ECNEC approves 11 projects involving Tk 5,825.74cr

Jago News Desk Published: 10 May 2022, 10:00 PM
ECNEC approves 11 projects involving Tk 5,825.74cr
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The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved a total of 11 projects involving Taka 5,825.74 crore including setting up "Sheikh Kamal IT Training Incubation Center (14)" project with Taka 1,114.63 crore.

The approval came from the ECNEC meeting with its Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

The Premier joined the meeting virtually from her official Ganabhaban residence while ministers, state ministers, planning commission members and secretaries concerned attended the meeting from the NEC Conference Room in the city's Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area.

Briefing reporters after the meeting, Planning Minister MA Mannan said a total of 11 projects were approved today involving an overall estimated cost of Taka 5,825.74 crore.

Of the approved 11 projects, eight are new while the rest three projects are revised ones, he said, adding: "Of the total project cost, Taka 3,963.38 crore will come from the government while Taka 1,220.46 crore from the organisations own funds and Taka 641.90 crore as project assistance."

Source: BSS