Dhaka, Sept. 21 -- Poor coal unloading facility in the Rampal Power Plant is likely to hamper production of electricity as it is proposed to commission the project next month.

Earlier, the ministry concerned has decided to run the coal-based power plant in the next month to ease the country's ongoing power shortage.

Meanwhile, the government has introduced load-shedding across the country and industrial units are also facing the problems, which interrupted the production too.

However, the unit-1 of 1,320MW power plant will need around 5,000 tonnes of coal daily to generate 660MW of electricity.

According to an official of the power plant preferring anonymity said, "Delay while unloading the supplied coal poses a great risk of reducing...