 14).

NEC Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to chair the meeting to be held at 10am at the NEC Conference Room at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, said official.

Planning Minister A H M Mustafa Kamal will brief journalists after the meeting. 

According to sources, the actual size of the ADP is expected to stand at Tk 1, 53,331cr, up by 38 per cent or Tk 42,000cr from Tk 1,10,700cr of the current fiscal year (FY17).

Of the Tk 1, 53,331cr actual ADP, Tk 96,331cr will come from the national exchequer while the remaining Tk 57,000cr is expected to come from project assistance.

The government is likely to keep Tk 10,000cr for the development expenditure of corporation and autonomous bodies for the FY18 and with this allocation the size of the overall ADP will stand at Tk 1,63,331cr. source – BSS

 
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