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Dasu Project: Diversion system to be completed in May 2023, power gen to commence by end 2026

 January 3, 2023: Construction work is continuing simultaneously on 12 different sites of Dasu Hydropower Project. The critical diversion system will be completed in May this year , while electricity generation from the project will commence by end 2026.
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Chairman WAPDA visits Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project; reviews progress on remedial works in Tail Race Tunnel

December 30, 2022: Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen Sajjad Ghani (Retd) visited Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project today and reviewed progress on remedial works in Tail Race Tunnel of the project. The Chief Executive Officer of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Company and representatives of the Contractors of remedial works and the Consultants were also present on the occasion.
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Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif today performed groundbreaking of Chashma Right Bank Canal (Lift-cum-Gravity Project)

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif today performed groundbreaking of Chashma Right Bank Canal (Lift-cum-Gravity Project); also inaugurated refurbished Unit No. 8 of Chashma Hydel Power Station in a ceremony at DI Khan. Federal Secretary Water Resources Hasan Nasir Jamy and Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen Sajjad Ghani (Retd) were also present on the occasion.

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WAPDA, united Kohistan Jirga ink agreement for development schemes as CBMs Agreement to ensure smooth completion of long-delayed 132 KV transmission line for Dasu HPP

December 12, 2022: WAPDA, Civil Administration of Hazara Division and United Kohistan Jirga, comprising notables of three Districts namely Upper Kohistan, Lower Kohistan and Kolai Palas Kohistan, reached an agreement today. The agreement is aimed at implementing a number of development schemes by WAPDA in the three districts for socio-economic uplift of the local populace. Most importantly, this agreement will pave the way for smooth execution/completion of long-delayed 132 KV transmission line from Duber Hydel Power Station to Dasu, direly needed for stable supply of electricity during peak construction period of Dasu Hydropower Project. In lieu of the development schemes by WAPDA, locals of the three districts will not create hindrances in the way to construction of the transmission line, ensuring its smooth execution.
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PM inaugurates Unit No. 5 & 6 of Mangla Refurbishment Project

Mangla, December 5 (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday said Pakistan was in dire need of generating cheap electricity as the energy import bill exorbitantly touched $27 billion.
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