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266 houses get electricity in village Bondhgaon

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A total of 266 residential houses in village Bondhgaon under Atoari upazila in Panchagarh have been switched on with electricity supply facilities fulfilling long-cherished demand of the villagers.Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Road Transport and Bridges Nazmul Hoque Prodhan switched on the newly built power supply lines ceremonially at Bondhgaon Dakhil Madrasa ground on Tuesday night as the chief guest.  Thakurgaon Polli Bidyut Samity of the Rural Electrification Board has (REB) implemented construction works of the four-kilometer long power supply lines at about Taka 53 lakh to bring the village under power supply networks.Chairman of local Torea union Kudrat E Khuda presided over the ceremony participated by REB officials, hundreds of men, women, youths, adolescents, teachers, students, community leaders, farmers, professionals, civil society members, and local elite.Panchagarh Regional Deputy General Manager of REB Mohammad Yunus, Atoari upazila chairman Abdur Rahman, President of Atoari upazila Awami League Tauhidul Islam and its Joint Secretary Advocate Anisur Rahman attended as the special guests.In their speeches, the speakers said that Bangladesh has already achieved tremendous success in generating power on its way to achieve complete self-reliant on electricity following various effective steps taken by the government during the past six years.
Congratulating the villagers on the occasion, the chief guest suggested the concerned authorities to ensure excellent management in power supply systems to make best use of electricity reducing system loss to the minimum.He called upon the villagers for sincerely using power, utilisation of energy saving bulbs and digital metres, timely payment of electricity bills, less power consumption during peak hours and preventing illegal power connections to save electricity.Those days are not far way now when Bangladesh would achieve its complete self-reliance on electricity through further increasing its own power generation capacity to bring every house under power supply facilities, he said. -BSS, Rangpur

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