Universal Biomass Energy director Pawan Preet Singh Badal and Ejaz Munir, Agriculture Secretary of Pakistani Punjab, signed a memorandum of understanding for the project during a ceremony held on Friday at the Chief Minister's Secretariat.
Provincial Agriculture Minister Farrukh Javed said India would provide technical assistance for the power plant. He said that the project would generate 15 MW of electricity.

According to the MoU, the plant would be handed over to Pakistani authorities after successful installation and working within two years. The energy generated by it would be linked with a 132-KVA supply line.

More similar projects will be completed with the assistance of India to help Pakistan overcome an energy crisis, the MoU said.
Badal assured the Pakistani authorities that technology would be transferred for the biomass energy project. The other members of the Indian delegation – Sukhbeer Singh Awala, Permamban Singh Romana, Kanwar Jeet Singh and Harish Awala - also attended the MoU signing ceremony.


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