Tarbela 4th extension project:

Wapda chairman urges timely completion


Besides accelerating the pace of work, the stipulated quality standards must be adhered to in letter and spirit for completion of the project, Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt-Gen Muzammil Hussain (retd) expressed these views during his visit to Tarbela 4th extension hydropower project. He also has emphasized upon the project management to put in their maximum to complete the 1410 MW-Tarbela 4th extension hydropower project as early as possible.

“Energy and water availability being most critical needs will improve after completion of the projects underway,” he said. Discussion during the visit with the project authorities, consultants and contractors were aimed at meeting the timelines for completion of Tarbela 4th extension hydropower project.

Tarbela 4th extension hydropower project is being constructed on tunnel No 4 of Tarbela Dam. The project will increase generation capacity of Tarbela Hydel Power Station from 3,478 MW to 4,888 MW, after installation of three units with installed capacity of 470 MW each.

Earlier, the WAPDA chairman visited WAPDA Cadet College, Tarbela, and viewed the facilities being provided to the students with regard to the curricular and co-curricular activities.