Annual Development Programme (ADP)

Foreign aid use up 1.57pc in Jul-Aug

Foreign assistance utilisation by the government has gone up by 1.57 per cent year-on-year during the first two months of the current fiscal year, thanks to improvements in the use of project aid. 

January 25, 2023
January 25, 2023

ADP revision: Govt doing opposite of what’s needed

It seems the government is doing an about-turn from the austerity stance taken at the start of the fiscal year.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Foreign aid use up 1.57pc in Jul-Aug

Foreign assistance utilisation by the government has gone up by 1.57 per cent year-on-year during the first two months of the current fiscal year, thanks to improvements in the use of project aid. 

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Austerity hits July’s ADP spending

The government’s austerity measures have hit implementation of the annual development programme (ADP) in the first month of the current fiscal year, with just 0.96 per cent of the total allocation being spent, the lowest in the last four years. 

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Govt to miss ADP target again

The pace of implementation of development schemes of the government hit a three-year high in May of the outgoing fiscal year with Jatiya Sangsad secretariat topping the list while the Finance Division sits at the bottom.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Level-headed development targets

Pragmatism was the order of the day when the finance division sat down to draft the development budget for fiscal 2021-22.

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018

Big boost for mega projects

The government has allocated large funds for several mega projects under the next fiscal year's Annual Development Programme (ADP) to speed up the implementation of the projects ahead of the next national polls.

January 9, 2018
January 9, 2018

ECNEC approves 13 projects with Tk 12,415.79 cr

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) approves 13 projects involving an overall estimated cost of Tk 12,415.79 crore including one project to ensure infrastructural development of some 3,250 private secondary schools across the country with Tk 5,237.38 crore.

December 30, 2017
December 30, 2017

28 foreign-aided projects see slow implementation

The implementation of at least half a dozen foreign-aided projects involving more than Tk 6,000 crore has become uncertain as those

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

SANCHAYAPATRA - A TROJAN HORSE

Sanchayapatra – a supposed welfare instrument – is actually a Trojan horse that threatens the future of our development budget, and thus reduces growth potentials for the nation. The higher the sale of NSCs, the higher the future interest liability which will definitely eat up a bigger pie of our budget, reducing the share of the Annual Development Programme (ADP).

June 11, 2015
June 11, 2015

Shortfall in ADP utilisation

Most ministries and divisions of the government fail to utilise the full financial allocation made to them annually.