Paragraph on Load Shedding Problem in Bangladesh


  1. What is load shedding?
  2. What is the reason for load shedding
  3. What are the impacts of it?
  4. Why does the load shedding occur?
  5. What should we remember?
  6. How can we get rid of this problem?

Answer: Load shedding is a provocative question in Bangladesh. The production of electricity cannot meet the demand of the present electricity consumption. The rural electrification projects have ended in smoke for the dearth of supply. For the want of production. The supply of electricity in some areas are cut down for a certain period. The Total need for electricity- in Bangladesh at present is more than 2800 megawatts. The highest load shedding so far recorded is 500 megawatts. We have gas resources of about 80 trillion cubic meters but this, gas is yet to be utilized or going into operation. Only 38.22 of gas is used to produce about 1100 megawatts of electricity in fourteen gas turbine generating projects located at Ashugonj, Ghorashal, Barishal, Sylhet, Chittagong and other parts of the country. At present, Kaptai Hydro-electricity projects produce 230 megawatts of electricity. So, we can utilize our gas resource to be free from the cause of load shedding.


Paragraph about Load Shedding

Question: Write a Paragraph about ‘Load Shedding’ by answering the following questions.

  1. What do you mean by load-shedding?
  2. Why does it happen?
  3. What problems does load-shedding create?
  4. Who suffers most?
  5. What steps should be taken to stop load-shedding?

Answer: Load shedding is a common affair in Bangladesh. It affects the whole country for hours a day. It means the discontinuation of the supply of electricity. It happens when the demand for electricity is greater than production. System loss is also responsible for load shedding. It causes a lot of problems. Industrial sectors are affected by it several times a day. As a result, our economic condition is collapsing. Hospitals, houses, and shops face the problem every day. It is a curse for a dying patient. It hampers the study of students, little children become restless in heat. Sometimes, we are deprived of watching our favorite programs on T.V. The problem should be solved right now. Our total economic condition will collapse if the problem is not solved. More power stations must be set up to meet up the demand for electricity.

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