July 19, 2024, 11:34 pm

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2024-06-25 09:27:50 BdST

Govt organisations owe over Tk 50,0000cr to different banks

A total of 56 government organisations are owed Tk 51,391 crore to different public and private banks as of 31 March 31, this year.

Finance Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali said this in the parliament on Monday replying to a query of ruling Awami League lawmaker elected from Noakhali-2. Morshed Alam.

Of the total 56 government organisations, Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC) owed the highest amount of Tk 15,550 crore to banks, according to statistics placed by the finance minister before the parliament.

Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology owed the lowest amount of Tk 78 lakh to different banks.

The other major government organisations are: Sugar Mills (Tk 7813 crore), Fertilizer, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Industries (Tk 7250.71 crore), other non-financial corporations-public (Tk 6060.37 crore), Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (Tk 5018.06 crore), Bangladesh Biman Corporation (Tk 4441.38 crore), Food Ministry (Tk 644.80 crore), Bangladesh Jute Mills and Related Enterprises (Tk 603.41 crore), Bangladesh Machine Tools Factory Limited (Tk 587.03 crore), Bangladesh Services Ltd (Tk 580.10 crore), Dhaka Electric Supply Company (Tk 277.60 crore), Equity Entrepreneurship Fund (Tk 265.95 crore), Other Financial Intermediaries-Public (Tk 165 crore) and Jahangirnagar University (Tk 144.78 crore).

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