Gadoon Industrial Estate to get low cost electricity

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has taken another positive step to improve industrialization and ultimately increasing employment in the region. The provincial cabinet has approved the provision of 18MW electricity to of Gadoon Amazai Industrial Estate at wheeling charges. The electricity will be generated by Pehur Hydro Power Station.
Chief Minister, Mahmood Khan chair chaired the meeting which was attended by provincial ministers, advisors, special assistants, chief secretary, administrative secretaries, IGP and other concerned officers. The cabinet authorized Energy and Power Department to sale electricity generated by the Pehur Hydel Power Station to industries in Gadoon Industrial Estate through open bidding in accordance with the relevant laws.
The industrial estate will get electricity at a rate ranging between Rs6.5 per unit to Rs10.5 against the prevailing rate of PESCO of Rs14 per unit.