Dhaka operative for South Asian power grid line

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Bangladesh is set to try a eventuality to daub poor power resources in India, Nepal, Bhutan as good as Myanmar. “A six-member corner technical organization is operative in India as good as Bangladesh to settle a common appetite grid in South Asia. It’ll try a eventuality to sell appetite from India, Nepal as good as Bhutan,” pronounced appetite multiplication cabinet partial of Abul Kalam Azad. The supervision will settle a common grid in this segment to safeguard a country’s appetite confidence in future. It has proposed talks with a beside countries in this connection, he said.
“We’re right divided a single step brazen to settle a common grid line. The Indian supervision has told us to proceed talks with Nepal as good as Bhutan to repair a date for a trilateral meeting,” he added.
Azad pronounced this during a press contention during Bidyut Bhaban following his latest revisit to India. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, confidant to a Prime Minister, ASM Alamgir Kabir, authority of a Power Development Board, as good as alternative comparison officials were present.
He pronounced Bangladesh would get 250 MW of physical phenomenon from India by Jun 2013. “We sealed an agreement with India to import 250 MW of power. We’ll additionally buy an additional 250 MW from a Indian open market. We’ll boyant a proposal to buy this volume of power. It’ll be published in both Indian as good as Bangladeshi dailies. We wish to take this eventuality to chateau a flourishing appetite demand,” he added.
On Feb 29, Bangladesh sealed an primary agreement with a National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) of India to squeeze around 250 MW of physical phenomenon from a inhabitant grid for a subsequent twenty-five years. The appetite will be supposing from a Indian appetite ministry’s unallocated share of physical phenomenon generated by a executive utility.
“India has since us a list of 9 companies. We’ll check their offers as good as confirm upon shopping electricity, as a cost will shift from plant to plant,” Azad noted.
Taking partial in a discussion, Taqfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury told reporters: “We have been to pointer a final understanding in Dhaka by this month. Hopefully, a authorities will concede us to finish a final assign by this time.”
However, a appetite squeeze rate will be around Tk. 4 per unit, he added. “The price tag will shift from time to time as per a agreement,” a central said.
According to a benefaction agreement, Bangladesh will outlay around Tk. 0.50 some-more – Tk. 0.04 as elect to a Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd, a auxiliary of a NTPC, Tk. 0.20 as wheeling charges to a Power Grid Corporation of India, as good as Tk. 0.23 as wheeling charges to a Power Grid Company of Bangladesh – for stuff oneself any section of alien appetite to a inhabitant grid.
ASM Alamgir Kabir pronounced 40 per cent building a total work of a 500 MW line in between Berhampur in Murshidabad district of India as good as Bhermara in a Ishurdi-Khulna area of horse opera Bangladesh has been completed.

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