PDB

Another govt car recovered from PDB CBA leader

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) seizes a government Pajero Jeep from a class-III employee of Power Development Board (PDB,) who has been using the car illegally for the last 10 years.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

PDB to launch hotlines for its clients next year

Bangladesh Power Development Board will open a call centre for its 36 lakh power consumers next year.

February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019

Another govt car recovered from PDB CBA leader

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) seizes a government Pajero Jeep from a class-III employee of Power Development Board (PDB,) who has been using the car illegally for the last 10 years.

June 3, 2017
June 3, 2017

PDB suffers loss of Tk 7135.03cr in 2016-17

Among the 45 state-owned enterprises (SOEs), Power Development Board incurs the highest loss of Tk 7135.03 crore in the outgoing fiscal 2016-17 year while the total loss of the SOEs is Tk 8630 crore.

May 23, 2017
May 23, 2017

Power outages back again

The nightmare called load-shedding is back. With a mild heat wave sweeping the country, people, mainly in rural areas, are suffering due to frequent power cuts.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Power distribution entities’ due bills Tk 47.5b now

Despite repeated directives by Power Division, there is hardly any progress in realising the unpaid bills from different power distribution entities from their customers, particularly those in the public sector.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Load shedding again

People of the country have been witnessing severe power cuts for the last couple of days because of a drop in oil-based power generation resulting from a shortage of fuel supply.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

Spl power plant to check outage

The Power Development Board (PDB) is floating a tender to set up a gas-fired power plant in Shahjibazaar that would remain standby to pump in electricity whenever there is a supply drop in the national grid.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Re-tender likely for Khulna power plant

The government might cancel a power contract to a Chinese consortium delaying the 200 to 300 megawatt Khulna

October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015

Tareque killed ex-PDB official Khijir Khan: Cops

Tariqul Islam Tareque, the alleged Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) militant held yesterday is the killer of ex-Power Development Board (PDB) chief Khijir Khan, police claims.

October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015

Ex-PDB chairman brutally murdered

A former chairman of the Power Development Board was murdered at his Madhya Badda house in the capital yesterday.