MoU Signed Between India and Bangladesh India and Bangladesh Cooperate on Energy Projects

Editor: Dominik Stephan

India has not signed any specific agreement with Bangladesh to enhance electricity generation or to enhance export of power. However, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed with the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh on ‘Cooperation in Power Sector’ on 11.1.2010. This was stated by Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal recently in the Rajya Sabha.

Related Companies

(Source: Public Domain / CC0 )

New Delhi/India – The Minister further stated that India has signed a bilateral agreement with the Government of Nepal on ‘Electric Power Trade, Cross-Border Transmission Interconnection and Grid Connectivity’ on 21.10.2014 and with the Royal Government of Bhutan concerning ‘Cooperation in the field of Hydroelectric Power’ on 28.7.2006.

Besides, the SAARC Framework Agreement for Energy Cooperation (Electricity) has also been signed, by all the SAARC member States, comprising Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, on 27.11.2014, the Minister added.

Subscribe to the newsletter now

Don't Miss out on Our Best Content

By clicking on „Subscribe to Newsletter“ I agree to the processing and use of my data according to the consent form (please expand for details) and accept the Terms of Use. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Unfold for details of your consent