More 5,000 MW electricity to be added to national grid: Abid Sher

State Minister for Power, Abid Sher Ali on Tuesday said the government had enhanced electricity production to 21,000 megawatt from 13,000 megawatt and more 5,000 megawatt electricity would be added to national grid by coming summer 2018.

Addressing at an open Katchheri, Wapda Complex Kasur, he said that Neelam-Jhehlum Hydro-power project would be completed till April, this year.

The minister said the department would work even on Saturday and Sunday to redress the grievances of people.

Abid Sher Ali also suspended meter-readers of Noorpur and Kaisar Garh sub division for over-billing.

He also constituted a five-member committee headed by chief engineer Ali Dogar to resolve the complaints of people.

On the occasion, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Wajid Ali Kazmi has directed the Superintending Engineers (SEs) and Sub-Divisional Officers (SDOs) to hold open katchheries in their areas for early redressal of complaints.

Posted on: 2018-01-30T23:36:00+05:00