WAPDA Chairman reviews work on Tarbela extension


Lahore (Online): The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) 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. Besides accelerating the pace of work, the stipulated quality standards must be adhered in letter and spirit for completion of the project.
He expressed these views during his visit to Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project today.
“Energy and water availability being most critical need will improve after completion of the projects underway”, he said. Discussion during the visit with the project authorities, consultants and contractors were aimed at tuning 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 3478 MW to 4888 MW, after installation of three units with installed capacity of 470 MW each.
Earlier, WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) visited WAPDA Cadet College, Tarbela and viewed the facilities being provided to the students with regard to the curricular and co-curricular activities. He also discussed with college administration the ways and means to improve those facilities for imparting quality education and building characters of the college students.