DHAKA: Finance Minister AMA Muhith said the per capita income has been upgraded to $848 (Tk 66,283) during fiscal year 2011-2012.
The minister came up with the announcement while placing the 41st national budget for fiscal 2012-13 at the national parliament on Thursday afternoon.
During FY 2010-11, the per capita income was $816 (Tk 58,083).
The government Thursday placed in parliament a Tk 191,738 crore budget for FY 2012-13 targeting a higher GDP growth of 7.2 percent.
The total outlay for the revenue and development budgets has been fixed at Tk 191,738 crore while revenue target at Tk 1,39,670 crore, leaving a deficit of Tk 52,068 crore.
A total of Tk 116,824 crore is expected to come from tax revenue and Tk 22,846 crore from non-tax revenues.
BDST: 2203 HRS, JUN 07, 2012
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