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Minister Shaukat Train Statement - Progress Of Gilgit Balthistan Is Necessary

Minister Shaukat Train Statement - Progress Of Gilgit Balthistan Is Necessary


WAPDA prepare a project feasibility report the committee recommended. The project is located on the banks of the Hunza River and the 54MW project was undertaken by WAPDA. The outline of the Attabad Lake Hydropower Project worth 25.4 billion rupees was introduce at the meeting by Federal Minister of Planning and Development.


Gilgit Balthistan Top Preference Minister Shaukat He says that progress of Gilgit Balthistan is necessary. He said that to provide design and procurement support world-renowned technical consultants  can be hired. .The committee ordered the submission of a feasibility report for the entire project to assess its long-term feasibility, after detailed discussions. To explore financing options and strengthen internal financial capabilities  hire independent financial consultants. The Ministry of Planning and Development submitted another briefing on the Pakistan Optical Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-02) sponsored and implemented by SUPARCO. The satellite will generate terrestrial images with very high resolution, with a design lifespan of at least seven years. The projects of various departments not only herald a new chapter in Gilgit-Baltistan’s development and progress, but will also help solve problems in the region  according to the package plan. The package includes infrastructure, roads, power projects, environmental protection and tourism promotion. emphasized the need to develop Gilgit-Baltistan’s huge tourism potential. The Prime Minister  approved a multimillion-dollar milestone development plan believed to be for Gilgit Baltistan, while vowing that the development of the region is one of his government priorities.

Gilgit-Baltistan chief minister said: "Gilgit-Baltistan has a lot of  potential for tourism that needs to be explore. There is a need to take care to tourism promotion and environmental protection."

See Also

MCL Requests LGCDD


Progress of Government in Gilgit-Baltistan


Social Welfare, Population, Women's Development and Youth Affairs


  • Disability Act 2019 Chief Minister of Disability
  • Cash Support Program E-Rozgar
  • Chief Minister of Unemployed Youth Program
  • The self-employed Akuwat interest-free loan program. GB Youth Policy 2020.

Law & Prosecution

  • Automation of Chief Court GB
  • Induction of New Judges in Lower and superior courts.

Gilgit-Baltistan Rular Support Programme-GBRSP

  • GBRSP aims to develop a prosperous society in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).
  • Strives to improve the quality of life of the people of GB by fostering community owned institutions, creating livelihood opportunities, and creating human, physical, social, financial and knowledge based capital for the poor and disadvantaged groups both in rural and urban areas.
  • GBRSP takes a holistic development approach by developing the capacities of COs and their members and facilitating to create their productive linkages with various government and private agencies, and civil society organizations for effective delivery of a variety of services to the targeted beneficiaries.

Education sector

  • The establishment of Baltistan University
  • The establishment of model schools and colleges in GB Transparency and selective recruitment

  Energy Sector

  • Hydral Power capacity increased from 84 MW to 164 MW
  • Thermal Power capacity increased from 6 MW to 22 MW
  • Federal PSDP project 20 MW Hanzel- Run of the river.
  • New hydral generation small and medium projects at District level all over GB
  • Safety measures Initiatives for Power staff
  • Diploma courses for workers

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