According to government that 78 percent work of 969 MW Neelum Jhelum Hydro Power Project Phase-II has been completed, which is expected to be completed by March 2020 to add power to the system. The officials of Ministry of Energy to a meeting of Senate Standing Committee on Power has informed about details. While a copy of the presentation revealed that evacuation of power has been delayed from 969MW NJHP for various reasons. The government has stated that highly unstable weather conditions and extreme right of ways, especially in AJK, are also responsible for the delay. The meeting was also informed about the contract for evacuation of power from 729MW Karot Hydro Power Project that has been included in Neelum Jhelum Hydro Power Project and commencement on site. The meeting was held to take briefing from the officials of Ministry of Power regarding construction of transmission lines to evacuate electricity from newly constructed hydro power projects in the country as well as complete details of project-wise award of contract with total number of companies, initial cost and completion date, and final cost and actual date of completion of projects.