Rs8.6bn allocated for six power projects in Chitral – Pakistan | DAWN.COM

PEDO recently awarded a contract to Aga Khan Rural Support Programme to build 55 small and mini hydropower stations in Chitral.

The projects will have a combined capacity of generating 6MW of power and will be completed within 18 months.

These hydropower units have been planned in the distant and remote villages of the district where power supply through the national grid is not possible.

Chitral powerCHITRAL: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has allocated Rs8.6 billion for construction of six medium sized hydropower projects in Chitral, having 527 megawatt generation capacity. Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organisation (PEDO) will start work on the sites under the annual development plan 2014-15, according to a document available with Dawn.

PEDO recently awarded a contract to Aga Khan Rural Support Programme to build 55 small and mini hydropower stations in Chitral. The projects will have a combined capacity of generating 6MW of power and will be completed within 18 months. These hydropower units have been planned in the distant and remote villages of the district where power supply through the national grid is not possible.

Via Rs8.6bn allocated for six power projects in Chitral – Pakistan – DAWN.COM


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