Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board

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Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board
PurposeElectricity for all by 2021.
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Official language
Sheikh Hasina, MP
State Minister
Nasrul Hamid, MP
Chairman of the Board
Major General Moin Uddin

Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board or BREB, is government organization in Dhaka, Bangladesh and is responsible for rural electrification.[1] It is the largest power distribution organization in Bangladesh.[2] BREB has brought all the 461 upazilas on grid under 100% electrification.[3] Major General Moin Uddin is the present chairman of the board.[4][5]


Rural Electrification Board was established in 1977. It implements electrification of rural areas in Bangladesh and builds electrics lines and sub stations.[1] It counterpart Bangladesh Power Development Board manages electric distribution in urban areas.[6] Palli Bidyut Samities in a subsidiary of the board and acts as a consumer cooperative.[7] The board has expanded rural electric connections rapidly. It has taken some market shares of solar energy.[8]

Member of Board[edit]

There are 12 member of board.

  1. Chairman
  2. Member Admin
  3. Member Finance
  4. Member Distribution and Operation
  5. Member Planing and Development
  6. Member Samity Management
  7. Member BSCIC
  8. Member BADC
  9. Member PGCB
  10. Member ICAB
  11. Member BRDB
  12. Member BPDB


  1. Barisal Zone
  2. Chattagram Zone
  3. Dhaka Zone
  4. Khulna Zone
  5. Mymensingh Zone
  6. Rajshahi Zone
  7. Rangpur Zone
  8. Sylhet Zone

List of Palli Bidyut Samity[edit]

There are 80 subsidiaries of BREB.

  1. Mymensingh Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  2. Mymensingh Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  3. Mymensingh Palli Bidyut Samity-3
  4. Tangail Palli Bidyut Samity
  5. Pabna Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  6. Pabna Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  7. Dhaka Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  8. Dhaka Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  9. Dhaka Palli Bidyut Samity-3
  10. Dhaka Palli Bidyut Samity-4
  11. Gazipur Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  12. Gazipur Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  13. Netrokona Palli Bidyut Samity
  14. Chattagram Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  15. Chattagram Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  16. Feni Palli Bidyut Samity
  17. Comilla Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  18. Comilla Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  19. Comilla Palli Bidyut Samity-3
  20. Comilla Palli Bidyut Samity-4
  21. Chattagram Palli Bidyut Samity-3
  22. Chandpur Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  23. Chandpur Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  24. Cox'sbazar Palli Bidyut Samity
  25. Narayanganj Palli Bidyut Samity
  26. Sylhet Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  27. Sylhet Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  28. Sunamganj Palli Bidyut Samity
  29. Kishoreganj Palli Bidyut Samity
  30. Jamalpur Palli Bidyut Samity
  31. Khulna Palli Bidyut Samity
  32. Barishal Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  33. Barishal Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  34. Dinajpur Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  35. Dinajpur Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  36. Natore Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  37. Natore Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  38. Jhalakathi Palli Bidyut Samity
  39. Munshiganj Palli Bidyut Samity
  40. Shariyatpur Palli Bidyut Samity
  41. Madaripur Palli Bidyut Samity
  42. Faridpur Palli Bidyut Samity
  43. Gaibandha Palli Bidyut Samity
  44. Gopalganj Palli Bidyut Samity
  45. Bagerhat Palli Bidyut Samity
  46. Bhola Palli Bidyut Samity
  47. Bogra Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  48. Bogra Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  49. Bhrammanbaria Palli Bidyut Samity
  50. Chapainawabganj Palli Bidyut Samity
  51. Habiganj Palli Bidyut Samity
  52. Jessore Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  53. Jessore Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  54. Jhenaidaha Palli Bidyut Samity
  55. Jaypurhat Palli Bidyut Samity
  56. Kustia Palli Bidyut Samity
  57. Kuri-lal Palli Bidyut Samity
  58. LakkhipurPalli Bidyut Samity
  59. Magura Palli Bidyut Samity
  60. Manikganj Palli Bidyut Samity
  61. Meherpur Palli Bidyut Samity
  62. Moulavibazar Palli Bidyut Samity
  63. Naogaon Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  64. Naogaon Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  65. Narasingdhi Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  66. Narasingdhi Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  67. Narayanganj Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  68. Nilphamari Palli Bidyut Samity
  69. Noakhali Palli Bidyut Samity
  70. Patuakhali Palli Bidyut Samity
  71. Pirojpur Palli Bidyut Samity
  72. Rajbari Palli Bidyut Samity
  73. Rajshahi Palli Bidyut Samity
  74. Rangpur Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  75. Rangpur Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  76. Sherpur Palli Bidyut Samity
  77. Sirajgonj Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  78. Sirajgonj Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  79. Shatkhira Palli Bidyut Samity
  80. Thakurgaon Palli Bidyut Samity

Central Ware House[edit]

  1. Central Ware House,Dhaka.
  2. Central Ware House,Khulna.
  3. Central Ware House,Chattagram.


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