Payra Power Plant

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Mega projects won’t negatively impact economy: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ruled out the possibility of any negative impact on the country’s economy due to the implementation of the mega projects as these were undertaken following proper assessments.

April 13, 2022
April 13, 2022

Bangladesh's economy will be overhauled once mega projects completed: PM

In dispelling the confusion being spread about the mega projects being implemented in the country Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reaffirmed that her government remains cautious so the loans don’t become a burden.

March 21, 2022
March 21, 2022

PM opens Payra power plant, says Bangladesh now under 100% power coverage

After inaugurating the 1320 MW ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plant at Patuakhali's Payra, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today declared 100 percent electricity coverage in Bangladesh.

February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020

3 held for mugging Tk 1 crore of Payra power plant’s payroll

Police have detained three suspected muggers who snatched nearly Tk 1 crore from officials of companies supplying manpower to the ongoing Payra Thermal Power Plant project in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali.

June 23, 2019
June 23, 2019

Local workers asked to leave plant site

The authorities of Payra power plant have directed the Bangladeshi workers to leave the construction site and not return until further notice.

June 22, 2019
June 22, 2019

Payra Power Plant: 500 sued for killing Chinese national

Over 1,000 unidentified people have been sued in two cases filed with Patuakhali’s Kalapara Police Station over the death of a Chinese engineer and vandalism at Payra power plant.

June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019

Chinese worker killed in clash at power plant

A Chinese electrician was killed and seven other employees of 1320 MW Payra Power Plant were injured in a clash between Bangladeshi and Chinese employees in Patuakhali’s Kalapara upazila.