Sindh to set up 5000MW coal-based power plants

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The Sindh government has announced to establish power plants in District Thar. The power plants to be established would be coal-powered and would be for power generation up to 5000MW. However, the local populous, to be affected, would be rehabilitated and a composite plan would be carved out in this regard.

Adviser to Sindh CM for Finance Murad Ali made this announcement at a recently held 2-day conference.

Shah said that coal-based power plants for 5000-MW would be established at Thar while other power plants would be established at Keti Bandar and the Sindh provincial government would soon take initiatives to launch the programme. He said as regards to means of communications, the Sindh government would lay down Railway track from Thar Coal Fields Islamkot to Keti Bandar and coal would be transported from Thar field to Keti Bandar.


Published in: Volume 05 Issue 06

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