NTDC sets up camp office at Nowshera HVDC convertor station

Staff Reporter

In pursuits of early completion of the project, the National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDC) has set up its Chief Engineer camp office at ±500 kV HVDC Converter Station site in Nowshera along with Grounding Electrode for CASA-1000 Power Project near Azakhel Bala Nowshera in KPK.

Managing Director NTDC Engr. Muhammad Ayub inaugurated the NTDC camp office today. He also inspected the ongoing construction work of the pro-ject and directed to complete the convertor station on war footing.

The project is a part of cross border power project CASA-1000 which is being executed by Kyr-gyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

He said that the establishment of camp office will help to improve coordination and communication be-tween NTDC and other stakeholders of the project.

HVDC Convertor Station for CASA-1000 Power Project was handed over to the contractor 3 months ago, which has achieved overall 45 percent progress of Engineering & Design, Procurement of Material and Civil Work. Engr. Muhammad Ayub said that the projects will be completed on fast track to achieve its timeline.

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