Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board has been providing service to rural member consumers for over 37 years. Continued support from the Government of Bangladesh, the donor community, consulting partners, and member consumers will help this program continue to expand, providing the gift of electricity to millions more Bangladeshi households, businesses, and industries.
Rural Electrification Board Act, 2013 has been established instead of Rural Electrification Board Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance No. LI of 1977) and the name of Board is Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board, who were responsible for electrifying rural Bangladesh. Since its inception, the purpose of the program has been to use electricity as a means of creating opportunities for improving agricultural production and enhancing socio-economic development in rural areas, whereby there would be improvements in the standard of living and quality of life for the rural people.