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Tk 100 cr allocates for women entrepreneurs

Published : Thursday, 7 June, 2018 at 9:16 PM Count : 402


Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Thursday said the government has allocated Taka 100 crore to the Women Entrepreneurship Fund for the advancement of women.

Muhith said this during unveiling the budget proposed for the fiscal 2018-19 at Jatiya Sangsad on Thursday.

“As part of the block allocation for certain specific purpose like previous year, we have also allocated an amount of Taka 100 crore for Skill Development Fund as we did in last two fiscal years,” he said.

The Finance Minister said the government will also be allocating Taka 300 crore for managing earthquake risks.

“In addition, we are allocating Taka 10 crore for NGO Foundation, Taka 250 crore for PKSF and Taka 10 crore for SME Foundation as these organisations are playing key role in alleviating poverty,” he said.






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