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ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – The government has undertaken a large number of energy-cum-irrigation projects to tap hydel resources of the country.


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Sources in the Ministry of Water and Power told media that about 12,000 MW hydropower projects are currently under process.

They said several feasibilities on the Indus River cascade are also underway for optimal utilization of its full potential.

Besides, a number of irrigation projects have been initiated in all federating units which are at various stages of development.

The Government has also undertaken 2400 MW Regasified LNG based power plants at Baloki, district Kasur, and Haveli Bahadur Shah, district Jhang.