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National Electricity Week 2014 begins in Gaibandha

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National Electricity Week 2014 begins in Gaibandha

Thereport24.com Desk, Dhaka:

The National Electricity Week-2014 begun in the district on Sunday with the aim of creating awareness among the consumers to stop misuse of electricity, BSS reports.

To mark the week in a befitting manner, Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) and Rural Electrification Board (REB) have taken up the elaborate programmes during the week from December 7 to 11.

The programmes include rally, publicity, pasting posters, leaflet distribution, illegal electric line disconnection, motivational campaign to use energy saving bulb, digital meter and solar panel, essay competition to the students and prize distribution to the best consumers.

On Sunday, a big colorful rally led by administrator of Zilla Parishad was brought out from the premises of BPDB office here at noon and ended at the same venue after parading the main roads of the town.

Executive engineer of BPDB Zulkcar Nain Shafi, general manager of Gaibandha Palli Bidyut Samity (GPBS) Arif Ahmed, additional police super Mosarrof Hossain, Sadar UNO Ashraful Momin Khan, NDC Jahangir Alam, and president of Jatiya Sramik League, district unit Khairul Islam addressed the meeting, among others.

Speaking at pre-rally discussion meeting administrator Syed Shamsul Alam Hiru urged all particularly the officials and the employees of the BPDB and REB to take necessary steps to stop the misuse of electricity and its system loss anyhow.

He also called upon them to discharge their duties with sincerity, transparency and accountability rising above all kinds of criticism and irregularities to uphold the image of the respective board to the people.

Ends/thereport24.com/MI/Dec 08, 2014