Power shortfall reaches 5139 MW
According to the spokesman of Energy Management Cell in Lahore on Sunday‚ currently the total power production is thirteen thousand two hundred seventy five megawatts while the demand is eighteen thousand four hundred fourteen megawatts.
He said the presently twelve hours load-shedding is being done in urban‚ while of sixteen hours in rural areas.
Meanwhile, Federal Minister for Water and Power Chaudhary Ahmed Mukhtar has said that the government is taking all measures to reduce load-shedding in the country
In an interview he said load-shedding is being done in all provinces on equal basis.
Chaudhary Ahmed Mukhtar said power production has started in Chashma-II power plant and 370 megawatt of electricity is to be added in the national grid by on Sunday evening.
The Minister said overall eight hundred megawatts of electricity has been restored into the national grid.