Major Hydel Projects Will Finish On Time: Chairman WAPDA

Ground-breaking of 2160 MW Dasu Hydel Power Project would be performed in June this year and Neelum-Jhelum would become operational in February next year.

This information was given to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by Chairman WAPDA Muzammil Hussain at a briefing in Islamabad on Wednesday. The Prime Minister had tasked the newly appointed chairman to speed up execution of crucially significant hydro power projects; meeting the deadlines set for their completion.

On Course To Finish Next Year

Neelum Jhelum hydroelectric project will be ready for inauguration in February next year. The project’s dry test is scheduled for December this year while the wet test will be undertaken by February next year by generating electricity. The second unit of Neelum Jhelum will be operational by March next year while the 3rd and 4th unit by April next year.

The Chairman said that speedy execution is underway on Kachhi Canal Project which consists of a main canal and a distribution system. The project will provide irrigation water to an area of 72,000 acres in Dera Bugti, after its completion in August this year.

2,160 MW Dasu Project To Start This Year

A total of 9,917 acres of land acquisition will be completed by May this year for the 2,160 MW Dasu hydro power project. Ground breaking of main works on Dasu project by the Prime Minister will be performed in June this year and the project will be completed at a cost of 4,300 million Dollars.

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The Golen Gol hydro project will produce electricity three times more than the requirements of Chitral. The project having an installed capacity of 108 MW would be completed with a cost of over 29 billion Rupees by December this year.

Tarbela 4th Extension Project on the other hand, will enhance the capacity of the project from 3,478 MW to 4,888 MW and the first unit of the extension will be commissioned in December this year. The 2nd and 3rd units will be commissioned by the mid of next year.


  • Is Project Se Pehly Bhi Or After Complete Bhi :
    Light Phir Bhi Apne Waqt Par Jati Zaror Hai Ane Ka Kuch Nahi Pata !

    Geo Major Hydel Projects

    • Ali Salman

      Check Pakistan’s energy need in 2013 and now. Check power produced in 2013 and now and you will know that ….agar new projects complete na ho rahay hotay tou bhai ye demand and supply ka difference abhi bohat zaida hota…aur aap ka mobile bhe abhi charge na ho raha hota.

      Wasay aap ko army mai chalay he jana cahye tha…Nawaz sy nahe banti aap ki :)

  • ABU G

    ELECTION MEI BEWAKOOF BNANE KA TAREKA HAI

    • Ali Salman

      Ge bilkul, dams banay ga aur project jo banay hain wo to kisi ko nazar nahe anay haina?

      Wasay aap ka naam bara he wahyaat ha.

      • ABU G

        HAN Q NAI NAZAR ARAHE BILKUL NANDI POOR B NAZAR ARAHA HAI KOI TU CHEEZ BEGHAIR CORRUPTION K CHORDO CHORO AB TU KARACHI LAHORE AUR ISLAMABAD KA AIRPORT B OUT SOURCE KAR RAHE HO KUCH SHARAM HOTI HAI KUCH HAYA HOTI HAI BEGHAIRTI KI INTEHA HOTI HAI………………………JAHIL PATWARI …….OOOOOOOOOH METRO DEKH KAR KHUSH HONE WALE LOG.HEHHHEHEHHEHE

        • Hum Kary to Corruption :
          Shareef Khandan Kary to No Action:

          From:
          Khalid Latif, Sharjeel Khan & Nasir Jamshed (PSL)

  • Fakhre Alam

    A political statement . Propaki forgot to put sponsored content tag with the post.

    • Ali Salman

      Kuch Jalnay ki boo aa rahi ha…

      Ye KP mai 1 billion tree jo PTI ny lagany ka wada kia tha ..wo to nahe jal gye?
      350 dams in KPK..un kay pani sy ye aag zaroor bujay gi ;)

      • ABU G

        Panama ka chor lagaiga tree waise iska idea aya kahan se k tree lgai jain
        slam hai tmhari soch par jo k chor ki support karte ho jo makkah mei beth kar jhot bolta tha k meine koi agreement ni kia ……………..lanat hai aise shaks par

  • Ishtiaq

    3 mahinay main agar load Shedding na khatam kar di tou mera naam Shahbaz Sharif nahi!

  • ABU G