Dhaka, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 07:52 AM   
     
Home Energy BD Energy World Green Energy Opinion Interview Environment Business Others Archive
LATEST >
বাংলা সংস্করণ
   
PM opens Bheramara 410MW Power Plant

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday opened Bheramara 410MW Combined Cycle Power Plant and cent percent electrification in 15 upazilas renewing her call to the people to be economical in using electricity.

The premier inaugurated the power plant and cent percent electrification in 15 upazilas through a videoconferencing from her official Ganabhaban residence here this morning.

From the same function, she opened innovative online training platform “Kusholi”.

The Bheramara combined cycle duel fuel power plant was constructed at a cost of Tk 3,784.98 crore. Of the amount, the government provided Tk 634.72 crore while the rest came as project assistance.

The North-West Power Generation Company Ltd, an organisation of the Power Development Board, implemented the project at Bahirchar in Bheramara upazila of Kushtia.

The 15 upazilas brought under 100 percent electrification are Dhamrai of Dhaka, Nikoli of Kishoreganj, Rauzan of Chittagong, Pirganj of Rangpur, Khoksha of Kushtia, Debhata of Satkhira, Rupsha, Fultala and Dighalia of Khulna, Bagatipara of Natore, Bera of Pabna, Bianibazar of Sylhet, Dinajpur Sadar and Birampur of Dinajpur.

With these upazilas, cent percent electrification facilities were inaugurated in 51 upazilas of the country.

“Kusholi” is a web-based learning management system or software used to plan, implement and assess a specific learning process.

It will support Bangladesh’s expanding electricity needs over the next three decades, while anyone can join the training from anywhere in Bangladesh.

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury also spoke on the occasion.

Power Division Secretary Dr Ahmed Kaikaus made a power point presentation on the past, present and future of the electricity in Bangladesh, while PM’s Principal Secretary Md Nojibur Rahman moderated the function.

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid were present. 

Besides, chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Tazul Islam, Jatiya Sangsad Whip Atiur Rahman Atiq, the Japanese Charge d’Affaires in Dhaka, parliament members and senior officials of the Prime Minister’s Office were present at the function, among others.

Later, the prime minister exchanged views with the cross section of people including government officials, public representatives, teachers, guardians, students, freedom fighters and beneficiaries through the videoconferencing.

Print Friendly and PDF

   You may also like

Category: Power
Orion’s Rupsha plant adds 105MW to national grid

Category: Power
‘Bangladesh Smart Electrical Company will manufacture five lakh pre-paid meter a year’

Category: Power
PTC sings $1.8 billion power supply deal with Bangladesh

Category: Power
PGCB signs deal to upgrade Aminbazar grid sub-station

Category: Power
Plan to extend power transmission lines to 36,870 kms by 2041

Category: Power
Bangladesh-India joint steering committee on power meets in Sylhet

Category: Power
Partial production at Barapukuria power plant resumes

Category: Power
Bangladesh begins import of additional 300 MW power from India

Category: Power
NWPGCL sign deal with Siemens on 3600 MW LNG power plant at Payra
     
    RECENT STORIES   MOST READ
    FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK
    Recent Power Stories
Orion’s Rupsha plant adds 105MW to national grid
‘Bangladesh Smart Electrical Company will manufacture five lakh pre-paid meter a year’
PTC sings $1.8 billion power supply deal with Bangladesh
PGCB signs deal to upgrade Aminbazar grid sub-station
Plan to extend power transmission lines to 36,870 kms by 2041
Bangladesh-India joint steering committee on power meets in Sylhet
Partial production at Barapukuria power plant resumes
Bangladesh begins import of additional 300 MW power from India
NWPGCL sign deal with Siemens on 3600 MW LNG power plant at Payra
Drawback in power sector during BNP regime ‘unprecedented’: PM


Explore the energynewsbd.com
Home
Energy World
Opinion
Environment
Others
Energy BD
Green Energy
Interview
Business
Archive
About Us Contact Us Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy Advertisement Policy