Due to the shutdown for coronavirus pandemic, the staffs at Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) have not been paid their salary for two consecutive months. The Ministry of Finance has granted Tk6 crore to BFDC to pay the salaries.
BFDC authorities received the official order on May 3. A total number of 261 BFDC workers have not been paid their salaries for March and April.
Every year, the Finance Ministry allots a certain amount of donation to the corporation. Many workers of BFDC have showed their plight regarding the uncertainty of their livelihood amid the pandemic.