Development of 320 MW Maitree Super Thermal Power Project: NTPC officials meet Bangladeshi authorities
The 9th meeting of Bangladesh India Friendship Power Company Limited (BIFPCL), a joint venture of NTPC Limited and Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) was held here under the chairmanship of Monowar Islam, Secretary, Power, Government of Bangladesh.
is the first board meeting being held in Kolkata. Earlier, meetings
were held at Dhaka and Khulna. Dr.
Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC Limited, also attended the meeting as a
member of the board.
Project is a 2 x 660 Megawatt coal based power project with super
critical technology being developed at Rampal in Bagerhat district
under Khulna Division.
company, a 50:50 joint venture between NTPC and BPDB was incorporated
in Bangladesh in October, 2011.
consonance with the power sector developmental strategy of Government
of Bangladesh, the board stressed the need to commission the unit of
the Maitree Power project of this friendship company by December,
Hossain, Director, BIFPCL and Joint Secretary, Power, Bangladesh, Abduhu Ruhullah, Director, BIPFCL and Chairman, BPDB, besides A
K Jha, Director (Technical), NTPC Limited and V S Tamrakar, Managing
Director, BIFPCL attended the meeting.