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ADP implementation 20.11pc in five months

| Updated: December 21, 2017 21:19:51

ADP implementation 20.11pc in five months

Implementation rate of the annual development programme (ADP) during the July-November period of current fiscal year reached 20.11 per cent with an expenditure of Taka 329.97 billion.

The rate was 19.13 per cent with an overall expenditure of Taka 235.94 billion during the July-November period of the last fiscal year.

The Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED) of Ministry of Planning has revealed the information in its latest statistics.

During this July-November period Taka 177.18 billion out of total 329.97 billion were spent from the government fund with an implementation rate of 18.55 per cent, said IMED statistics.

Besides, Taka 136.48 billion were spent from project assistance with an implementation rate of 22.59 per cent rest Taka 16.31 billion were spent from the organisation's own fund and implementation rate is 20.01 per cent.

The IMED statistics said the Ministry of Religious Affairs achieved the highest implementation rate of 72.83 per cent.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs attained the lowest 0.09 per cent, says a BSS report on Wednesday.

IMED Secretary Md Mofizul Islam said the IMED monitored the development projects from the very beginning of the current year.

"It plans to bring all development schemes under its monitoring mechanism," he said.

Citing adverse situation like flood and excessive rain over last five months, he claimed that 20.11 per cent ADP implementation rate is 'good'.

The IMED secretary said his division is closely monitoring root level officials to gear up further the implementation rate.

Earlier in May, the National Economic Council (NEC) approved a Taka 1.533 trillion original Annual Development Programme (ADP) for the current fiscal year.

The overall size of the ADP, including that of the organisations' self-financed projects, however, reached Taka 1.64 trillion.

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