Khursheed Shah Visits Dasu To Review Construction On Project

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – twelfth Jun, 2022 ) :Federal Minister for Water Resources Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah on Sunday mentioned that Dasu Hydro Power Project is a crucial mission to stabilize Pakistan’s financial system by offering low-cast hydel electrical energy and triggering a brand new period of socio-economic growth within the nation.

He visited Dasu hydro energy Project immediately.WAPDA Chairman Naveed Asghar Chaudhry additionally accompanied him.

The Minister mentioned Dasu Hydropower Project, being constructed on River Indus, upstream of Dasu city in Uppar Kohistan district of Khybar Pakhtunkhwa province.

WAPDA mission’s administration and representatives of the consultants and the contractors had been additionally current in the course of the go to, mentioned a press launch right here.

The Federal Minister mentioned that electrical energy technology type Dasu Hydropower Project will begin in 2026 and tremendously contribute to deal with growing requirement of the nation by injecting sizeable low cost and inexperienced electrical energy to the nationwide grid.

He expressed satisfaction over tempo of progress and directed WAPDA to finish the mission inside stipulated timeframe.

He directed WAPDA that the locals be given precedence in jobs on the mission. A gathering will quickly be convened at Islamabad with all of the stakeholders to assessment self-managed resettlement bundle to handle grievances of the locals, he added.

Earlier, the Federal Minister had an in depth spherical of the varied parts of the mission together with diversion tunnels and powerhouse advanced and reviewed building actions occurring there.

WAPDA General Manager and Project Director Anwar-ul-Haq apprised the Minister that the 4320 MW- Dasu Hydropower Project is being accomplished in two phases. At current, WAPDA is developing stage-I with put in technology capability of 2160 MW and annual power technology of 12 billion low-cost and environment-friendly electrical energy.

The stage-II, when applied, will even present 9 billion models to the nationwide grid. On completion of the each Stages, Dasu would be the mission with highest annual power technology in Pakistan i.e. 21 billion models every year on the common.

The Minister was additional apprised that Rs. 17.34 billion are being spent on CBM schemes by WAPDA for financial and social growth within the mission space. About 3300 jobs, together with 1808 for locals, have to date been created, which is able to improve to 8000 jobs throughout peak building interval of the mission.

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