Health Desk-- 8th June, 2018: Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Thursday proposed an allocation of Taka 9,658 crore for the Disaster Management and Relief Ministry in the proposed budget for fiscal (FY) 2018-19.
The allocation is Taka 976 crore more than the revised budget of the previous FY 2017-18 of Taka 8,682 crore. The proposed budget of the fiscal 2017-18 for the ministry was Taka 8,853 crore.
Of the total allocated Taka 9,658 crore, Taka 3,496 crore will be spent under the Annual Development Programme (ADP) and Taka 6,162 crore under non-development sector.
Placing the budget proposals the Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said, ongoing activities to increase awareness and resilience regarding earthquake and other disaster management will be continued.