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Chairman WAPDA briefs PM about water, dams, hydropower projects

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (retd) on Monday briefed Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk about water, dams and hydropower projects in Pakistan. The prime minister, in the meeting, was also apprised of WAPDA projects, particularly Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dams. The prime minister was briefed that construction work on Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dams will be started in fiscal year 2018-19. Diamer Bhasha Dam Project has a gross water storage capacity of…

Neelum Jhelum’s power project added 484 megawatts (MW) to national grid

LAHORE: The input of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project adds up to 484 megawatts (MW) to the national grid, marking it very important for the progress of the country. As observed, the 2 components of the hydropower project (unit 2 & unit 3) are producing power at utmost competence. Unit 3 was under testing period, and now officially has been acquired by WAPDA. However, unit 2 is under testing period on different load refutation, it is not producing electrical energy at 72 hours test run. Now, unit 4 is being geared up…