Power Sector

​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) 20 08
(33 KV) 04  
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 9255.70 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 2361.82 MW (Including 1000 MW from  Mangla Dam Raising Project).

Hydro Power Potential in AJ&K

Sr.# Status Nos. Capacity
1 Commissioned 21 2361.82
a. PDO 15 58.32
b. WAPDA 2 2069.00
c.PPC/PPIB 4 234.5
2 Ongoing 15 974.860
a. PDO (ADP:11 PSDP:1) 12 146.8
b. PPC/PPIB 3 828.06
3 Upcoming Projects 57 5919.02
Public Sector
(21 Feasibility completed Cap: 114.88 MW + 06PC-I Cap: 80.75 MW)
27

195.63

b.Project under process in private sector

(09 PPIB Cap: 3676.7 MW + 19 AJKPPC Cap: 537.69 MW)

28 4214.39

c.Raw Sites

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

02 1509.00
  Total (identified) 93 9255.7

 

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