WZPDCL received the Best Stall award among Govt. Owned Companies in ‘National Electricity & Energy Fair-2015’ held during December 10 to 12, 2015 at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC), Dhaka.
Government has given top priority in power sector development and committed to provide
access to electricity to all citizens across the country by 2021. In order to achieve
this goal Government has undertaken a number of reform measures. As a part of this
Reform Programs by way of unbundling the Power Sector and increasing efficiency
by ensuring accountability and better services in the field of Generation, Transmission
and Distribution through reduction of distribution system loss and strengthening
the financial position, West Zone Power Distribution Co. Ltd. was constituted as
a electricity distribution company in November 2002 under the Companies Act, 1994
as a Public Limited Company. The Manpower of the Distribution, Western Zone (Khulna
Division, Barisal Division and Greater Faridpur comprising of 21 districts and 20
upazilla excluding REB area) of erstwhile Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB)
was put under ‘Lien’ being the employees of WZPDCL on October 01, 2003.