Dhaka, Sunday, March 24, 2019 05:16 AM   
     
Home Energy BD Energy World Green Energy Opinion Interview Environment Business Others Archive
LATEST >
বাংলা সংস্করণ
   
PM opens Payra thermal power plant rehabilitation project

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated Payra power plant rehabilitation project at Kolapara and visited the power plant.

The premier opened the scheme named Swapner Thikana at a function on the power plant premises.

She also visited newly constructed houses for the people affected in project area and handed over keys and registration papers to the rehabilitated families.

She also released fish fries into the ponds of the centre and planted a sapling.

Earlier, she visited Payra thermal power plant project where Power Division Secretary Ahmed Kaikaus and the project director briefed her on different aspects of the plant.

She also briefly addressed a gathering of workers and said that the power plant will bring about a revolutionary change in the life and livelihood of the people of the southern region.

“The power plant will open the door for a beautiful life of the people of the region,” she said.

Sheikh Hasina thanked all concerned for working round-the-clock to complete the project.

Highlighting the government’s steps for generating electricity in the country, the prime minister said the government has been able to produce 20,000MW electricity over the last 10 years.

Ministers, parliament members, PM’s advisers, local AL leaders and high civil and military officials were present.

The state-run North-West Power Generation Company Ltd and Chinese CMC Company are jointly constructing the ultra supercritical power plant.

According to officials, the present capacity of the plant is 1,497 MW, while the future plan is to produce 6,130 MW.

The authorities have set a target to generate 10,000 MW by 2025 through the plant.

Through the same function, the prime minister opened 16 development projects of different areas of Patuakhali district by unveiling their plaques from Payra thermal power plant.

Print PDF

   You may also like

Category: Power
Efforts continue to ensure uninterrupted power supply: Nasrul

Category: Power
ECNEC approves Tk 3,322cr Boropukuria-Kaliakoir 400kV line project

Category: Power
ECNEC approves 2 power distribution projects

Category: Power
150MW power to add in northern region

Category: Power
Govt to spend Tk 2,000cr to ensure non-stop power supply to Dhaka, N’ganj

Category: Power
GCM and POWERCHINA inks $4bn power deal

Category: Power
Rural people happy as electricity reaches door steps

Category: Power
Peak, off-peak load gap cut mandatory, says energy adviser

Category: Power
Bangladesh mulls exporting power to Nepal during winter
     
    RECENT STORIES   MOST READ
    FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK
    Recent Power Stories
Efforts continue to ensure uninterrupted power supply: Nasrul
ECNEC approves Tk 3,322cr Boropukuria-Kaliakoir 400kV line project
ECNEC approves 2 power distribution projects
150MW power to add in northern region
Govt to spend Tk 2,000cr to ensure non-stop power supply to Dhaka, N’ganj
GCM and POWERCHINA inks $4bn power deal
Rural people happy as electricity reaches door steps
Peak, off-peak load gap cut mandatory, says energy adviser
Bangladesh mulls exporting power to Nepal during winter
Sustainable electricity connection to every household main challenge


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