Edtech startup raises $1.3 million; Government hands out $53 million in cash assistance to those affected by latest lockdown; World Bank provides $50 million through Wage Earners Welfare Board to help returning migrant workers faced with unemployment.
The economy is recovering with exports in the first 11 months of FY2021 growing by 13.6% year on year.
Government appoints Dr Shamsul Alam as State Minister for Planning to expedite infrastructure projects.
A weekly round up of articles about work, employment, social security, business and the economy. This week’s round up comes from The Daily Star and The Business Standard. Here is the news for the week ending:
29th July 2021