SRSP constructing 80 KV Micro Hydro power house at Baleem, Chitral


By Gul Hamaad Farooqi

Chitral, September 8: Sarhad Rural support Program (SRSP) is launching a 80-KV Micro Hydro Power House at Rejun village, upper  area of Baleem, in Chitral. The plan of hydro power house is financially being supported by Program for Economics Advancement and Community Empowerment (PEACE), a project of European Union.

A public meeting was held in this connection at Baleem High School under the chair of  Ghulam Hussain. Addressing on the occasion notables of the area highlighted the many deprivations they are facing. They thanked SRSP for their third dialogue with local community for establishment of 80 KV hydro power house.

Chief Executive Officer SRSP Shahzada Masoodul Mulk, speaking at the occasion, emphasized on the local community for strengthening unity and harmony for getting more benefits. He said you will never deprived from your right until you united irrespectively to your cast, political affiliations. Some local women also demanded for establishment of a hospital because they said that women are being carried some 8 KM by feet and sometimes they expired on their way before reaching hospital.

Local people thanked SRSP for construction of 80 KV hydro power house which will electrify some 180 households. A large number of people including women folk also participated in the public meeting and eve of third dialogue for 80 KV MHP.

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