Planning Commission

Ministry of Planning, Bangladesh

Industries and Energy Division

Major Functions of Industry Division
  • Planning for increase in production of paper and newsprint
  • Identification of comparative advantages in different sectors of the economy
  • Taking steps towards increase of foreign and private investment
  • Taking steps towards strengthening of exports
Oil, Gas, and Natural Resources Wing
  • Encouragement of growth of locally produced energy, such as natural gas
  • Satisfaction of local commercial demand through development of gas
  • Establishment of national gas grid
  • Taking steps towards development of mineral resources
Power Wing
  • Working towards an objective of producing an additional 3,319 Mega-Watt to meet local demands
  • Allotment of Tk. 8,836,10 crore in Fifth Five-Year Plan
  • Encouragement of private sector investment