The writer is the Executive Director of the Centre for Policy Dialogue.
The unreal target for revenue mobilisation has made the target numbers provided in the national budget unreliable and less authentic. For several years,
The finance minister has recently rejected the survey findings of multiple organisations on the number of “new poor” created due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the year of Bangladesh’s golden jubilee, the finance minister has presented the 50th budget of Bangladesh for fiscal year (FY) 2022.
Public health has never been a priority sector for the government of Bangladesh when it comes to budget allocation.
The need for higher allocation for the social safety net programmes (SSNPs) has never been felt so badly than during the ongoing pandemic.
The pandemic has pointed out the need for placing the youth issues at the centre stage of policy discourse.
Over the past one and a half years or so, the pandemic has changed many things in our lives. It may continue to bring in more changes as the consequences of the pandemic unfold.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, educational institutions have been closed in an attempt to contain the spread of the virus.
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