Government Initiation for Kawran Bazar Underground Power Sub-Center
he government is putting immense focus on revolutionizing the power-sector & ensuring 100% electricity distribution throughout Bangladesh. As part of it, Kawran Bazar Underground Power Sub-Center plan has been initiated by the government. Dhaka Power Distribution Company Limited aims to complete this 1,003 crores taka project by 2023. Japan National Cooperation Agency promised of lending 648 crores taka once the plan is finally approved. All the infrastructure& wires for the power distribution purposes, around the areas of Greenroad, Farmgate, Monipuripara, Mogbazar, Hatirjheel&ShaatRaasta, will be going underground. Three 120 MVA & three 50 MVA power transformers, will be distributing electricity from this 70 feet deep underground sub-center. It will be first of its kind &Kawran Bazararea was selected as the best suited location, after thoroughly studying each of the areas in the Dhaka City.
Translated by: Eshan Maitra