prime minister sheikh hasina nowadays said the country’s drawback in strength zone at some stage in bnp regime turned into remarkable, which become not visible any a part of the world.
bangladesh’s general energy era ability become 1600-megawatt (mw) when awami league assumed energy in 1996. maximum elements of the country were plunging into darkness at that point and the authorities for the primary time engaged the private quarter to boost the sector.
“with the engagement of private quarter, she stated, the country’s overall strength era capacity rose to 4300 mw in five years. however, the technology capacity unprecedentedly came right down to 3200 mw inside the next five-yr tenure of bnp.
“i don’t recognize whether humans of any country have this type of bitter revel in,” she stated at the same time as inaugurating national energy and electricity week 2018 at the function at bashundhara metropolis international conference center right here nowadays.
sheikh hasina said manufacturing cost of every unit of strength is round taka 6.25, but the government is making it available to humans at taka 4.82.
in future the authorities would possibly withdraw the subsidy while country’s economy would get better, she stated urging the human beings to maintain austerity in the usage of strength.
reiterating al’s company dedication to make the us of a self-reliant in strength and energy, the top minister said her government has attached the highest significance to local cooperation in energy area with the development of electricity vegetation and grid lines with neighbouring international locations in addition to bimstec countries.
work is progressing to import extra 500-mw power from india and hydropower from nepal and bhutan. bangladesh, india and bhutan are waiting to sign a tripartite memorandum of knowledge (mou) for cooperation within the energy sector, she said.
the country wide strength and electricity week 2018 is being determined with the topic ‘onirban agami’ aimed at showcasing the successes, cutting-edge activities and destiny plan of the power and energy sector to the human beings.
as nicely, the week may be featured with the programmes of discussion crowning glory for school and college students, awarding journalists for fine reporting and employees for exact performance, honouring public and personal sector marketers and electricity customers of residential, commercial and business sectors for correct practices.
minister for electricity, water assets and irrigation of nepal barsha man pun ananta, high minister’s power and power adviser dr tawfiq-e-elahi chowdhury, bir bikram, and chairman of parliamentary status committee on energy and power md tajul islam attended the feature as special guests while state minister for power and strength nasrul hamid changed into inside the chair.
energy secretary dr ahmad kaikaus gave a presentation on the overall activities and future plan of the world even as mineral sources division secretary abu hena md rahmatul muneem spoke, amongst others, at the occasion.
an audiovisual documentary was exhibited on the development of the world at some point of the tenure of the present authorities.