Sanchayapatra

Sanchayapatra: The scapegoat of our financial sector problems?

Playing the blame game is one of our oldest rituals. When a crisis strikes it's always easier to lay the blame on someone that appears, only on surface, to be the “bad guy” without admitting to more fundamental causes. Sanchayapatra is just that: the scapegoat of our growing economic and financial sector challenges.

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

What the IMF said, our economists have said before

What Bangladeshi economists have been saying for a long time is pretty much what the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has told our central bank and the government.

August 27, 2018
August 27, 2018

Sanchayapatra: The scapegoat of our financial sector problems?

Playing the blame game is one of our oldest rituals. When a crisis strikes it's always easier to lay the blame on someone that appears, only on surface, to be the “bad guy” without admitting to more fundamental causes. Sanchayapatra is just that: the scapegoat of our growing economic and financial sector challenges.

May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018

Contain Sanchayapatra rate

Sanchayapatra is a national savings scheme of the government. The government collected more than Tk 750 billion during the 2016-17 fiscal year by selling Sanchayapatra. The government had an initial aim of

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).