Engineers working to restore power transmission
DHAKA, Oct 4, 2022 (BSS) - Engineers of both Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) and Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) are working to restore electricity transmission across the country.
BPDB director (Public Relation) Shameem Hasan informed that the National Power Transmission grid failed at noon-causing blackout across the country's major parts, except some parts of the north.
"Due to the national grid failure, people of many areas of Dhaka, Chattogram, Sylhet and Cumilla area are not getting electricity since 2:05 pm today," Hasan said.
He said that engineers of both BPDB and PGCB were trying their best to restore electricity transmission.
According to officials of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) the national grid tripped from about 2 pm in the eastern part of the country.
Following the grid failure, electricity supply went off in Dhaka, Chattogram, Sylhet, Barisal and Mymensingh divisions, they said.
Power supply in some regions is gradually being restored. The engineers concerned predict that the situation will become normal by this evening.