Katakhali Power Plant starts production soon
RAJSHAHI: Construction works of the 50-megawatt Katakhali Rental Power Plant has been completed and the plant is going to start generation soon. Northern Power Solution Limited, a partner organization of Ena Group, constructed the plant at a cost of Taka 3.25 billion.
Chairman of the company Engineer Enamul Haque, MP, told newsmen that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is likely to open the plant on November 24.
He said power demand in Rajshahi city is around 50 to 60 megawatts but the supply remains in between 30 to 35 megawatts. As a result, the city dwellers face sufferings caused by load shedding everyday, he mentioned.
To overcome the problem, he said the government had taken the decision for construction of the rental power plant at Katakhali in Rajshahi.
Lawmaker mentioned that the power shortage has been adjudged as the major impediment for the growth of industries in the region and hoped that the obstacle will be removed with the opening of the plant. —BSS