Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme

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

Social Safety Nets: Not many urban poor getting help

Says World Bank report

Rejaul Karim Byron and Sohel Parvez
Most of the poor people in urban areas remain deprived of the government’s social protection benefits.
Only 17.84 percent of the poor people living in towns and cities receive support from social safety schemes, whereas 35.77 percent of the poor people in rural areas get the benefits, according to a World Bank report.
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