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Contribution to National Grid Neelum Jhelum crosses 8 billion units mark, yields Rs. 80 billion revenue

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May 18, 2020: State-of-the-art 969 MW-Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project achieved yet another milestone, as its contribution to the National Grid crossed 8 billion mark. The project, satisfactorily meeting the design capacity energy production, achieved this land mark despite the fact that the shelling by India from across the Line of Control during July and October 2019 interrupted the working at the project, which forced evacuation of the Chinese workers from the project site and continue to be afflicted by Covid-19 pandemic. In terms of revenue, Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project has yielded more than Rs. 80 billion of hydel electricity into the National Grid with efficient operation of the project by Neelum Jhelum and WAPDA engineers and staff under tiring conditions.

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DIAMER BASHA DAM PROJECT CONTRACTS AWARDED FOR DAM CONSTRUCTION, CONSULTANCY SERVICES

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May 13, 2020: In the wake of a meeting presided over by Prime Minister Mr. Imran Khan couple of days ago about water security and construction of mega dams including Diamer Basha Dam Project, all efforts are underway by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to ensure timely mobilization of the contractor and effective follow up on Diamer Basha Dam Project.

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Speedy Up the work progress in Diamer Basha DAM

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More water availability in dams good omen for agriculture, hydel generation

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April 24, 2020: In what can be termed a good omen for agriculture and hydropower generation in Pakistan, the cumulative quantum of water available at present in Mangla, Tarbela and Chashma reservoirs is far better than that of the previous years.

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National strategy needed to address impact of climate change on water resources: WAPDA Chairman

Lahore – March 21, 2020: WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd), in his message on the occasion of World Water Day to be observed on March 22, said climate change has been impacting the availability of surface water in Pakistan, as climate and water are inextricably interlinked. In order to tackle the adverse impact of climate change vis-à-vis water security in the country, a multi-pronged strategy needs to be devised at the national level.

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