Tag: Cholistan

Work to develop solar project in Cholistan starts

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Work to develop infrastructure for the solar project in the Cholistan area is in full swing. According to Radio Pakistan, three turbines have been installed along with the Ahmedpur Branch canal at a cost of Rs 80 million. The overhead reservoir with a capacity of 10,000 water gallons and an underground storage tank with a capacity of 100,000 gallons of water will be completed by the end of this month. With reference to the efficacy of the solar energy in Cholistan, he…Read More

Punjab nods 700MW Cholistan project

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The government of Punjab has approved plans a 700MW solar project in the Cholistan Desert that would contribute significantly towards minimizing the power shortfall in the country. According to reports, the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park will be spread over 10,000 acres and built in sections, with eight 50MW segments each covering 250 acres. The plans were given the seal of approval at the fourth meeting of the Punjab Energy Council, which was set up last month to oversee…Read More

PCRWR sets up research sites in Cholistan

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR) regional Office, Bahawalpur has established its Field Research Stations, covering over 15 sites in the Cholistan desert to conduct development oriented research on the desert problems in the actual desert environment.The major Desert Research Stations are at Dingarh, Naraywala, Hyderwali, Toba Allah Yar, Marrot, Qaim Sir, Noorpur Balochan, Noor Sir Balochan, Malkana, Nawa Khoh, Piryar, Chaku, consisting of land for…Read More

Cholistan Biodiversity Park will open next month

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article image MONITORING REPORT LHR: To conserve indigenous species of flora and fauna that are about to become extinct, the Environment Protection Department (EPD) in collaboration with Cholistan Development Authority (CDA) is hoping to complete 85-acre Biodiversity Park in Cholistan, by the end of June.According to experts, the Biodiversity Park will place Pakistan among the countries working to safeguard irreplaceable natural wealth and reduce biodiversity loss by protecting endangered species in Punjab.…Read More