WAPDA to construct 3 model villages for the affectees of Diamar Basha Dam
Islamabad, March 15: Efforts of Water and Power Development Authority are underway to construct of Diamer-Basha dam mega project.
According to WAPDA officials‚ out of 37‚419 acres of land‚ 20‚400 acres have been acquired and compensation paid to the affectees.
WAPDA is constructing an official colony‚ three model villages to provide residence to dam affectees and 35 kilometer portion of Karakoram Highway from Shatyal to Chilas.
Two hydropower house of 4500 megawatt capacity dam would be constructed within nine years.