Experts critical of poor utilization of huge climate budget

Experts critical of poor utilization of huge climate budget

File photo of around 18,600 families have become stranded after a total of 10 unions were freshly inundated in Faridpur due to the rising water levels of the Padma River Dhaka Tribune The government allocated Tk25,124.98 crore as climate budget this year The government is failing to spend the huge allocation in the climate budget […]

Organic farmers welcome agri budget initiatives | Coimbatore News – Times of India

Orange traders plead with Centre as Bangladesh hikes import duty | Nagpur News - Times of India

Udhagamandalam: The announcements in the agriculture budget regarding organic farming are a boon to farmers in the Nilgiris. According to farmers here, the announcement of a separate wing for organic farming under the agriculture department would enhance the importance of organic farming and speed up procedural formalities while obtaining subsidies and other technical expertise. They […]

Tamil Nadu agriculture budget dedicated to protesting farmers: Minister MRK Panneerselvam

Tamil Nadu agriculture budget dedicated to protesting farmers: Minister MRK Panneerselvam

By Online Desk Minister for agriculture and farmers welfare, MRK Panneerselvam, is presenting the first ever exclusive budget for agriculture in the State Assembly. The minister said that the agriculture budget is dedicated to the farmers protesting against the three farm laws enacted by the union government. Here are the highlights from the agriculture budget: […]

What budget discussions omit: Can Bangladesh develop without decentralising?

South Bangla Bank’s IPO subscription hits 14 times high

Ahmad Ahsan | Published: August 02, 2021 21:50:53 In the voluminous discussion on the budget for fiscal year 2021-22 (FY22), to which I also contributed, there were hardly any references to Local Government finances (“Budget FY22: Meeting the Revenue Challenge” co-authored with Ramendra Basak, June 23, and “Expenditure Allocation and Effectiveness of the Budget,” June […]

Senate Democrats agree to $3.5 trillion spending for budget reconciliation bill


Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks to news reporters following the announcement of a bipartisan deal on infrastructure, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, June 24, 2021 Reuters Biden has been seeking an increase in taxes on corporations and the wealthy to help fund the initiatives US President Joe Biden’s drive for big new […]

Parliament passes new budget of ‘lives and livelihoods’

Parliament passes new budget of ‘lives and livelihoods’

Parliament passed the Tk 603,681 crore national budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 on Wednesday, the last day of the outgoing fiscal year (2020-21). Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal moved the Appropriations Bill, 2021 seeking a budgetary allocation of Tk 792,912.95 crore which was passed by voice vote. On Tuesday, Parliament passed the Finance Bill 2021 with some changes. Following […]

FY22 Budget: Is it really pro-poor?

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

Mustafa K Mujeri   | Published: June 21, 2021 19:47:49 For achieving ‘Vision 2041’ and becoming a high income country by 2041, Bangladesh’s national budget has to be pro-poor. The FY2021-22 national budget–which has been termed as ‘Bangladesh towards a Resilient Future: Protecting Lives and Livelihoods’ by the Hon’ble Finance Minister–has been framed to facilitate […]

Letters to the editor: CU budget; China; Father’s Day fishing; CU South

Letters to the editor: Voting watchers; first responders and trauma; pit bulls

Stef Morgan: CU budget: A cap on salaries The University of Colorado just finalized its budget for the upcoming year. I found it surprising that they cut their advertising contract with RTD and that, in the same budget, the CU Regents were able to approve a $750,000 salary for the interim president. Meanwhile, the students […]

‘Proposed budget makes tobacco more affordable’

The proposed budget for FY 2021-22, if passed, will make tobacco products even more affordable and increase its use among the youth and poor, said lawmakers, economists and public health experts at a virtual programme yesterday. This would put public health under considerable threat and benefit only tobacco companies while making the government lose opportunities […]

Budget for 2021-22: Pressing issues left unaddressed

The proposed budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 has failed to address pressing issues related to healthcare, poverty, unemployment, and CMSMEs even though they required special attention to protect lives and livelihoods amid the pandemic. The needs of the poor and the marginalised have also been ignored in the budget, experts and speakers at a […]