June 12, 2021
Speakers in webinar on post budget analysis for the fiscal year 2021-22 put emphasize on revenue generation aiming to increase tax- gross domestic product (GDP) ratio. They said that the budget size compared to GDP size is not praiseworthy. “We have to battle pandemic situation with present budgetary allocation but the allocation for much-discussed sectors are little”- the experts said also. To reduce income inequality now persisting in economy is possible through decent tax management- they opined. “In order to implement the budget within prescribed time, the need for good governance is a must- the panelists said and adding that the people having high capacity is now badly required to execute the whole allocation” – the speakers also commented. They came up with the remarks in the webinar titled “Post Budget Analysis FY 2021-22” on Saturday. Department of Economics of Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University (MBSTU) organized the program. Social Science faculty dean and economics department chairman Dr Md Nazmus Sadekin presided over the session where assistant professor of economics department Kazi Mezbah Uddin Ahamad moderated the webinar seminar.
Policy Research Institute ( PRI) executive director Dr Ahsan H. Mansur, Centre for Policy Dialogue ( CPD) senior research fellow Towfiqul Islam Khan, associate professor of economics of International Islamic university Malaysia Dr Rafia Afroz, Professor of economics department of Dhaka university Dr Sayema Haque Bidisha, Professor of Agribusiness and Marketing department of Bangladesh Agricultural University ( BAU)- Mymensingh Dr Mohammad Jahangir Alam, BAU professor of Agricultural Economics Dr Ismat Ara Begum, economic analysts - Md Mazadul Hoque and Mamun Rashid spoke in the program. As chief guest MBSTU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Md Alauddin and as special guest pro-vice chancellor professor Dr ARM Solaiman were present here among others.
The Webinar can be watched here on YouTube.
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