Bangladesh National Budget 2022-23

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Budget failed middle class

The proposed national budget has not safeguarded the country’s middle class, which is facing a three-pronged challenge of a discriminatory domestic economy, spiralling product prices in international markets and ongoing floods, said economist Debapriya Bhattacharya yesterday.  

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Budget 2022-23: Is the publishing industry only an inconsequential afterthought?

With the Russia-Ukraine war continuing and the (consequent) wave of inflation that has struck the world, serious concerns for

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

‘To properly utilise health budget, we need a system overhaul’

Dr Syed Abdul Hamid, professor at the Institute of Health Economics in Dhaka University, talks the allocation for the health sector in the proposed national budget.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Does budget 2022-23 address inflation properly?

An analysis of the national budget 2022-23 for Bangladesh, amidst Covid recovery and the Ukraine-Russia war.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Education in budget 2022-23: Small mercies and dashed hopes

Educators and concerned citizens have been urging a major increase in public allocation for the education sector.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

‘There’s a disconnect between the proposed budget and reality’

Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman, executive chairman of the Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC), discusses the proposed national budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year with Eresh Omar Jamal of The Daily Star.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys

The allocation for education in the proposed budget for FY2022-23 leaves a lot to be desired.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Pay tax timely or lose utility connections

From the next fiscal year, the tax authority is going to introduce a provision of disconnecting utility services of taxpayers for their failure to pay undisputed revenue demand of the government.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Wheelchair, hearing aid to be cheaper

The prices of specialised wheelchair for the physically challenged may fall in the next fiscal year as the finance minister today proposed abolishing all kinds of taxes at the import stage of the item.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

ICT Division get increased allocation of Tk 274 crore

According to the budget for the fiscal year 2022-23, it has been proposed that Tk 1,917 crore will be allocated for the ICT Division.