SANGSAD BHABAN,Sept 9, 2019 (BSS) – Bangladesh Sugar Crop Research
Institute Bill, 2019 was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad with an objective to
update the act through repealing the previous act.
Agriculture Minister Dr M Abdur Razzaque placed the bill in the House with
Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the Chair.
Placing the bill, the Agriculture Minister said the proposed bill will
repeal the previous act which was amended in 2002.
Earlier, Bangladesh Sugarcane Research Institute Act, 1996 was enacted for
establishing the institute and then the Bangladesh Sugarcane Research
Institute (amendment ) Act 2002 was enacted through amendment to the previous
On September 16, 2015, the government has changed the name of the
institute as Bangladesh Sugar Crop Research Institute, but the title of the
act has not been changed in line with the new name of the institute,
according to the object of the bill.
The Agriculture Minister urged the House to send the bill to the
parliamentary standing committee on the Agriculture for further scrutiny
within 30 days.