KP Govt completed 265 Macro-hydel power projects – Officials

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KP Govt Mini dam

PTI-led KP Govt has completed 265 mini macro-hydel power projects. Energy Department official

These 265 projects have been completed in the 11 districts of KP. They’re providing cheap electricity to the locals.

Statement from officials:

“265 out of 356 mini macro hydel projects were complete till last January. The work on other 67 projects is underway and it will be completed soon”

A senior official from KP’s energy department tells APP.

Stats on the initiative:

 

Locations Identified in 2014 356
Feasibility Studies approved 332
Locations dropped due to various reasons 24

 

Let’s take a look at the cities/locations:

 

Abbottabad 15
Battagram 52
 Chitral 50
Swat 40
Kohistan 28
Shangla 21
Upper Dir district  37
Lower Dir 4
Buner 13
Mansehra 1
 Torghar 4

 

The officials have stated that the work on the rest of 67 projects is underway. It has been directed by the energy department to complete the work within the given timeframe.

The projects are directed to be completed in time without compromising on the quality.

The stats on in-process power projects:

 

Battagram 6
Chitral and Swat 5
Kohistan 7
 Shangla 4
Upper Dir 12
Buner 5
Mansehra 18
Torghar district. 5
Small dam by KP Govt
Small dam by KP Govt
Shah Kaleem Dam Nowshera KP
Shah Kaleem Dam Nowshera KP
Surki Lawagar Dam KP
Surki Lawagar Dam KP

The unpleasant weather conditions including heavy snowfall, litigations, and shifting of heavy machinery to mountainous areas were major factors behind the delay of these under construction projects

Officials Energy department of KP

The electricity transmission:

The transmission of electricity has already been started. Locals are taking full benefit of the uninterrupted electricity which is a great socio-economic change in the communities.

The completion scores of water, energy and hydropower projects during the tenure of PTI government is a clear manifestation of the fulfillment of the promises made by PTI leadership with people of Pakistan

Shakeel Ahmed Khan Provincial Minister for Revenue.

He further stated that all of the critics will now be given a shut up call. Everyone who made fun of the 300+ mini power projects will now be hiding their faces.

Gadwalian Dam Haripur
Gadwalian Dam Haripur
Gul Dheri Dam Nowshera
Gul Dheri Dam Nowshera
Dar Malik Dam Kohat
Dar Malik Dam Kohat
Khundal Dam Swabi
Khundal Dam Swabi
Jabba Khattak Dam Nowshera
Jabba Khattak Dam Nowshera
Kyala Dam Abbottabad
Kyala Dam Abbottabad
Jallozai Dam Nowshera
Jallozai Dam Nowshera
Gholi Banda Dam Karak
Gholi Banda Dam Karak
Pilai Dam Charsadda
Pilai Dam Charsadda

Conclusion:

With the changes in police and health, with Insaf Health Card, KP Govt has had a major responsibility of building these 300+ dams.

Prime Minister Imran Khan had announced it in many public rallies. Most of the opponents used to make fun of PTI and Imran Khan over the claim of building 300 mini-dams in the province.

Now, these newly constructed power projects will not only benefit the people but also will be a good answer to everyone who made fun of the claims of PTI and Imran Khan.

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