State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Sunday said the government is patronizing newer technologies and researches in the power and energy sector.
“The government is encouraging expansion of people-friendly technology in the power sector,” he said this, while speaking as the chief guest at a seminar on Web-based Electricity Cost Modeling at Daffodil University Conference room.
The state minister said: “We have to make united efforts for nurturing and flourishing talent in the power sector. Efforts are underway to increase client’s service by introducing ERP, SCADA along with automation.”
Nasrul said the government is providing subsidy to reduce development gap between cities and villages.
Moderated by Professor Dr M Shamsul Alam, the seminar was also addressed, among others, by chairman of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission Monowar Islam, Power Secretary Dr Ahmed Kaikaus, Chairman of Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council Shahin Ahmed Chowdhury, Chairman of BPDB Engineer Khaled Mahmood and Director General of Power Cell Engineer Mohammad Hossain.