National budget

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Bangladesh Budget 2022-23 for dummies

As an average millennial, what does the budget really mean to you? Terms, technicalities and jargon from the 343 chapters of the proposed budget are enough to send an average desk jockey into a tortuous-fuelled death spiral of confusion. This is why most reluctant millennials with no savings, or the capability to afford to own a home, remain unfazed by such fiscal highlights of the year. Unless, it disrupts the few pleasures they have in life.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Can local laptop and smartphone manufacturers make the most of the price increase?

We still have to wait and see how it will actually impact the market.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

The youth’s perspective of the National Budget

How can they contribute to the budget without taking part in the discussions?

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Pre-budget discussion "Tarunyer Budget" held to formulate expected policy

The discussion is expected to play a positive role in formulating a youth-friendly budget.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Unnayan Shamannay launches digital budget information helpdesk

Unnayan Shamannay, a non-governmental think-tank, today launched “Digital Budget Information Helpdesk” with an aim to enhance connectivity between the people and the budget-makers.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Budget 2022-23: Better targeted social safety net

The government is committed to using the long-overdue National Household Database (NHD) from the next fiscal year to better target the social safety net programmes, in a development that can infuse dynamism in the flat scheme.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

Make the national budget relevant again

The number of risks that our economy currently faces because of all the global instabilities is perhaps unmatched since the early days of Bangladesh’s independence. Amid this reality, the government is set to present the new budget early next month.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

Here’s what the 2022-23 budget must address

The national budget for the next fiscal year will be the third since the start of the Covid-19 crisis in March 2020. Can we expect it to address the current realities, contexts and challenges of Bangladesh?

April 10, 2018
April 10, 2018

Quota system to be re-examined after budget: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the government will re-examine the quota system of the public service recruitment after the national budget.

May 31, 2017
May 31, 2017

Big budget to ‘misguide people’: BNP

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says the government is going to place a big budget to “misguide people”. The government is raising the size of the budget every year to give people a wrong perception about the economic growth, he alleges.