West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited

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West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited
FormationNovember 2002
HeadquartersDhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Bangladesh
Official language
Bengali
WebsiteWest Zone Power Distribution Company Limited

West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited is a state owned utility and electricity company in Bangladesh and is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited was established on November 2002. It was founded as a public limited company under the Companies Act, 1994. The western zone of Bangladesh Power Development Board which included Khulna Division, Barisal Division, and Faridpur region was placed under West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited on 1 October 2003. The company signed Provisional Vendor’s Agreement (VA) and Provisional Power Sales Agreement with the Bangladesh Power Development Board on 23 March 2005. The company took over the operations and distributions of the board in the Western zone. Bangladesh Power Development Board employees in the Western Zone joined West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited on 16 December 2007.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Public hearing on proposed electricity price hike from Monday". dhakatribune.com. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Solar hope for Manpura". The Daily Star. 30 March 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Power company 'drags feet' on prepaid electric meters in Khulna". The Independent. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  4. ^ "West Zone Power Distribution Company Ltd (WZPDCL)". wzpdcl.org.bd. Retrieved 2 January 2018.