Scientists of National University of Science and Technology (NUST) have developed a power house which can produce 7.5 mega watts of electricity.
According to a press release, this was informed in a ceremony titled ‘The role of engineers in the short fall of energy’ at engineer day here Sunday.
The power plant was developed at a cost of Rs6 lakh while French scientists have spent Rs6.5 million to develop such power house.
Capital Development Authority (CDA) Member Engineer Tahir Shamshad was the chief guest on the occasion. He lauded the efforts of young scientists and promised that CDA would financially support the young engineers.
He deplored the government for ignoring the young talent in the country. “No importance is being given to town planning and this habit is creating hurdles for the new cities and new engineers, who are trying to contribute in the development of country,” he said.
He stressed on the need for adopting precautionary measures while working in the field specially while making dams and building.
“To end the present energy shortage, such methods are must for the country and must be encouraged to meet the shortfall on sound footings,” he added.
Earlier, NUST engineers informed the participants that the new power plant has been prepared with the help of Chinese technology.
Courtesy: The News, 8th June, 2009