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Work on first micro hydel power project begins

ALLAI, Jan 20: Commissioner Hazara, Mr. Arbab Muhammad Arif performed the groundbreaking of the first micro hydel power project in Kass Qalandar, Union Council Banna, and Tehsil Allai of District Batagram. hydroThe project is being implemented by Green Alternative Power (GAP), Chitral, Hydrolink Engineering and Equipment (Pvt) Limited in partnership of a local NGO through financial support from the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The commissioner Batagram shed light on the nature of the community model project and its importance. A total of 80 MHPs schemes through the contract, under community mobilization and construction of community based 356 MHPs in 12 northern districts of KP, withPakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization (PEDO), would be constructed in various districts of Hazara by Green and Hydrolink. Out of the 80, a total 15 MHP schemes have been duly approved for work, feasibilities of 16 have been completed and submitted for approval whereas 20 MHPs are in different stages of feasibility studies. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Zariful Maani, Deputy Commissioner Batgram, thanked Mr. Mahboobur Rahaman, CEO Green, and Mr. Fazli Rabbi, CEO Hydrolink, for their interest and endeavor to make the model a success. He also said the implementing organization will come up with the sustainable model of MHPs in Hazara division like Chitral district through there decade long experience and expertise in the sector.]]>

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  1. Hussain Nawaz uk says

    Due to deforestation n depletion of natural forest in southern parts of chitral,The energy needs of chitral increases in future so more attention is needed for taping more Hydro potential and develope small n medium sizes hydro plant to fullfill the heating,cooking needs of chitral and create Alternatives in different sector
    The role of local energy companies are more important/ visible in development of the district.
    i really impress the start up of such enterprises and will discuss in my friends in uk/ europ to invest in the sector

    1. Anwar Zaib says

      yes sir that will be a great effort from ur side to the area.As chitral has great hydro power potential and water resources than can be used for the development of area.

  2. Muqbool Azam says

    Great achievement by Fazal Rabbi and Mehboob to start work other districts of PAKISTAN.

  3. Zahid kamran says

    Great work by young Chitrali engineers and development professional.This will definitely build confidence and more chitrali entrepreneurs will be encouraged and start such enterprises and create job opportunities to unemployed of the district

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