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Govt to increase allocation for social safety net programme

Poor people, including the old, widows, deserted and destitute women and the financially insolvent disabled, will get more allowances in the next fiscal 2018-2019 (FY19) as the government is going to increase the allocation for the Social Safety Net Programme.

"The coverage of the Social Safety Net Programme will be increased. As well as, the amount for the programme will also be increased in the next budget," Finance Secretary Mohammad Muslim Chowdhury told BSS. Read More