Powering Bangladesh’s Future: Story of Electricity

 

Pledges Fulfilled

During the Awami League led grand coalition government’s last tenure (from 2009 to 2013), all pledges made in the 2009 election manifesto were successfully implemented. In 2009, the power generation capacity of Bangladesh was 4931 MW. Within 5 years, the power generation capacity stood at 10341 MW with around 62% of the population having access to electricity. This spectacular success was achieved through long term, mid-term and emergency measures adopted as part of the government’s overall power and energy policies.

5 Years Of Remarkable Achievement In Reducing Poverty

 

‘Only Awami League can build a hunger and poverty free nation to fulfil the dream of the Father of the Nation’-Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on the occasion of 65th Anniversary of Bangladesh Awami League.

ICT In Public Services: Delivering More With Less

 

Recently Bangladesh has been awarded for its initiative to bring public service to everyone’s doorstep. World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) has recognized Prime Minister’s programme for implementing Digital Bangladesh, ‘Access to Information (A2I)’ for making the government services easier to get for people from every social aspect. 

Addressing Autism And Disabilities: The Bangladesh Story

 

Background

Bangladesh from its very inception has prioritized the needs of persons with disabilities and was one of the first countries to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its optional protocol. After achieving independence in 1971 after a 9 month long war which witnessed one of the world’s worst genocide recorded in human history, the country was faced with the mammoth task of rehabilitating a massive number of physically, emotionally and financially devastated people.

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