Frequently Asked Questions
What is Main Scheme? How does Main Scheme differ to other projects and
programmes run by BRDB?
Main Scheme is the core rural development programme run within BRDB. It
differs to the other projects and programmes because it is continually
running and has no completion date. For more information about Main
Scheme please see projects page.
What is an Upazila?
An Upazila is the term used within Bangladesh to describe a
sub-district, Upazila's are small regional administration centres that
are smaller than districts and contain many villages. BRDB operates in
476 of the 481 Upazilas within Bangladesh.
How much money is a Lakh?
Lakh and Crore are numerical units used within South Asia. A Lakh is
equivalent to 100,000 and a Crore is equivalent to 10,000,000. One Lakh
Taka is worth approximately $US1,450.