2021 SAG Award Winners

Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd

Project Goal

The main objective of this project is to implement a GIS based Distribution Management System (GDMS) as well as dwelling its high, medium and low voltage i.e. transmission & distribution networks (132kV, 33kV, 11kV and low voltage) through spatial integration of customer data and other network characteristics. So that GDMS can facilitate evaluation of potential measures aimed at loss reduction and preparation of meaningful, cost-effective schemes for improvements in the distribution networks by incorporating authentic and high-quality input data
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Business Problem Solved

i. Shutdown Feature - Web-based near-real time power outage visualization,
ii. Customer status & Feeder data query with spatial visualization,
iii. Location tracking based Call center support service,
iv. Electric Power Distribution System Study,
v. Planning, Design & Job preparation for new construction & maintenance of line DPDC,
vi. Distribution Network Map and Report Generation as per requirement,
vii. Monitoring, Supervision and tracking of Distribution Network Assets,
viii. Load demand analysis and forecasting.

Technology Implemented

a. ArcGIS Enterprise Advance License including ArcGIS Portal,
b. ArcGIS Desktop Advanced License,
c. ArcGIS Desktop Standard License.

Development Team Biography

Project Director:
Swpan Kumar Bhowmik, Superintending Engineer (Addl. Charge)
MS in GIS for Environment and Development, JU, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh,
B.Sc. in EEE, DUET, Gazipur, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Team Members:
1. Mohammed Shahjahan, Deputy Manager (ICT)
MS in GIS for Environment and Development, JU, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
B.Sc. in CSE, DUET, Gazipur, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2. Masbah-ul-Islam, Sub-Divisional Engineer, DPDC,
MS in GIS for Environment and Development, JU, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
M.Sc. in Renewable Energy Technology, Energy Institute, DU, Bangladesh.
B.Sc. in EEE, AUST, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

3. Md. Aminul Islam, Sub-Divisional Engineer,
B.Sc. in EEE, RUET, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

4. Bipul Prosad Roy, Assistant Engineer
MS in GIS for Environment and Development, JU, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
B.Sc. in CSE, MIST, Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh.