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Powerhouse also approved for Drosh: MPA

CHITRAL, 24 July: PTI’s Member Provincial Assembly Bibi Fozia has said that on the directives of Chief Minister Pervez Khattak the concerned department has issued No Objection Certificates (NoCs) for the establishment of two hydel power stations in Chitral town and Drosh. In a statement, Bibi Fozia said that 1.5 MW powerhouse would be established in Shali for Chitral town whereas anothr one MW powerhouse would be constructed in Shishi for Drosh town. Both the projects would be completed by SRSP which will resolve the power issues in Chitral town and Drosh. She said that the feasibility study of Shali project was conducted by SHYDO and earlier CM had promised to issue NoC. MPA Bibi Fozia said that SRSP would construct these two power houses under a contract with provincial government. She added that the PTI provincial government was keen in responding to the power issue across the province and for the purpose mega and micro projects were in pipeline. She added that under the Public Private Partnership 39 micro-hydel stations would be established in different part of Chitral. 69 MW Lawi project, 61MW Muxi Gram Shoghor, 62 MW Istaru and 72 MW Arkari Gole project were mega power projects included in the ADP by PTI’s provincial government.]]>

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