ISLAMABAD: Diamer-Bhasha Dam is the largest hydro-power project for water conservancy in the country; Once operational, it will be an impetus to the development of Pakistan. It will be the largest Roller-compacted concrete (R.C.C) Dam of Pakistan and is being called Pakistan’s ‘Three-Gorges Dam’.
After Tarbela and Mangla Hydro-power projects, the 272 meters high Diamer-Bhasha Dam will become another large hydropower project in Pakistan. Recently, Asim Saleem Bajwa, Chairman CPEC Authority announced the construction of Diamer-Bhasha Dam. This project mainly focuses on irrigation and flood control, and also has the function of power generation.
1- On completion the project will fight against the issues of local drought and water logging, leading to the hydrological balance of the region.
2- It is all set to produce a large amount of low-cost electricity to cope up with the local power supply shortage.
3- It will promote tourism in Northern Pakistan. The economy of Pakistan will get a boost from all 4 directions once the dam enters the operational phase.
4- It will benefit the development of steel, cement, and construction industries, also contributing to the generation of jobs.
For more developments in construction and real estate of Pakistan, stay connected with sirmaya.com.