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Dhaka Saturday,  Mar 23, 2019

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Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company Ltd (BIFPCL) is providing free of cost healthcare services for the poor people of the Rampal area. The service includes free prescription, free medicine, and emergency care with some limited diagnosis services. The free medical services are available for general people of the vicinity for two days of a week- Saturday and Tuesday. Besides, the medical service along with emergency services are also available for week... »
Three new post of Deputy Managing Director (DMD) is created for the state-run Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution company’s three different region. After joining the three new DMDs will be the head of the distribution area of Mymensingh, Narayanganj and Gazipur region which were previously headed by a general manager. Petrobangla has already appointed three new DMDs and the authority claims that, the posts are created to bring acceleration in... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today urged the public and private enterprises in Indonesia to invest in Bangladesh, said an official release here today. “Bangladesh has a better environment now for foreign investments …All the foreign invests are protected by the national security,” said the state minster while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indonesia in its capital Jakarta to increase energy cooperation. The... »
Ensuring sustainable energy is a big challenge for Bangladesh. In fact, due to some financial and technical factors,  ensuring sustainable energy is always very challenging for any developing countries like Bangladesh. Speaker of a seminar titled ‘Sustainable Energy in Future’ told like this on Thursday. The seminar was organized by a fortnightly magazine named Energy & Power at the Bidyut Bhaban in the city. Tajul Islam, the president of the... »
Summit Power Limited, the largest independent power producer in Bangladesh, has recently appointed Md. Mostafa Kamal as its new Advisor. On his appointment he said, “I am pleased to be a part of Summit Power that employs numerous Bangladeshi engineers by creating high skilled jobs and has great track record in technology transfer.” Prior to joining Summit, he held important positions such as Managing Director of Electricity Generation Company of... »
Commemorating the 11th anniversary of Phulbari Movement, activists on Saturday demanded that the government should implement the ‘six-point Phulbari agreement,’ including withdrawal of cases filed against the protesters and scrap all controversial energy dealings with foreign stakeholders. They also urged the people to resist implementation of the hazardous Rampal coal-fired power plant near the Sunderbans. Central organisers of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports... »
Today is the 11th anniversary of Phulbari Tragedy Day. On this day in 2006, the then Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) and Police opened fire on a demonstration organized by the villagers, indigenous people, protesting against open-pit coal-mining by Asia Energy. At least 3 were killed namely Aminul, Salekin, Torikul, 20 more were shot and more than 200 were injured on this tragic day. Four days after the incident, the then BNP-led... »
State Minister for Power, energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the BNP-Jamaat alliance while in power made deals with Niko with a motive to jeopardize Bangladesh financially through corruption. “BNP-Jamaat is very harmful for the country. They made the corruption to jeopardize the country financially through Niko deals,” he told newsmen soon after a High Court (HC) verdict declaring Canadian company Niko’s joint venture deal with Bangladesh Petroleum... »

Energy Price To Rise 3 Times In 10 Years

Transparency, Efficiency & Subsidy are the key

It’s a known fact that, the energy prices will rise after the import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in fact, it might rise up to three folds in the next 10 years. However, the prices can be kept within the limit of the mass people by increasing efficiency of the whole energy sector. Subsidies must be provided for the mass people even after fixing the energy price on the basis... »
The construction work of Rampal Power Plant will continue as the UNESCO has endorsed the government’s scientific statement at the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee. “Necessary infrastructure will also be constructed at the site as per recommendations of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO,” Prime Minister’s Energy Affairs Adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, Bir Bikram, told a press conference over the Rampal power plant project at Bidyut Bhaban. He... »