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Dhaka Friday,  May 14, 2021

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Chevron Bangladesh has always undertaken initiatives to stand by its fence line communities. As part of its annual social investment efforts, the companyrecently provided materials (e.g., hand-pumps/pipes/filters, etc.) for 80 deep and shallow tube-wells for the supply of safe drinking water to people living near its operational areas, potentially covering 550 families in multiple Unions residing near Bibiyana, Bangladesh’s largest producing gas field. In addition, Chevron Bangladesh has also recently... »
State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid expressed Bangladesh’s interest to work with India for the development of the energy sector in this region. He conveyed such interest when newly appointed Indian high commissioner Vikram Doraiswami met him at his office in the Power and Energy Ministry. Welcoming the new Indian envoy, Nasrul Hamid said there was a huge opportunity for Bangladesh and India to work together... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that the country will achieve the target of access to electricity for all by December this year. He made the disclosure at a meeting with executive committee of the Forum for Energy Reporters Bangladesh (FERB), a journalist body of the working reporters in energy and power sector, on Sunday at the Power Division. Nasrul Hamid said the government... »
BERC can revise energy price more than once in a fiscal Parliament passes Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2020 The Jatiya Sangsad passed the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2020 on Wednesday to empower the BERC to make any change in tariff more than one time in a financial year. The existing law permits BERC to make any change in tariff once in a financial year, reports UNB. State... »
Eminent local and diaspora energy experts put high importance on extraction of coal resources of the country. Appreciating timely implementation of Payra coal fired power plant, they said, debate on coal will come to an end once people know more about the success of the coal fired power. Taking part in the discussion Mr. Nasrul Hamid, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources said, those who have created issues,... »
  Secretary, Power Division, Dr. Sultan Ahmed said that Rampal Power Plant has been implementing various social development activities. As a part of its community development programs and CSR activities, BIFPCL has conducted medical camps, distributed wheel chairs, implemented safe drinking water projects, distributed water filters in schools & colleges, provided skill development training like computer & sewing, distributed sewing machines, distributed relief amongst the poor during Covid-19 pandemic ,... »
Bangladesh and Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday agreed to undertake ‘special actions’ in order to expedite the implementation of ADB-assisted projects in this country for promoting faster economic recovery and greater job creation. The special actions for enhancing project performances include accelerating approval and paying mobilisation advance for large contracts, implementing health safety guidelines, and offering virtual training opportunities to the project staff and beneficiaries, reports UNB citing a... »
Khulna City Corporation Mayor Talukdar Abdul Khaleque in his speech as Chief Guest said that Rampal Power Plant has been working to ensure pure and safe drinking water for the common people of Rampal and Mongla Upazila. The power plant has established 5 drinking water installations in last one year in these two upazilas of Bagerhat district from where about 1500 villagers are getting safe drinking water. This has resolved... »
  Speakers in a webinar organized recently by Forum for Energy Reporters Bangladesh- FERB, stressed on domestic coal extraction and good governance in energy sector to achieve energy security of the country. They said, the country has a reserve of 3.1 billion tonnes of high-quality coal, but the government is yet to take effective steps to extract this resource and utilize it for power generation. The same is true for... »
Today is a black day, a day of darkness, sadness and day of doom of a nation. We lost Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the source of hope and aspiration of a newly born nation, the founder and above all the Father of the nation. He along with almost all the members of his family was brutally assassinated. With his martyrdom like many visionaries we could not achieve the ambition to... »