Karot hydropower project to become completed by 2020

07:03 PM | 11 Oct, 2016
Karot hydropower project to become completed by 2020
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ISLAMABAD - The 720 megawatt Karot hydropower project is being constructed along the Jhelum river from the Silk Road Fund initiated by Chinese President Xi Jinping and it would become operational by 2020.

According to a senior official of Planning Ministry, after completion in five years, Karot Power Company will operate and maintain the project for 30 years after which it will be transported to the Punjab government.

The official said dam's reservoir will store about 152 million cubic meters water.