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    Golen Gol Electricity to Upper Chitral on 25 the December….MNA


    By Our Correspondent


    CHITRAL: MNA from Chitral Shahzada Iftikharud Din has said that the Golen Gol Electricity will be given  to Upper Chitral & Kuh Area on 25th Dec 2017. PESCO Submits Report to Federal Minister for Energy Owais Leghari in 2 Days regarding this matter.

    Talking to Chitral Times he said as per strict instructions of Federal Minister Owais Ahmed Leghari to submit written report within 3 days, CEO PESCO has submitted detailed report to the Federal Minister for provision of WAPDAs Golen Gol Project Electricity to Kuh Area as well as Upper Chitral by 25th Dec 2017.

    It may be recalled that MNA Chitral Shahzada Iftikhar Uddin had met Owais Leghari on 8th Nov 2017 who had asked CEO PESCO to submit written report in 3 days on 8th Nov 2017. However, PESCO has submitted the report a day earlier in just 2 days.

    Following Meeting of MNA with Fed Minister for Energy Mr. Owais Leghari and instructions by Minister to CEO PESCO, PESCO had started preparations for provision of Golen Gol Electricity to Upper Chitral.
    Transformer at Drosh will be installed within a few days inshallh. Upper Chitral will get 4MW electricity from Golen Gol by 25th Dec 2017 inshallah.

    He said that the current Transmission line connecting Jutilasht to Upper Chitral can bear load of 4MW only. Once finances are released by Fed Govt for the two PSDP electricity projects including new Feeders and Grid Stations work will start on 132 KV transmission line for Upper Chitral with a Grid Station already approved at Kaqlasht. The two projects are already included in Federal Budget 2017.

    The new 132 KV Transmission Line will cost Rs 50 crores and Grid Station at Kaqlasht will cost another Rs 25 crores.

    He said a total of seven feeders for both Lower Chitral & Upper Chitral have been approved including 1)Yarkhoon, 2)Laspur, 3) Garam Chashma (includes Karimabad, Arkari & Garam Chashma upto Gobor), 4) Madaklasht, 5) Arandu, 6) Torkhow upto Rech and 7) Mulkhow upto Shagrome.

    Three new Grids Stations will also be established at Kaqlasht, Drosh and Marble City at Gang.
    Note: PESCO team was in Garam Chashma on 9th Nov 2017 and was in Drosh today i.e 10th Nov 2017 in that connection, he added.


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