Palatana power plant to supply 100 MW to Bangladesh from March 23 – Feedback

Bangladesh will start receiving 100 MW of power from Tripura’s 726 MW gas based thermal power project at Palatana in Gomati district from March 23, a state minister today said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina would jointly inaugurate the export of power through videoconferencing, Tripura Power minister Manik Dey said.

“Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has also invited Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar to remain present at the function,” Dey told reporters. Pricing of one unit of power was fixed at Rs 5.50 during a meeting between Dey and Bangladesh Minister of State for Power, Nasirul Hamid on January 9 last in Dhaka.

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