The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) is going to hold mass hearings on gas price hike from March 11.
The energy regulator has already received proposals from all gas transmission and distribution companies about the hike.
The mass hearing will take place at the auditorium of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) in Karwanbazar, said a notice.
Any organisations or persons interested in taking part in the mass hearing should apply to the BERC by March 4.
The hearing will start with Petrobangla on March 11 in the morning.
Later, from 10:30am, the Gas Transmission Company Limited will place a proposal to increase the gas transmission charge. On March 12, the hearing of the Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd will be held from 10am to 12:30pm.
From 2:30pm to 5pm on the same day, the hearing of Sundarban Gas Company Limited will take place. On March 13, the hearing of the Bakhrabad Gas Distribution Company Ltd will be held from 10am to 12:30pm.
The hearing of the Jalalabad Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd will be held from 2:30pm to5:00 pm on the same day.
On March 14, the hearing of the Karnafuli Gas Distribution Company Ltd will take place from 10am to 12:30pm, while the Pashchimanchal Gas Company Ltd’s hearing will be held from 2:30 pm to 5pm.