To know the exact breakup of these projects, the chairman committee asked for the ageing of the allocated budget and overall projects.
While briefing the committee regarding the sectorial breakup of the PSDP 2021-22, the officials apprised that 62 percent of the budget is allocated for the infrastructure sector and 20 percent for the social sector.
On the completion plan of most important projects,
Dasu hydropower project stage-1 (2160MW) had a progress of 15 percent (expected completion February 2025),
Mangla Power station Refurbishment (310MW) had a physical progress of 48 percent (expected completion June 2024),
Tarbela fifth extension (1410MW) had a physical progress of two percent (expected completion June 2025),
Tarbela fourth extension had a physical progress of 99 percent (expected completion December 2022),
Diamer-Bhasha Dam Project (Dam part) had a physical progress of four percent (expected completion June 2029),
Diamer-Bhasha Dam Project (land acquisition and re-settlement) had a physical progress of 72 percent and
Mohmand Multipurpose Dam project had a physical progress of nine percent (expected completion December 2025).
The officials, while further divulging about the projects said that 10 percent of work had been completed on 50 percent of projects, and 30 percent of projects are new and of the remaining 70 percent projects, 100 percent work had been completed on 50 percent of the projects.
Historic Moments at first CPEC Hydropower Project – 720MW Karot HPP
The reservoir impounding of First Hydropower Project of CPEC has started today, Nov 20, 2021. Diversion Tunnels were closed and the Project moved one step closer to generate clean, green and cheap energy.