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Soon the situation in Chittagong Hill Tracts will be calm: Obaidul Quader

KNF attack to loot money and show capability: RAB

Kidnapped manager of Sonali Bank returns to his family

Home Minister to visit Bandarban tomorrow to inspect situation

Prime Minister Hasina seeks India's cooperation to bring electricity from Bhutan

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 22 March 2024: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought India's cooperation to import electricity from Bhutan. Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pranay Verma called on the Prime Minister at Ganabhaban, his official residence, on Thursday and sought this cooperation.

Solar power plants are being built in three districts at a cost of Tk 10,612 crore

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 15 March 2024: The government has approved the setting up of 300 MW solar power plants in Khulna, Moulvibazar and Rajbari districts. If electricity is purchased on the basis of 'no electricity, no payment' for a period of 20 years, the total cost will be Tk 10 thousand 612 crores and 80 lakhs.

Electricity price to rise from March

Dhaka, Feb 27: The government has decided to increase the price of electricity at the consumer level. This new price will be effective from March.

Bangladesh's power generation capacity will be 60,000MW by 2041

Dhaka, Sept 6: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said that Bangladesh's potential electricity generation capacity will be around 60,000 MW by 2041.

A tripartite agreement to be signed to bring Nepal's electricity to Bangladesh

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, 18 August 2023: Tripartite agreement to supply electricity from Nepal to Bangladesh via India will be signed soon. It has already been agreed in principle to bring this electricity from Nepal mainly using Indian transmission lines. Once the agreement is completed, 40 MW of electricity from Nepal will transit through the Indian grid and enter Bangladesh. Indian media reported this information in a report on Thursday.

Electricity reaches remote island of Kutubdia

Dhaka, July 22: In the remote island of Kutubdia, many people have seen ice cream for the first time in their life along with various facilities under the light of electricity. Maternity mothers no longer have to risk crossing the sea, caesarean delivery is done at the upazila hospital.

99.32% households getting electricity

Dhaka, April 13: In addition to improving the quality of life, it has been said about the advancement of socio-economic conditions - According to the data obtained from the household income and expenditure survey in 2022, the percentage of households currently benefiting from electricity is 99.32 percent, which was 75.92 percent and 55.26 percent in 2016 and 2010. Currently the electrification rate in the country is 100 percent. Besides, the literacy rate has increased to 74 percent.

Electricity prices rise again at wholesale and retail levels

Dhaka, February 1: Electricity prices increased again at the wholesale and retail levels. This price has increased by executive order. For this, a notification was issued by the Ministry of Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources on Monday. The new prices will be effective from February.

Gazette published increasing electricity price by 5%

Dhaka, January 13: The retail price of electricity at the consumer level in the country increased by 5 percent. The new price of electricity will be effective from this month (January). The government on Thursday issued a gazette increasing the price.

Nepal will supply 50 MW electricity to Bangladesh

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 26: Ambassador of Nepal Ghanshyam Bhandari said that Nepal will supply 40-50 MW electricity to Bangladesh at the moment, but the amount will increase after the completion of a mega project in their power sector.

Power tariff not increasing

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 13: The power tariff is remaining unchanged. The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has not taken any decision to increase the tariff of electricity as per the proposal of the Power Development Board- PDB.

Power tariff to rise

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 12: The announcement of the increase in wholesale electricity tariff is coming on Thursday (October 13). Several members of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) have confirmed this information.

Load-shedding: State Minister for Power requests to keep patience

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 11: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said that this month will be difficult, calling upon the countrymen who are suffering from load-shedding to be patient. The state minister said this while talking to reporters at the secretariat on Monday.

It will take 2 more years to have an uninterrupted grid with modern technology

Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Oct 8: It will take about two more years to have an uninterrupted grid with modern technology.

Several places in the country experiences power outage

Dhaka, October 4: Various parts of the country, including the capital, have been left without electricity. It is said to have happened due to a fault in the national grid, but no one has been able to confirm the fault yet. State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid Bipu said that the National Grid has failed.