The implementation of ADP (Annual Development Program) has stood at 23.53 percent from July-December of the current financial year 2022-23.
This rate was 24.06 percent progress during the corresponding period of last fiscal year.
The government’s austerity measures have hit implementation of the revised annual development programme (ADP) in first half (H1) of the current fiscal year with 23.53 per cent, which is lowest in six years.
However, IMED have found that ten key ministries and divisions, including Foreign Ministry are the lowest performer to implement fund for the ADP projects, said according to the Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED).
The government has allocated 0.04 percent fund of the total ADP. Whereas, in the first half, the foreign ministry has used zero percent of their fund, they said.
The Ministry of Public Administration achieved only 5.31 percent, land ministry 6.07 percent, health ministry 9.51 percent, Disaster Management and Relief Ministry 10.66 percent, Primary and Mass Education ministry 11.98
percent, Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) 12.21 percent and Food Ministry 16.98 percent in the first six months.
Similarly, Cabinet Division achieved 79.66 percent, while Bridge Division implemented 44.43 percent in the first half of the current fiscal. The Energy Division executed 38.57 percent in the first percent, Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE) 12.21 percent and Food Ministry 16.98 percent in the first six months.
Similarly, Cabinet Division achieved 79.66 percent, while Bridge Division implemented 44.43 percent in the first half of the current fiscal. The Energy Division executed 38.57 percent in the first six month of the current fiscal of the ADP.
The execution rate was 18.61 percent in the July-November, which was lowest in the last seven years, officials also said.
IMED data showed that the government spent Tk 60,248.74 crore in July-December out of a total Tk 2,56,000 crore for ADP projects.
According to the Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation Division (IMED) report, the execution rate stands at 92.89 percent in FY22.
Meanwhile, the rate was 82.11 percent and 80.39 percent in FY21 and FY20, respectively.
A total of 1,496 projects were completed in the ADP of the current fiscal. Among them, 1,441 main projects, 46 sub-projects and nine development assistance projects.
Among these projects, 106 technical assistance projects, 1,296 investment projects.
Besides, in December, ministries, divisions and departments have spent 5.13 percent on project implementation. This month, the budget of various government projects have used a total amount of Tk 13,126.64 crore.
The implementation in December of the previous year was 5.45 percent.
Till December, various institutions of the government have spent Tk 33,760 crores of government fund, which is 22.66 percent of the allocation. Foreign funds spent Tk 24,423 crores, which is 26.54 percent of the total allocation.
Besides, the rest of the money have been spent from the institutions' own funds, which Tk 2066 crore or 20.79 percent of the total allocation.