Pakistan state seeks bids to build 48-MW Jaggran 2 hydro project

Pakistan’s Azad-Jammu-Kashmir State (AJK) seeks bids to build the 48-MW Jaggran 2 hydroelectric project on an engineering-procurement-construction basis. Bids are due September 14.

The Power Development Organization of AJK received funding for Jaggran 2 from the French Development Agency. The run-of-river plant would be built on the Neelum River, 90 kilometers northeast of Muzaffarabad. It would be downstream of the 30.4-MW Jaggran 1 hydropower plant, which was commissioned in 2000.

Other hydropower projects under way in AJK include 969-MW Neelum Jhelum on the Neelum River and 102-MW Gulpur on the Poonch River.

The Power Development Organization seeks bids for design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of Jaggran 2 including design and construction of associated civil and electro-mechanical works of the project in Neelum District.

Bidding documents may be obtained from the address below for 15,000 rupees (US$148) or the equivalent in dollars or euros by bank draft in favor of Project Director, 48-MW Jaggran-II HPP, AJK Power Development Organization.

Bids are due by 2 p.m. September 14. For information, contact Project Director, 48-MW Jaggran-II Hydropower Project, Power Development Organization, AJ&K, Upper Chatter Housing Scheme, Muzaffarabad, Pakistan; (92) 5822-921402; Fax: (92) 5822-921064; E-mail:

Pakistan firm seeks partner for Jaggran 2 bid

Pakistan business house Al-waseh International Co. seeks a firm that Al-waseh would serve as local representative in bidding for the Jaggran 2 hydro project.

Director Monem Raza said the Lahore-based company, founded in 1933, can arrange a local company for civil work and other services on behalf of a bidder-partner on the Jaggran 2 project.

For information, contact Monem Raza, Al-waseh International Co., 348-A, M.A. Johar Town, Lahore 54770 Pakistan; (92) 3008-425636; E-mail:

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