Government brings 44 pourasavas under EGP tender system: Eng Mosharraf
11 November 2015, Nirapad News: LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Engineer Khandker Mosharraf Hossain today told the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) that 44 pourasavas (Municipality) have been implementing procurement activities through the Electronic Government Procurement (EGP) tender system.
“The government would bring rest of the pourasavas under the EGP tender process by providing training aimed at preventing misuse of public money and ensuring transparency in the tender procurement,” he said while replying to a question from independent member M Rustom Ali Farazi in the House.
The minister informed the House that the internal training programme on EGP and other related issues for officers and employees of the pourasavas were being implemented by Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Replying to another question from Gazi MM Amjad Hossain Milon, the minister said the government has provided taka 97,92,000 as welfare grant and taka 1,17,70,000 as rotation fund in the 2014-2015 financial year.
He said the total grant rose to taka 2,15,62,000 under the scheme, the ‘Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar’ (One House One Farm) project.