Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme

An initiative of the Cabinet Division and the General Economics Division (GED), Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

New programme to replace TR, VGF

“The government has decided to introduce a new affordable food assistance programme to replace the TR and VGF feeding programmes that have long been criticised for political favouritism and corruption.
Under the new programme, people would pay a token price of Tk15 for a kilogram of rice, which would allow the programme to cover more people in need than before, an official at the Finance Ministry said.”
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