KP CM pushes for timely completion of Energy Projects

Strict instructions has been directed to the authorities of Energy and Power Department to ensure the completion of all hydro power projects as per the given time lines by KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan.  While presiding over fourteenth meeting of the Board of Directors (BoD) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Hydel Development Fund, he reviewed the progress on the decisions of the last board meeting. A detailed briefing was given about ongoing and new developmental schemes of Energy and Power Sector. An amount of Rs. 11652 million have been allocated in the current budget for 21 ongoing schemes whereas Rs. 1281 million have been allocated for 19 new developmental schemes. The meeting was further informed that total revenue worth Rs. 31.194 billion had been collected from Malakand-3 Hydro Power Project and Pehur Hydro Power Station whereas revenue of Rs. 2800 million has been added to the provincial exchequer during the financial year 2019-20.