Tag: Neelum

Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project fast heading towards completion First unit to start generation by February 2018

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The strategically important Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project (NJHP) is fast heading towards its completion, and is scheduled to start electricity generation with commissioning of its first generating unit by February 2018. NJHP Board of Management (BoM) briefed WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) during a meeting. BoM Chairman Mr. Peter Mason and the members […]…Read More

Telecom facility in Neelum Valley on the card

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STAFF REPORT RWP: The Special Communication Organisation (SCO) is planning to lay telecommunication infrastructure in Neelum Valley of AJK to link it with the rest of the country. SCO officials said this while talking to a delegation of PML-N AJK, led by its Secretary-General Shah Ghulam Qadir who have recently called on them at the SCO headquarters in Rawalpindi. The SCO officials said that they have already provided telephone facilities to the people in Shadra, Kel and Athmuqam and very…Read More

Funds paucity halts work on Neelum power project

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR:  Work on the Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project (NJHP) has suffered a big blow mainly due to lack of funding, sources have informed saying the Chinese contractor has started suspending work on various sections of the project as the government of Pakistan has not released Rs7.8 billion funds despite lapse of the deadline."It is indeed a setback for the project," said an official, however, he said that a review committee is being set up for the release of funds.This…Read More

Cellular village connection starts in Neelum

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Prime Minister Pakistan Raja Pervaiz Ashraf has recently inaugurated the Cellular Village Connection Trial (CVCT) project at Athmuqam, Neelum Valley AJK.AJK President and Prime Minister, Federal Minister for Information and federal minister AKandGB were also present on the occasion.Chairman PTA Dr. Mohammed Yaseen and DG SCO General Khalid Rao informed the Prime Minister about the efforts made for development of telecom facilities in AJK in general and at Neelum Valley at…Read More