Misgar Hydro Power Project Will Be Complete By The End Of 2015
By: Farhatullah Baig
Misgar, Gojal (ST): The Government of Gilgit Baltistan has speed up the construction of 2 MW Hydro power project at Misgar. The project was started in 2009 at Misgar River, about 6 km north from Misgar village. But the project couldn’t accomplished in the affirmed period.
Speaking to Sost Today, the contractor of Misgar Hydro power project said. “The main reasons behind the delay were the blockage of Karakurm Highway due to artificial Lake at Attabad and the fund was not released in time”. Whereas the Government has already compensated the land owners. He further added.
The poles for the electric wire have been installed from the Misgar power house to Sost, where it will connect to the Khyber power station.
According to the contractor 20 % of the project has been completed and the project will complete by the end of 2015.
This power plant will be capable to produce about 19.86 Gwh energy annually.