Several hundred families were brought under electricity connection here at Gandhobbopur village in Sadar upazila on Friday evening.
Laxmipur-3 MP AKM Shahjahan Kamal inaugurated the new electricity connections.
Local Palli Bidyut office sources said 8.2-kilometer area in Gandhobbopur village was brought under electricity coverage with a cost of Tk 1.2 crore.
Altogether 20 transformers were set to supply electricity to 447 families. Among them 314 families took the connections, the sources said.
MP Shahjahan Kamal said cent percent area of the district will be brought under electricity coverage before celebrating the Mujib Year and the authorities are working on that.