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Historical Background

The company Started its function since 7 June 1980  in the name of Bakhrabad Gas Systems Limited (BGSL) as a model company  in the gas sector with the responsibilities of gas production,transmission and distribution. Later on, the production activities of the Company including Bakhrabad Gas Field was handed over to Bangladesh Gas fields Company Limited (BGFCL) on 31 May 1989 under a reorganizing plan of the Companies under Petrobangla. On the other hand, according to the government decision, the Bakhrabad-Demra and the Bakhrabad-Chittagong Transmission Pipelines of the company were handed over to Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL) on 2 September 2004 and 18 October 2004 respectively. As a result, the activities of the company became confined to gas distribution & marketing only.

Subsequently, two new companies namely “Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited” (KGDCL) comprising of erstwhile BGSL’s greater Chittagong and Chittagong Hill Tracts franchise area and “ Bakhrabad Gas Distribution Company Limited” (original company) comprising of greater Noakhali, Comilla, Chandpur and TGTDCL’s Brahmanbaria District were formed by reforming Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Company Limited (TGTDCL) and Bakhrabad Gas Systems Limited (BGSL) as per Gazette Notification of 17 November 2008. Accordingly, the name of the company was changed from “BakhrabadGas Systems Limited” to “Bakhrabad Gas Distribution Company Limited” in the Extra-ordinary General Meeting of the company held on 30th June, 2011.