Cost-Benefit Analysis of Kaptai Dam in Rangamati District,Chittagong, Bangladesh

@article{Nobi2021CostBenefitAO,
  title={Cost-Benefit Analysis of Kaptai Dam in Rangamati District,Chittagong, Bangladesh},
  author={M. Nur Nobi},
  journal={SSRN Electronic Journal},
  year={2021}
}
  • M. N. Nobi
  • Published 12 September 2021
  • Economics
  • SSRN Electronic Journal
This study aims to assess the net benefit of the kaptai dam on the Karnafuli river in Kaptai, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Kaptai Dam, the only hydroelectricity power source in Bangladesh, provides only 5% electricity demand of Bangladesh. The Dam is located on the Karnafuli River at Kaptai in Rangamati District, 65 km upstream from Chittagong. It is an earth-fill or embankment dam with a reservoir with a water storage capacity of 11,000 skm. Though the Dam's primary purpose is to generate… 

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