State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said that team effort and eagerness can play a major role for success in the power sector.
“It is must to work together to meet challenges for uninterrupted and affordable power supply across the country,” he said this at a view exchange meeting with power division officials at his ministry conference room.
The power division organized the view exchange meeting after obtaining the first position to implement the annual performance agreement (APA) in the financial year 2022-23.
The state minister said that the achievement of the Independence Award or the Digital Bangladesh Award has been associated with achievements of the Power Division.
“Consumers’ aspiration is being increased as they got electricity during the present government tenure. Quality and uninterrupted power at an affordable price is now one of the demands of consumers,” he added.
Nasrul Hamid said, “United effort should be made to meet this demand. Smart meter, smart grid, SCADA, ERP, underground distribution and transmission system, big data analysis and successful use of artificial intelligent technology is a time befitting demand.”
The power division attained 99.96 numbers by getting 100 percent number, while the energy and mineral resources division obtained the third position with 99.43 numbers among 52 ministries and divisions.
Power Division also secured the top position in the last fiscal year with obtaining 70 out of 70 of its own activities while 29.96 points out of 30 in good government and reform activities.
Senior Secretary of Power Division Md Habibur Rahman presided over the meeting, while officials of the power division were present among others.