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'UP open budget necessity for grassroots uplift'

RAJSHAHI, May 16, 2018 (BSS) - Open declaration of annual budget in local government institutions is very important for making the grassroots level infrastructural and other socio-economic development works more transparent,accountable and need-oriented.

The observation came at an open budget announcement ceremony of Huzripara Union Parishad at its hall room under Paba upazila of the district Tuesday afternoon.

AyenUddin, MP, and Upazila Chairman Khairunnessa addressed the function as chief and special guests respectively with the Union Parishad Chairman Akhter Faruque in the chair.

Large number of local peoples both men and women comprising teachers, farmers, professional leaders and students were present at the meeting.

Lawmaker Ayen Uddin stressed the need for enhanced participation of the common people in formulating effective local budgets and its proper implementation.

Earlier, UP Chairman Akhter Faruque announced the annual development
proposed budget showing around Taka 1.65 crore as earning and Taka 1.64 crore as expenditure for the 2018-2019 fiscal in the ceremony.

He also gave reply to various questions from the commoners on the proposed budget and its implementation.