Staff Correspondent, Ctg
Chattogram City Corporation Mayor Alhaj A Z M Nasir Uddin has unveiled a Tk 2425.42 crore budget for 2018-2019 fiscal without tax increase with a special emphasis on infrastructural development and removal of water logging of the
port city.
Of the total budget, Tk 694.92 crore has been earmarked from the own fund of CCC while TK 1730.50 crore would be available from different development grants.
Announcing the budget in presence of CCC ward councilors, officials and journalists at KB Abdus Sattar auditorium, Mayor Nasir Uddin said “No new tax has been imposed in the budget. It is a development-oriented budget aiming at providing better civic amenities to city dwellers,” he added.
The mayor in his speech said the proposed budget has given special emphasis on removal of water logging, the major problem for the city dwellers, infrastructure
developments, education and
health sectors.
He announced that CCC has taken up various development
projects, including building of the port city as clean and green, reducing of water-logging,
digging up of cannels according to the master plan of 1995 and building a garments’ village at Khalurghat.
The mayor also announced Tk 883 crore 38 lakh 70 thousand revised budget for the 2017-18 fiscal.