The Impact of Skill Development in Bangladesh Energy Sector

A Skilled Labour Force Is a Necessity for the Energy Market Development in Bangladesh as It Will Drive Completing of Energy Projects Across the Sector
  • Sakib Bin AminEmail author
  • Saanjaana Rahman


Although the indigenous energy reserves are getting exhausted, it is believed that Bangladesh still has an enormous quantity of energy reserves that are yet to be unearthed and used partly due to lack of expertise in making discoveries and inability to execute exploration of existing ones. This is particularly due to the limited expertise and skilled human resource in the energy sector. It is obvious that at the current usage rate and if no new reserves are discovered, the natural gas reserve in Bangladesh will be exhausted by 2031. Thus, skill development to create technologically skilled human resources aimed at operating in the energy sector is extremely important.


Skill development Energy Bangladesh Technical Technological Government Skilled labour Energy resource Human resource 


  1. Amin, S. B. (2015) The macroeconomics of energy price shocks and electricity market reforms: The case of Bangladesh. Ph.D. thesis, Durham University, Durham. Available at Durham E-Thesis:
  2. Chuang, S. F. (2013). Essential skills for leadership effectiveness in diverse workplace development. Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development, 6(1), 1–23. Available at
  3. Karim, R., Karim, M. H., Muhammad-Sukki, F., Abu-Bakar, S. H., Bani, N. A., Munir, A. B., et al. (2018). Nuclear energy development in Bangladesh: A study of opportunities and challenges. Energies, 11(7), 1–15. Scholar
  4. Power Sector Master Plan. (2016). Summary of power sector master plan. Final Report, Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, September 2016. Available at

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Business and EconomicsNorth South UniversityDhakaBangladesh

Personalised recommendations