Abdur Razzak, Sylhet: The Power Development Board (PDB) of Sylhet has taken up a mammoth task of bringing all the 13 upazilas in District under cent percent electrification. While observing ‘Electrification Week’ next, ‘the complete electrification has been materialised in Sylhet Sadar Upazila’- a formal declaration will be made on November 17 next, says PDB Sylhet Source.
Meanwhile, in order to supply power uninterruptedly throughout Beanibazar, Golapgonj, Zakigonj, Khanaighat upazilas, a grid station with the cost of Tk. 100 crore is going to be established at Charkhai, 36 kilometres east from Sylhet City. The establishment of grid station will be completed by 2017.
In Sylhet, District PDB and Rural Electrification Board (REB) jointly supply power in Sylhet District. PDB supplies the metropolitan city and district towns Sunamgonj, Moulvibazar and Habigonj, but REB supplies power to the rest of the district. Sometimes there has been tussle between PDB and