Energy and Mineral Resources

Tougher punishment for power sector sabotage

A bill titled 'The Power Bill, 2017' is passed in Parliament keeping a provision of harsher punishment of maximum 10 years' jail and Tk 10 crore fine or both for carrying out any act of sabotage in any electricity infrastructure or installation.

February 20, 2018
February 20, 2018

What about our “loss”?

It's that time of year again when we talk about the rationality of power tariff hike. According to media reports, Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) has forwarded a proposal to the Energy and Mineral Resources Division (EMRD) that there is need to hike the prices of petroleum products.

January 23, 2018
January 23, 2018

Tougher punishment for power sector sabotage

A bill titled 'The Power Bill, 2017' is passed in Parliament keeping a provision of harsher punishment of maximum 10 years' jail and Tk 10 crore fine or both for carrying out any act of sabotage in any electricity infrastructure or installation.