ECNEC Approves 10 Projects Worth Tk 10,855Cr

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the 17th ECNEC meeting  || Photo: Collected

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the 17th ECNEC meeting || Photo: Collected

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved 10 projects involving around Taka 10,855.60 crore.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presided over the 17th ECNEC meeting of the outgoing fiscal year (FY22) held at the NEC Conference Room in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area.

Sheikh Hasina, also ECNEC Chairperson, joined the meeting virtually from her official Ganabhaban residence here as the ECNEC approved the projects including one for setting up Rajshahi Medical University (RMU) with Taka 1,867.08 crore.

Briefing reporters after the meeting, State Minister for Planning Dr Shamsul Alam said that out of the total project cost of Taka 10,855.60 crore, Taka 5,142.55 crore will come from the government of Bangladesh portion, Taka 756.30 crore will come from the organization’s own fund while the rest of Taka 4,956.75 crore as project assistance.

Of the approved 10 projects, six are new while four others are revised projects.

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