Rubel Rana

2018-07-29 12:06:06 BdST

ECNEC approves nine projects worth Tk 75.39b


The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Sunday approved nine projects involving Tk 75.39 billion.

The approval came from an ECNEC meeting held at NEC conference room with Ecnec Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

Briefing reporters after the meeting, Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said, “A total of nine projects were approved today involving an overall cost of Tk 75.39 billion (7,539.13 crore).”

Of the total estimated cost, he said, Tk 67.52 billion (6,751.66 crore) will come from the national exchequer, while Tk 5.29 billion (528.90 crore) as project assistance and Tk 2.59 billion (258.57 crore) from the own funds of the organisations concerned.

Eight of the projects are new while another is revised one.

In terms of cost, the biggest project is “Expansion of Science Education’s Scope in Government Colleges Project" involving Tk 25.12 billion (2,511.51 crore).”

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