Posts Tagged ‘ energy ’

Crisis management in Bangladesh power-energy sector

June 30, 2012
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Crisis management in Bangladesh power-energy sector

Bangladesh managed to achieve an effective power generation capacity of 3500MW till 2009 and three and half years since then present government added 3300MW new power. Without fuel constraint the total generation could be 6800MW. Some persons may not like the way the new power generation has been added but all must appreciate that in…

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OGPC Long March –Who wins, who loses?

October 27, 2010
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Self-Styled Oil , Gas  and Port Protection Committee [OGPC] of Bangladesh  is spearheading a long march from Dhaka – Phulbari  with 7 points demand to thwart government plan for exploration of domestic coal at a time when Bangladesh issuffering from the worst ever energy crisis of its lifetime. The crisis is mainly due to inadequate…

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Energy poverty opposes right to livelihood, freedom, and capability

August 16, 2010
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Energy poverty opposes right to livelihood, freedom, and capability

It is apparent that world along with it’s all poor and miserable nations are already in ‘energy poverty’ and heading faster for a dark age. While we are engaged fighting for right to livelihood and for Sen’s ‘capability-freedom’, energy poverty pushes us back to deeper trouble. According to sources, nearly one-half of the global population…

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PM Hasina uneasy with Energy bosses

August 11, 2010
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PM Hasina uneasy with Energy bosses

“What you said in April you are repeating in August. Where is the progress?” asked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in her fourth meeting with power and energy sector officials since assuming office. She incidentally is also in charge of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources. While it’s true that her government inherited a…

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Fertilizer – A Big Bother for Bangladesh

January 27, 2009
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Fertilizer – A Big Bother for Bangladesh

This year’s potato-farming has been hampered by the deficiency of ‘Urea’ fertilizer supply Photo: Shafiq Islam, DRIK News, Bogra One of major challenge for the present government of Bangladesh is to arrange all agricultural inputs to the farmers at affordable cost to help grow required food grains to achieve food autarky which Bangladesh also achieved…

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