The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved six development projects involving Tk 1219.26 crore, including one to construct some 672 residential flats for government officials and employees at Aliganj in Narayanganj.
The approval came from the 24th Ecnec meeting of the current fiscal year held at the NEC conference room in the city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area with Ecnec chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
Briefing reporters after the meeting, Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said a total of six projects were approved today with an outlay of Tk 1219.26 crore.
“Of the total project cost, Tk 894.92 crore will come from the national exchequer, Tk 84.19 crore from the organisation’s own fund while Tk 240.15 crore from project assistance,” he said.
Of the approved six projects, five are new while one is revised project, the minister added.