Work for Money, WFM
Working age group
To renovate rural infrastructure.
Ministry of Finance. 2017. Bangladesh Economic Review 2017, ch. 13 – Poverty Alleviation. Dhaka: Bangladesh Government Press. <https://mof.portal.gov.bd/sites/default/files/files/mof.portal.gov.bd/page/e8bc0eaa_463d_4cf9_b3be_26ab70a32a47/Ch-13%20%28English-2017%29_Final.pdf>. Accessed 06 August 2018.
World Bank. 2017. “International Development Association Project Paper on a Proposed Additional Financing and Restructuring in the Amount of SDR 174.10 million (USD 245.00 million equivalent) to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for the Safety Net Systems for the Poorest Project).” Report No. PAD245. <http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/367281513566026030/pdf/Bangladesh-Safety-Net-PAD2451-PAD-11282017.pdf>. Accessed 06 August 2018.
Previous programme name (if any)
15.18 lac (1 lac = 100,000)/man-month (2018-19)
BDT720.00 crore (1 crore = 10 million) in the 2018-19 fiscal year
Targeting and eligiblity
People who own at most 50 acres of land and those affected by river erosion or natural disasters
Coverage and other information
Type of benefits
Wages are paid in cash or their food equivalent
Amount of benefits
8 kg of rice/wheat or money equivalent to 7 hours of work
Benefit delivery mechanism