- Final feasibility study
completed in December 2008 by Joint Venture of
National and International Consultants.
Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB) issued
LOI to China International Water and Electric
Corporation (CWE) on 15.01.2009 for updation of
feasibility completed by WAPDA Consultants.
Engineering Design and Tender Documents completed in
November, 2009 by the same Consultants.
Wapda hired Consultants for registration of project
with UNFCCC to acquire carbon credit as decided
under CDM Kyoto Protocol.
Ten copies of final EIA report have been submitted
to EPA, Azad Jammu & Kashmir after incorporating
their comments alongwith processing fee of Rs.
30000/- regarding issuance of NOC for project
The ECC considered the summary on 27.09.2010 submitted
by MoW&P on "1100 Kohala HPP" and endorsed
the decision of the AJ&K Council for the development
of Kohala HPP and as per opinion given by Ministry
of Law, Justice and Human Rights as proposed in the
PPIB has appointed auditors and audit of Kohala HPP
is under process.
After change of ownership of Kohala, M/s Perenia,
the CDM consultants have demanded that WAPDA may
approach PPIB in order to obtain written assurance
from CEW China so that they may be bounded
to abide by all the rights and obligations described
in the original consultancy contract with WAPDA
without any loss to M/s perenia and / or its
Third meeting regarding CDM issue was held on
23rd May 2012 in the office of PPIB Islamabad. The
following decision has been conveyed vide letter
"M/s Perenia/SMEC will continue work on the
acquisition of CDM credits as per their agreement
Reminde for issuance of NOC regarding EIA of Kohala
has been sent to Deputy Director EIA Azad Jammu &
Kashmir, Muzaffarabad on 16.07.2012 in the light of
instruction of MoW&P Islamabad .
A joint meeting of PPIB, WAPDA and Auditors
appointed by PPIB was held on 13.09.2012 in PPIB
office, Islamabad in order to discuss and resolve
the outstanding queries regarding expenditure
incurred on preparation of Feasibility Study &
Detailed Engineering Design of Kohala Hydropower
WAPDA has out up its final demand to PPIB for
release of total amount incurred on preparation of
Feasibility Study & Detailed Engineering Design of
Kohala Hydropower project.
A meeting held on 30.01.2013 with reference to PPIB
in the office of Chief Engineer/PD Dasu to settle
the disputed claims/costs.