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AJK capable to generate 9000 MW hydel electricity
July 11, 2019

AJK additional Chief Secretary Development Dr. Syed Asif Hussain has said the state has the potential to generate nine thousand megawatt electricity.

Talking to a delegation of journalists belonging to KPK in Muzaffarabad today, he said the government has initiated a number of hydropower projects under public-private partnership while work on others to be started soon.

Presently, AJK is generating 2361 MW electricity against its demand of 350 MW. The present 2100 MW electricity to the national grid will increase manifold in coming years.

He informed the journalists, that the AJK government is taking up all the environmental and other social issues of hydel power projects with federal government.