ECNEC approves seven development projects worth Tk. 18,191 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved the conversion of Akhaura-Sylhet Meter Gauge Section of Bangladesh Railway into dual gauge with an estimated cost of Taka 16,104.44 crore. The approval came from the ECNEC meeting held at the NEC Conference Room in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area with ECNEC ...

We have to work to improve the life of grassroot people: HPM Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed all concerned including ministers to uphold the dignity of the people’s confidence and trust that they reposed in the Awami League through the December 30 elections. “The people of the country have reposed confidence and trust in us as well given a great responsibility through the December 3...

NEC approves Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100

 The National Economic Council (NEC) today approved the much anticipated Delta Plan 2100 in a bid to tap the huge potentials of Bangladesh as a Delta country through water resources management, ensuring food and water security and tackling disasters. The approval came from the NEC meeting today held at the NEC conference room in the city&r...

ECNEC approves livelihood program worth Tk. 826 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved the ‘Improvement of Livelihood of Marginal Communities Programme’ at an estimated cost of Taka 826.12 crore. The programme is aimed at providing housing to some 20,000 ultra-poor families in city corporations and municipal areas side by side with reducin...

ECNEC approves six projects worth Tk. 2920.39 Cr.

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved six projects including an amended proposal on the project for the construction of a permanent trade fair centre at Purbachal. The approval came from an ECNEC meeting held at the NEC conference room on Tuesday with ECNEC Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in ...

ECNEC approves projects worth Tk. 3,368.21 crore including road development in 5 divisions

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved five similar projects to improve the respective district highways into due standard and width of Rajshahi, Khulna, Rangpur, Chattogram and Sylhet Zone with an overall outlay of Taka 3,368.21 crore for these five projects. The approval came from the 25th ECNEC meeting ...

ECNEC approves Khulna-Darshana double-line railway track

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved a project to construct a double line railway track on Khulna-Darshana section under the Indian 2nd Line of Credit in a bid to enhance the capacity of Bangladesh Railway on Dhaka-Khulna and Khulna-Chilahati routes. The approval was given at the 23rd ECNEC meeting of th...

ECNEC approves 14 projects worth Taka 6,228 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved 14 development projects involving Taka 6,228.49 crore including one project to ensure cent percent electrification under Comilla zone with Taka 1,521.76 crore. The approval came from the 16th ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year held at the NEC conference room in ...

ECNEC approves 13 projects with Tk 12,415.79 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved 13 projects involving an overall estimated cost of Taka 12,415.79 crore including one project to ensure infrastructural development of some 3,250 private secondary schools across the country with Taka 5,237.38 crore. The approval was given at the 14th ECNEC meeting of...

ECNEC approves 16 projects including establishment of naval base in Patuakhali

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved a total of 16 projects, including establishment of a naval base in Patuakhali, involving Taka 5,221 crore. The ECNEC approved the projects at its 13th meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair at the NEC conference room in city's Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area ...

ECNEC approves procuring passenger carriages for Railway

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved the 'Procurement of 20 meter-gauge diesel-electric locomotives and 150 meter-gauge passenger carriages for Bangladesh Railway' with an estimated cost of Taka 1,799.11 crore. Bangladesh Railway will implement the project by June 2021. Of the total project cost of Taka ...

ECNEC approves eight projects involving tk. 4979 crore

The tenure of "Tannery Estate, Dhaka," project has been extended for two more years (third times) to shift tannery industries from the city's Hazaribagh area as the relocation tannery industries to Savar do not pollute the river Dhaleshwari. The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved the extension of the tenur...

ECNEC okays ‘Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway’ project

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved a Taka 16,901.32 crore project for constructing a 'Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway'. The 24-kilometer Elevated Expressway is aimed to ease traffic congestion in and around capital Dhaka. The approval was given in the 7th ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year (FY...

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