Rawalpindi, March 24, 2020 (PPI-OT): Jaggran river is a tributary of Neelum River, which confluences with it at Kundal Shahi in AJ and K. A number of hydropower schemes have been identified on Jaggran River out of which JHPP-1 (30.4 MW) is operational and JHPP-2 (48 MW) is under construction by FWO-HMC-CNTIC-BITC JV. The project is being financed by Power Development Organization AJ and K.
FWO is undertaking civil works of the project which includes Weir structure, De-sander, 5Km tunnels, Surge Tank, Vertical Shafts and a Power house. Presently work is in full swing on all components of the project simultaneously and 1.85 km tunnel works have been completed.
On 22nd March 2020 an important landmark activity has been achieved by diverting Jaggran River into 190 m long diversion channel which was created by cutting into rock and boulders. The construction activities for Weir stage-1 will now be started.
For more information, contact:
Frontier Works Organization
509, Kashmir Road, R. A. Bazar,
Rawalpindi – Pakistan
Tel: +92-51- 9271301-6