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 [...]

OGPC Long March –Who wins, who loses?

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 [...]

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’, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]