Projects must be implemented before timelines: Nasrul


29th April, 2021 04:51:30 printer

Projects must be implemented before timelines: Nasrul

Stressing on implementing projects before scheduled timeframe, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said there is no alternative way of hundred percent achievement of Annual Development Programme (ADP) without implementing projects before the stipulated time amid coronavirus pandemic.

“We have to continuously make efforts for implementing projects before the scheduled timeframe for achieving ADP by maintaining necessary health guidelines of the Covid-19 pandemic,” he said while addressing an online review meeting on implementation progress of the development projects under the Power Division here today.

Underscoring the need for publicity of the works of the Power Division, the state minister said, “We have to enhance communication with the subscribers.”

Expressing his satisfaction over the implementation of the ADP, Nasrul Hamid said the ADP implementation progress of the Power Division is still good as the financial progress is 54.70 percent with an expenditure of Taka 13,503 crore till March 2021 against the overall ADP allocation of over Taka24,768 crore.

The virtual programme also was attended, among others, by Bangladesh Power Development Board (PDB) Chairman Engineer Belayet Hossen, Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (REB) Chairman Major General (Retd) Mayeen Uddin , Power Cell Director General Mohammad Hossain and agency chiefs of different organizations under Power Division.