50 KV micro hydro power house completed by SRSP.
By: Gul Hamaad Farooqi
CHITRAL: Another 50 KV micro hydro power house was completed in Bumborat the scenic Kalash valley by Sarhad Rural Support Program (SRSP) funded by European union Program for Economic Advancement and Community Empowerment (PEACE) which will be electrified some 350 households. Earlier that a 50 KV micro hydro power house (MHP) and 250 KV power house already working in the valley which also had completed by SRSP.
On the inauguration ceremony of the power house Ghulam Hazrat Advocate, Subadar retired Rahmat Karim and other thanked SRSP for rendering meritorious services for uplifting of this backward area. They demanded in welcome address for construction of protection bund on the bank of Bumborat river to protect cultivable land and populated area of the valley. They also demanded for construction of big power house of 5 megawatt to overcome on energy crises in Chitral Town.
The speakers also demanded for construction of a bridge on the river to restore link of people as well as maintenance of irrigation channel which irrigate land of 25 households. They also demanded for electrification of Aneesh and Brone village which are deprived from electricity. They thanked Denis Cassat country director of French Donor Agency who will likely donate some 1 billion rupees for construction of hydro power houses.
Tariq Ahmad district Program Manager Briefs the participants about different developmental schemes by SRSP in Chitral. MNa Chitral Shahzada Iftikharuddin, Chief Executive officer SRSP Shahzada Masoodul Mulk, Deputy Commissioner Chitral Ameenul Haq, Member board of Director Ihsanullah Khan and other spoke on the occasion. CEO SRSP Shahzada Masoodul Mulk said that they already had completed 50 KV micro hydro power house and 250 KV at upper part of Bumborat which was up-graded to 300 KV.
He said that power house will supply electricity to saw machines, hotel and other commercial places along with domestic consumers and the money earned from commercial consumes will be spent on the maintenance of these power houses. A large number of people attended the ceremony.
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