Power Sector


Power Sector

Sector:               Power

Sub-sector      :                          

i) Electricity

ii) PDO

Electricity Department

Electrification: Brief Background & Status:

  • Electricity department is responsible & functioning for electrification in AJK.
  • Electricity facility was available to few towns (13,500 Service connections) of District Muzaffarabad & Mirpur up to 1973-74.
  • Since then a continuous program was planned to provide electricity to rural and urban population and upto June 2016 4.267 million population has been served.

 

Electrification: Brief Statistics:

Following electricity distribution network has been expanded to almost 93% population of AJK up to June 2016.

Item

Nos.

Targets

Consumers

575,621

100,000

No. of Villages

1,670 (out of 1771)

101

Grid Station  (132 KV)

                       (33 KV)

20

04

08

H.T Lines

9,622 KM

980 KM

L.T Lines

17,355 KM

1760 KM

Distribution Transformers

12,991

1700

Losses (Technical + Administrative)

39.7% (20%+19.7%)

10%

Consumption Per Capita

353 KWH

500 KWH

 

Power Development Organization (PDO)

Hydel Power Generation:

Brief, Background & Status

  • PDO was established through an act of legislative assembly in 2014 and is functioning Generation and Execution of Hydro Power Projects in AJ&K.
  • Private Power Cell (PPC) is also located & functioning in PDO for the provision of one window services to private sector investors.
  • AJ&K due to its topography has abundant Hydro Power resources and identified Hydro Power potential of AJ&K is approximately 9034.72 MW.
  • Entire demand of AJ&K is about 400 MW (at present AJK is getting around 250 MW to 300 MW).
  • Current Power Generation in AJ&K is 1141.82 MW (Including 1000 MW from  Mangla Dam Raising Project).

 

Hydro Power Potential in AJ&K

SR.#

STATUS

Nos.

Capacity

1

Commissioned

18

1141.82

a.    PDO

15

56.820

  1. WAPDA

1

1000.00

c.   PPC/PPIB

2

85.00

2

On-going

19

2092.08

a.     PDO (, ADP:13 PSDP:1)

14

148.500

  1.  WAPDA

1

969.00

c.     PPC/PPIB

4

974.58

3

Upcoming Projects

   
 

a.     Public Sector

(20 Feasibility Completed Cap: 104.88 MW + 6 PC-I Cap: 80.75 MW)

26

185.63

 

b.    Projects Under Process in Private Sector

 ( 8 PPIB Cap:3566 MW + 21 AJKPPC Cap:540.19 MW)

29

4106.19

 

 c.    Raw Sites

(Dudhnial: 960 MW, Neelum  III & IV : 549 MW)

03

1509.00

 

Total (identified)

94

9034.72

Total Estimated Requirements of AJ&K = 400 MW   Maximum Power Supply = 330MW

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Complete Picture of Power Development Activities