** People rescuing an injured passenger from inside a passenger bus hit by a truck on Dhaka-Mawa Expressway in Shologhar area of Shreenagar upazila in Munshiganj on Thursday. ** Motorcycles allowed on Padma Bridge after 10 months ** Commuters charge extra fare, passengers disappointed ** 78 people killed in Yemen stampede ** Moon sighting committee meets today to ascertain Eid day ** 9 killed in road accidents in 3 districts ** US announces new $325 m military aid package for Ukraine ** Eid-ul-Fitr in Saudi Arabia today ** Eid exodus begins ** LPG price cut illusive ** 15 hurt as bus overturns in capital ** New interbank cheque clearing timings set for Eid holidays ** Four women hit by a train die in Tangail ** 12.28 lakh SIM users left Dhaka on Tuesday ** Sylhet engineer threatened over power outage ** People rush to village homes to spend Eid holidays with their near and dear ones. This photo was taken from Sadarghat Launch Terminal on Tuesday. NN photo ** Surge in cases of dehydration, diarrhoea amid summer heat wave ** Padma Bridge construction cost increases by Tk 2,412cr ** PM gives Tk 90m to Bangabazar fire victims ** Textile workers block highway demanding wage, Eid bonus ** Attack on PM's motorcade Ex-BNP MP, 3 others get life term ** Load-shedding increases for demand of electricity during heat wave ** Motorbikes to be allowed on Padma bridge from Thursday ** 5-day Eid vacation begins from today ** Take Nangalkot train accident as a warning about negligence of govt functionaries **

Faridpur Pourashava unveils Tk 139cr budget for 2014-15 fiscal

28 June 2014

BSS, Faridpur :
A total budget of Taka 139 crore 42 lakh 56 thousand for the 2014-15 fiscal year of Faridpur Pourashava, the biggest ever in size since the establishment of this local government institution in 1869, was unveiled Friday here at local Ambica Memorial hall yesterday giving special emphasis on infrastructure improvement.
Mayor of Faridpur Pourashava Shaikh Mahatab Ali Methu announced the budget in presence of a large number of citizens of this pourashava.
The revised budget of the outgoing 2013-14 fiscal was Taka 42 crore 30 lakh 45 thousand 464 while the new budget for next fiscal stood at Taka 139 crore 42 lakh.
In the budget document an amount of Taka 23 crore 11 lakh 81 thousand 92 was shown in the revenue head, Taka 8 crore 52 lakh 11 thousand 252 in the development head, Taka 2 crore 78 lakh in the capital head while Taka 105 crore 29 thousand 625 was earmarked in the project head.
Presenting the budget the mayor sought the cooperation of all particularly the citizens for the successful implementation of the budget with utmost accountability and transparency.
The budget meeting was also addressed, among others, by Sadar Upazilla parishad chairman Khondoker Mohtesham Hossain Babor, BSS Correspondent Prof. Shahjahan, Faridpur Diabetic Association Secretary Prof. Sheikh Abdus Samad, Councilor Anisur Rahman Choudhury and NGO activist Asma Akhter Mukta.

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