Jagannath University teachers said they wanted to evaluate the candidates to allow more meritorious students in
The finance ministry issued the order on Thursday, a day after the government took several decisions to slash expenses and control commodity prices, including stepping up efforts to balance out the energy crisis with a 25 percent reduction in the use of electricity in public offices.
The allocation for the power and energy sector cannot be used for other purposes, according to the notice.
An additional commerce secretary said government officials will receive 20 percent less than what they have been receiving for the cars from the government pool.
A hike in fuel prices in the international market amid the Russia-Ukraine war has also forced the Bangladesh government to bring back recurring power cuts.