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Effective decentralised budget key to achieve SDGs: pre-budget dialogue in Rangpur


Effective decentralisation of the national budget is key to mainstream the marginalised communities with the national development process. Backward regions like Rangpur will require a special budget for bringing people into the development mainstream and improve their life and livelihoods, and the regional status of socio-economic indicators. The pursuit of …

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A special SME economic zone urged in Bogra: CPD pre-budget dialogue

Development of the SME Sector in Bogra (0)

Specialised economic zone is needed in Bogra for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Besides, appropriate infrastructure and communication development is must to support and encourage entrepreneurs in this sector. The government should focus on necessary budgetary allocations and fiscal-monetary incentives to support the growth of SMEs in Bogra. Special attention …

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Rehman Sobhan’s memoir provides resources for history of independence of Bangladesh

Untranquil Recollection the years of fulfillmen

Though it is a personal history, the memoir Untranquil Recollections: The Years of Fulfillment by Professor Rehman Sobhan describes the history and philosophy of the liberation war of Bangladesh with much understanding of the state of the political economy of the country at that time. Besides, the University of Dhaka …

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Debapriya Bhattacharya addresses civil society members in Chandpur

Democracy cannot sustain without free-thinking, freedom of speech and participatory politics, observed Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow, CPD while addressing a local-level dialogue on the civil society’s role in dealing with political uncertainties. The local-level dialogue styled “বর্তমান পরিস্থিতিতে নাগরিক সমাজের ভূমিকা ও করণীয় শীর্ষক,” among eminent citizens in Chanpur, …

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Discussions on FY2015 National Budget in Sylhet, Bangladesh

Deliberations on the CPD Analysis of the National Budget FY2014-15 gained regional outreach through a local level dialogue in Sylhet in association with the Sacheton Nagorik Committee (SANAC), Sylhet. CPD Additional Research Director Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem presented the keynote focusing on the state of the national economy, the long …

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Regional Disparity Needed to be Adequately Addressed in National Budget: Urged Speakers in Post-Budget Dialogue at Rajshahi

“The northern region of the country has remained neglected by every government and the same situation exists till date,” speakers said in a post-budget dialogue titled Analysis of the National Budget FY2012-13 on 25 June 2012 at the Nanking Darbar Hall, Rajshahi organised by CPD in association with the Department …

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Political Stability Must for Budget Implementation: Says Speakers at CPD-BEA Budget Dialogue at Chittagong

A post-budget dialogue titled An Analysis of the National Budget for FY2011-12 was organised by CPD in Chittagong, in association with Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), Chittagong Chapter on 25 June 2011 at the Chittagong Club Ltd. Auditorium. Mr Mainuddin Khan Badal, MP from Chittagong attended the dialogue as the Chief …

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Budgetary Implementation and Sane Bureaucratism Stressed at CPD-BEA Regional Dialogue

Good performance with regard to budgetary implementation and a depoliticised bureaucracy in the development process were called for by the discussants in a post-budget dialogue titled An Analysis of the National Budget for FY2010-11, held on 24 June 2010 at the Dalia Room of Hotel The Peninsula, Chittagong organised by …

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