Indian policy change eases Bangladesh’s electricity import


Indian policy change eases Bangladesh’s electricity import

Bangladesh is going to benefit from an Indian policy revision which has made it easier to import and export electricity from countries other than India using the Indian territory.

The government, which has already initiated steps to import electricity from Nepal and Bhutan, says it is “only a matter of time” before it can start implementing the plans.

Before the revision, importing electricity over Indian terrain meant doing so through the country’s agencies. But now it will be possible to directly import power from other countries.

Bangladesh now has to sign an agreement with India to use the transmission line. Read More

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