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Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) is a statutory body created in May 1, 1972, by presidential Order No. 59 after bifurcation of erstwhile Bangladesh Water and Power Development Authority. BPDB started its operation with Installed Generation capacity of only 200 MW. Installed Generation capacity (August 2014) has increased to 10618 MW.

 

As part of reform and restructuring a number of Generation and Distribution companies have been created. The subsidiaries of BPDB are:

 

  • Ashuganj Power Station Company Ltd. (APSCL)
  • Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh (EGCB)
  • North West Power Generation Company Ltd. (NWPGCL)
  • West Zone Power Distribution Company Ltd. (WZPDCL)

 

The BPDB is responsible for major portion of generation and distribution of electricity mainly in urban areas except Dhaka and West Zone of the country. The Board is under the Power Division of the Ministry of power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Government of Bangladesh.

 

BPDB has taken a massive capacity expansion plan to add about 10500 MW Generation capacity in next 5 years to achieve 24000 MW Capacity according to PSMP-2010 by 2021 with the aim to provide quality and reliable electricity to all the people of Country for desired economic and social development. The power system has been expanded to keep pace with the fast growing demand.

 

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