ECNEC approves Tk 25.41b project for digital economy

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved a Tk 25.41 billion Enhancing Digital Government and Economy (EDGE) project in a bid to create the necessary environment for the digital economy and also ensuring its flourish in Bangladesh.

The approval came from the 7th ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year (FY22) with ECNEC Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

The premier joined the meeting virtually from her official Ganobhaban residence while ministers, state ministers, planning commission members, and secretaries concerned attended the meeting from the NEC Conference Room at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area of Dhaka on Tuesday, reports BSS.

Briefing reporters after the meeting, Planning Minister MA Mannan said the meeting approved a total of 10 projects involving an overall estimated cost of Tk 74.47 billion.

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