• Ecnec okays Tk 34,988cr Padma bridge rail link project

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) approves the much-talked about Tk 34,988 crore project of Padma Bridge rail link from Dhaka to Jessore.

  • Moghbazar flyover gets costlier by Tk 446.20cr

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) has approved revision of the Moghbazar-Mouchak Flyover Project with an extension of 18 months and increased cost of Tk 446.20 crore, raising the overall project cost to Tk 1,218.90 crore.

  • 100 more economic zones on cards

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the government will set up 100 economic zones gradually to attract more foreign investment that will ultimately help create huge jobs and take the country towards further industrialisation.

  • Ecnec sends back Secretariat shifting project

    Ecnec sends back the project of shifting Bangladesh Secretariat to Sher-e-Bangla Nagar for further review in line with the original master plan of famous Architect Luis I Kahn who had designed the iconic Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban.

  • Ecnec clears exclusive zone for Chinese investors

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council approves the proposed Chinese Economic and Industrial Zone to be set up on 774.25 acres of land at Anwara, Chittagong involving Tk 420.37 crore exclusively for Chinese investors.

  • ECNEC decision will make lawmakers lawbreakers

    On July 7, 2015, ECNEC approved the Rural Insfrastructure-2 project, designed to allocate Tk. 6,076 crore to 284 MPs. Under this project, each MP will be allowed to develop infrastructure projects worth Tk. 20 crore, which will be implemented by the Local Government Engineering Department (LGED).

  • Govt okays 600MW Indian power import

    Government approves of importing additional 600MW power from neighbouring India at a cost of about Tk 1,600 crore via the electricity interconnectivity grid.

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