Premier Nawaz Sharif briefed on ongoing WAPDA initiatives

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was briefed by Lieutenant Normal (Retd) Muzammil Hussain, Chairman Water & Energy Improvement Authority (WAPDA) relating to numerous ongoing initiatives right here at PM Home this right this moment.
The Prime Minister had tasked the newly appointed chairman WAPDA to hurry up execution of crucially vital hydro energy initiatives; assembly the deadlines set for his or her completion.
Neelum Jhelum hydroelectric undertaking can be prepared for inauguration on 28th February 2018. The left tunnel connection of the undertaking was accomplished by October 23, 2016 whereas the suitable tunnel connection can be accomplished by April 30, 2017.
The undertaking’s dry take a look at is scheduled for December 2017 whereas the moist take a look at can be undertaken by February 01, 2018 by producing electrical energy and begin incomes income of $ 15 Million. The second unit of Neelum Jhelum can be operational by 15th March 2018 whereas the third and 4th unit by 15th April 2018, briefed the Chairman.
The Chairman additional briefed that speedy execution is underway on Kachhi Canal Undertaking which include most important canal and distribution system. The undertaking will present irrigation water to an space of 72, 000 acres in Dera Bugti, after its completion in August 2017.
A complete of 9, 917 acres of land acquisition can be accomplished by Could 2017 for the two, 160 MW Dasu hydro energy undertaking. Floor breaking of most important works on Dasu undertaking by the Prime Minister can be carried out in June 2017 and the undertaking can be accomplished at value of $ 4, 300 Million.
The Golen Gol hydro undertaking will produce electrical energy thrice greater than the necessities of Chitral. This run of the river undertaking is situated on Golen Gol Nullah, a majority tributary of Mastuj River. The undertaking could have a 3.eight km lengthy tunnel with an put in capability of 108 MW to be accomplished with a value of Rs. 29. 077 Billion by December 2017.
Tarbela 4th Extension Undertaking will improve the capability of the undertaking from 3, 478 MW to 4, 888 MW and the primary unit of the extension can be commissioned in December 2017. The 2nd and third items can be commissioned by the mid of 2018.
The PM appreciated the work of chairman and WAPDA.

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