Pakistan Railways Secretary and Chairman Habib ur Rehman Gillani said it is very important to introduce solar power system in railways to save electricity.
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – September 4, 2021): Pakistan Railways Secretary / Chairman Habib ur Rehman Gillani said it is very important to introduce a solar power system in the railways of iron to save electricity.
He said this at a meeting that discussed on Saturday switching 155 train stations to solar power at PR headquarters.
He said the tender would go out by next week for the installation of a solar system at the Mayo Garden railway colony.
Project manager Zia Ullah said that so far 14 companies have attended the pre-bid conference, adding that the project will help the railways save Rs 150 million per year.
Habib ur Rehman Gillani was also briefed on the public relations hospitals announcement given as part of a public-private partnership and the companies’ response to it.
The railroad president said public relations hospitals should not be abandoned, he added.
Previously, views had been exchanged on the construction of a double-line track between Keamari and Pipri Yard.
In addition, the president was also briefed on pension reforms in the department.