Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) was founded in 1977 to facilitate electricity in rural areas. BREB is a government owned power distribution company in Bangladesh. It obtained ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Certification. Since inception, BREB has been contributing to implement electrification at grass root level in Bangladesh; and is highly responsible for rural electrification in the country. Rural Electric Societies also known as Palli Biddyut Samity (PBS) is a subsidiary of Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB); which is highly helping BREB to provide electricity in rural Bangladesh. Major General Moin Uddin (Ret.) is the current Chairman of BREB.