July 1, 2017: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) today visited the 1410 MW- Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project and reviewed construction progress on various components of the project including intake structure, power house, switch yard etc.
Lahore – June 23, 2017: The meeting of Senior Selection Board was held here at WAPDA House under the convenorship of WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) for grant of Time Scale Upgradation in Basic Pay Scale (BPS) - 20. WAPDA Member (Power), Member (Water), Member (Finance) and General Manager (Human Resource Development) attended the meeting.
The Board considered record of the officers serving in various categories and approved 56 officers for grant of Time Scale Upgradation in BPS-20.
May 3, 2017: The strategically important 969 MW-Neelum Jhelum Hydropower project will mark a major mile stoneon May 5 towards its completion, as excavation of about 68-kilometer long tunnels system of the project will stand completed, when the second Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) deployed on the project will breakthrough the Right Headrace Tunnel. With this significant development, the water way system of the project will enter the final phase which is scheduled to be completed in seven months. Thereafter, the tunnels will be ready to divert water from Dam site to Power House.
April 30, 2017:* The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) launched free-of-the-cost air-conditioned transport service for affectees of Dasu Hydropower Project in Kohistan District of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Province. The service has been provided to the local populace as part of WAPDA’s corporate social responsibility, as directed by WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) during his visit to the project on February 20.