Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) has installed a power grid station with the capacity of 80 megawatts at Charkhai of the district aiming to boost power supply in Zakiganj, Beanibazar and Kanaighat upazilas.
“From now on, the power outage will reduce and clients will get uninterrupted power supply,” said an official at Sylhet Palli Bidyut Samity-1.
He said three switching centers have been installed in order to ensure uninterrupted supply.
The power grid sub-station at Beanibazar has been constructed at a cost of Taka 33.38 crore. It was introduced in a test basis on June 12. After some mechanical error examinations, necessary steps will be taken to start the work in a full swing.
According to Sylhet Palli Bidyut Samity sources, Fenchugonj, Gulapgonj, Jaintiapur upazilas had already been brought under cent percent electrification this year while South Surma will be covered within the next two months.