KP govt planning to construct 1000 micro hydro-power projects: CM Mahmood

PM’s vision to boost agriculture will help strengthen economy: KP CM

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has signed an agreement with a private group of industries to provide them cheap electricity.
Under the agreement, the provincial government will provide 18MW electricity from Pehur Hydro Power Project to these industries on ten rupees per unit rate.
It will generate a revenue of more than three hundred million rupees annually.
Speaking on this occasion, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan said the government is planning to construct one thousand micro hydro-power projects in different areas of the province to overcome shortage of electricity.
He said Chashma Right Bank Canal is being constructed to develop agriculture in Southern districts of the province.
Mahmood Khan said work on Rashakai Economic Zone will be started next month.


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