Rural Power Company Limited (RPCL) Overview

Rural Power Company Limited (RPCL) Overview

Bangladesh has a shortage of electric power. The power hampers the countries’ development and other functions. So, it is important to install power-producing plants in different parts of the country. One the Company Act of 1994, Rural Power Company Limited (RPCL) started its incorporated journey on 31 December 1994 as the first independent company in Bangladesh.

The company is committed to serving Bangladesh’s people and contributing to their social and economic development. RPCL is known as a power generator company.

Rural Power Company Limited Project Details

Rural Power Company Limited (RPCL) is an independent company in Bangladesh that is not under the BPDB (Bangladesh Power Development Board). RPCL has committed to supply electricity all over Bangladesh. For the goal, it has owned 10 subsidiary stations in different places in the country. The list of the subsidiary is given below:

  • Rural Electrification Board
  • Dhaka Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  • Dhaka Palli Bidyut Samity-2
  • Narayanganj Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  • Comilla Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  • Chittagong Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  • Sunamganj Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  • Narsingdhi Palli Bidyut Samity-1
  • Dhaka Palli Bidyut Samity-3
  • Moulvibazar Palli Bidyut Samity

Rural Power Company Limited Construction Details

Bangladesh wants to become a developed country within 2041. For the implementation, firstly needs to establish the countries infrastructure. Without electricity, there is not possible any development. Rural Power Company Limited was established to give a contribution to achieving the dream of Bangladesh.

RPCL set up a 210 MW gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Shamvuganj, Mymensingh division. It produces electricity for the rural people of Shamvuganj. RPCL has taken to set up another power plant in Bangladesh. The plant is not implemented yet today.

Raw Materials Of Rural Power Company Limited

Rural Power Company Limited has an owned power generator station which name is Mymensingh Power Station. This is a gas-fired combined cycle power plant. The primary raw material of the plant is distilled water and natural gas. RPCL imports the gas from abroad.

Rural Power Company Ltd. Location And Contact Information

Rural Power Company Ltd. is the first independent electricity-producing company in the history of Bangladesh. So, it is important to know the companies details and contact information. RPCL’s head office is in Dhaka, and the subsidiary plant is out of Dhaka. Both of the contact information of the company is given below:

Head office:

  • Address: House 19, Road 1/B, Sector 09, Uttara, Dhaka-1230
  • Phone Number: 027914048
  • Email: md@rpcl.gov.bd
  • Website: www.rpcl.gov.bd

Mymensingh Power Station:

  • Capacity: 210 MW
  • Type: Thermal  Combined Cycle Power Plant
  • Location: Shamvuganj, Mymensingh
  • Contact number:

Electricity is an essential power for any development. Bangladesh wants to be a developed country within the year 2041. For this achieving, it should set up sustainable power-producing plants in the different areas of Bangladesh. Firstly, people are benefited, and it is the way of development. We know the installation of a power plant is a costly project.

So, the government will create an environment conducive to investment for non-government organizations to set up the power plants. Rural Power Company Limited performs to do its best for the country. I hope it will be given contribute to our social development.

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