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December 15, 2012
IDCOL celebrates Biogas Week 2012

 

In 2012 IDCOL biogas week was more colourful and attractive event with many festivities to catch the attention of the media, policy maker, potential users of biogas and general people. It was celebrated during 3-9th December 2012. Executive Director & CEO of IDCOL Mr. Mahmood Malik inaugurated the programme through a kickoff event in 3rd December at Center for Rural Development of Asia and Pacific CIRDAP Auditorium.

 

November 30, 2012
Annual Review& Planning Workshops under the Solar Home System Program

The Annual Review & Planning Workshop under the Solar Home System program was held during 22-25 November 2012 at Parjatan Motel, Bandarban. IDCOL officials and all the Partner Organizations (POs) under the program attended the workshop.

November 30, 2012
Annual Review& Planning Workshops under the Biogas Program

The Annual Review & Planning Workshop under the Biogas program was held during 9-10 November 2012 at Zakaria Resort, Sylhet. All the relevant stakeholders under the program attended the workshop.

 

March 20, 2012
IDCOL Annual Retreat 2012

The Annual Retreat 2012 of IDCOL was held during 16-17 March 2012 at Jamuna Resort, Tangail. All the employees and staffs were in great delight as they participated in various recreational activities including sports, raffle draw, cultural program etc. throughout the 2-day long retreat.

February 22, 2012
IDCOL Wins Canada Business Award 2012

IDCOL received “The Green Company of Bangladesh” award under Canada Business Award 2012 by Canada Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CBCCI).

February 20, 2012
Inauguration ceremony for installation of new 1 million Solar Home Systems and 20,000 Biogas plants under IDCOL Renewable Energy Programs by the Honble Prime Minister.

The Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh HasinaMP inaugurated the installation of 1 million Solar Home Systems (SHSs) and 20,000 biogas plants across the country under IDCOL Renewable Energy Programs on 18 February 2012 at Upazila Complex, Sandwip, Chittagong.Among others, Mr. Shamsul Haque Tuku, State Minister for Home, Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi, Adviser to the Honble Prime Minister, Mr.IqbalMahmood, Secretary, Economic Relations Division and Chairman, IDCOL, and Mr. Islam Sharif, CEO, IDCOL were present in the event.

January 14, 2012
IDCOL pays Taka 100 million to the Government as dividend for the FY 2010-2011

IDCOL paid BDT 100 million to the Government as dividend for the FY 2010-2011. Mr. IqbalMahmood, Secretary, ERD and Chairman, IDCOL handed over the dividend cheque to Mr. AbulMaal Abdul Muhith, Hon’ble Finance Minister to the Government of Bangladesh. IDCOL is one of the few Government owned entities that operate independently and pay dividends to the Government.

December 31, 2011
14thAnnual General Meeting of IDCOL

The 14thAnnual General Meeting (AGM) of IDCOL was held on 27 December 2011 at Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel, Dhaka. Mr. Iqbal Mahmood, Chairman, IDCOL and Secretary, Economic Relations Division presided over the meeting.

 

November 30, 2011
IDCOL receives USD 172 million from the World Bank for its Renewable Energy Project

Following the success of Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development Project (REREDP), the World Bank extended 2ndadditional financing amounting USD 172 million for further expansion of the program. Mr. Islam Sharif, Executive Director & CEO, IDCOL and Ms. Ellen Goldstein, Country Director, the World Bank signed the respective Project Agreement on 14 November 2011.

 

November 20, 2011
IDCOL receives USD 128 million from the World Bank for its Renewable Energy Project.

Following the success of Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development Project (REREDP), the World Bank extended an amount USD 128 million for financing of solar home systems and house hold energy under REREDP-ll. Mr. Mahmood Malik, Executive Director & CEO, IDCOL and Ms. Ellen Goldstein, Country Director, the World Bank signed the respective Project Agreement on 23 October 2012.

June 10, 2010
IDCOL celebrates installation of 12,000th biogas plant and First biogas union in the country

The National Domestic Biogas and Manure Programme (NDBMP) in Bangladesh has reached an impressive milestone. Since May 2006, the programme has provided 12,000 households with biogas plants, benefitting more than 70,000 people. During Biogas Week 2010, from 28 May to 5 June, the first biogas union of Bangladesh was officially recognized. Honorable Live Stock Minister, Law makers, Chairman and CEO of IDCOL were present in the program along with board members and the Chairman of Biogas Steering Committee.

November 15, 2009
IDCOL officials attend training in Nepal

 

IDCOL representatives, Nazmul Haque Faisal & S M Formanul Islam, participated in the Celebration of 100000 biogas Plant construction and Workshop on Domestic Biogas Scale up and Practices Kathmandu, Nepal 10-12 November, 2009.