Nasrul Hamid

December 19, 2022
December 19, 2022

Power, gas to get costlier

The prices of electricity, gas and diesel are set to increase one by one as the government pulls back the subsidies in keeping with the austerity measures.

October 11, 2022
October 11, 2022

Load-shedding worsens sharply

Power outages during the three-day weekend were so frequent that they prompted the state minister for power to speak about the extent of the problem yesterday.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

Power supply situation improved this month: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has claimed that the power supply situation has been better in the current month than that in the previous month.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

“May have to go for fuel price adjustment,” Nasrul Hamid says

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has hinted at raising price of fuel oil by highlighting the country’s energy situation in the wake of rising oil and gas prices in the global market.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

“Too many trees in rural areas interrupt power supply”

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today (June 14, 2022) in parliament blamed the excessive number of trees in rural areas and said they are a hindrance to uninterrupted power supply even though, according to the junior minister, there is no deficit of electricity production as per the country’s demand.

June 10, 2019
June 10, 2019

Subsidy in gas sector to rise if price not adjusted

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid yesterday insisted on increasing gas price, to reduce the burden of subsidy in the sector, which now stands at Tk 5,000-6,000 crore a year.

June 9, 2019
June 9, 2019

'Tk 14,000cr subsidy needed if gas price is not hiked'

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid says Tk 14,000 crore subsidy needs to be added if the government does not increase gas price.

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018

LPG price to be fixed with stakeholders: Nasrul

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid says his ministry will fix the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) through consultation with the stakeholders concerned.

May 25, 2017
May 25, 2017

CNG stations to stay closed 5pm-11pm during Ramadan

CNG filling stations across the country will stay closed for six hours from 5:00pm to 11:00pm daily during the month of Ramadan.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

CNG stations to stay shut 7hrs in Ramadan

CNG refueling stations across the country will stay closed from 3:00pm to 10:00pm daily during the month of Ramadan, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid.