Little increase in education budget

Staff Correspondent | Published: 17:10, Jun 13,2019

 
 

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The allocation for the education sector in the proposed national budget for 2019-20 fiscal increased to 11.68 per cent of the total allocation from 11.4 per cent of the outgoing financial year.

The percentage of allocation for development budget in the proposed budget also increased to 10.22 per cent from the previous year’s to 8.75 per cent.

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal placed the proposed national budget of Tk 5,23,190 crore with the annual development programme allocation of Tk 2,02,721 crore in Jatiya Sangsad on Thursday for upcoming fiscal.

 

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