State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid

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.

September 14, 2018
September 14, 2018

Ministries among major electricity bill defaulters

Several government, semi-government and non-government bodies owe around Tk 1,434 crore to the power, energy and mineral resources ministry in electricity bills.

August 11, 2018
August 11, 2018

Bangladesh plans to import 9,000MW power from Nepal

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid yesterday said Bangladesh has a plan to import 9,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from Nepal to mitigate the increasing demand of electricity by 2040.

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

Country’s entire gas to be exhausted in 8-9 yrs: Nasrul

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid says the country's gas fields have already started depleting as forecast and the entire gas will be exhausted within the next 8-9 years.

January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018

Bangladesh to get membership of Energy Charter soon: Nasrul

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid says all works have been completed for Bangladesh to become a member of the International Energy Charter.

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

7.69 lakh illegal gas lines cut off in last 2yrs: Minister

Vigilance teams of different gas distribution companies disconnect over 7.69 lakh illegal gas lines across the country since January 2014, Nasrul Hamid, state minister for power and energy, tells the parliament.

June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

Govt to introduce 'auto gas' instead of CNG: State minister

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid says the government has taken initiative to introduce 'auto gas' instead of CNG (Compressed Natural Gas).

September 24, 2016
September 24, 2016

Won’t suspend Rampal project: Nasrul

The construction work of Rampal power plant will not be suspended despite Unesco's advice, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid says.

August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016

India-Bangladesh gas pipeline on the cards

In an attempt to boost mutual cooperation in the energy sector, India is planning to build an oil and gas pipeline with Bangladesh, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister of India Dharmendra Pradhan says.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Licences to be revoked if pumps stop selling fuel: Nasrul

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid warns petrol pump owners saying that their licences will be cancelled if anyone stops selling petroleum fuel fearing loss after their price cut.