The 1.2 megawatts Ashuran power house established in Kalam area of Swat with the cooperation of European Union was inaugurated on Wednesday.The project set up by Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP) was inaugurated by the EU envoy. The SRSP said about 3,000 families will benefit from the power station.The local people have expressed happiness over the completion of power house and said it will resolve the problem of load-shedding.The opening ceremony was also attended by provincial minister Mehmood Khan, Member KP Assembly Syed Jaffar Shah, District Nazim Muhammad Ali Shah and local notables.
50 young people, between 18 to 30 years of age, receive skills enhancement training in electrician and sanitary fitting courses. The group was selected from District Peshawar, Charsadda and Nowshera. The training was organized at SRSP’s Technical & Vocational Center in Peshawar, which offered a certified course from City & Guilds UK. Their team conducted post-training evaluation and certificates were distributed among the best performances. The initiative is funded by the Government of Australia under Women Economic Empowerment and Market Development (WEEMD) project.