CDWP green signals six HEC projects

STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan has successfully got approved six of its projects from Central Development Working Party (CDWP). The project accumulative cost amounts to Rs 8 billion approximately.

According to the sources, a meeting of CDWP with Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning and Development was held recently in which the said projects were sanctioned. The HEC projects include setting up of a Technology Development Fund for the

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SEPA signals green for K-2, K-3 construction

STAFF REPORT KHI: The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has approved the K-2, K-3 nuclear power plants (2200 MW) Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report.

The twin nuclear power plants of Karachi faced immense bashing from critics in the past raising concerns pertaining to environment. However, in the public hearing of the project held on April 27, 2015, the public dismissed the concerns and sanctioned the power plants construction comprehensively. The SEPA approval of

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Systems being developed to resolve smart-grid signals tech issues

STAFF REPORT ISB: Ministry of ITandT is in the process of developing a system to address various issues present in smart grid communication technologies.
A project has already been launched to achieve the purpose which presents a simple form of cooperative communication technique, known as Opportunistic Large Array (OLA), as a potential candidate for smart grid communications.
The principal investigator organization for the project, costing Rs. 7.42 million, is School of Electrical

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