Major targets of 8th five-year plan (2020-2025)

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Published on 23rd March 2021 22:40

Major targets of the 8th five-year plan (2020-2025) formulated by Sheikh Hasina-led Bangladesh Awami League government

- Economic growth rate to reach 8.51% by 2025

- 11.33 million people will get employed within 2025

- By 2025, 3.2 million people will be employed overseas

- Poverty and extreme poverty rate will drop down to 15.6% and 7.4% respectively

- Hundred percent electrification by 2021

- Power production in Bangladesh to reach 30,000 MW by the end of the five-year plan