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Shortage Of Electricity In Pakistan

Electricity in Pakistan is generated, transmitted, distributed and retail supplied by two vertically integrated public sector utilities: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for all of Pakistan (except Karachi), and the Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC) for the city of Karachi and its surrounding areas. There are around 20 independent power producers that contribute significantly in electricity generation in Pakistan.[1] For years, the matter of balancing Pakistan's supply against...

Coal, Cogeneration, Combined cycle 1029  Words | 4  Pages

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The Solutions of Energy Shortage in Pakistan

The Solutions of Energy Shortage in Pakistan Energy Shortage now is a global crisis for many countries in the world including Pakistan. Pakistan, one of the high rapid development developing countries now is in the worst energy crisis in its history (Kazmi, 2013). The high speed increasing of its economy and population absolutely demand a large energy supply, but the problem is that the storage of the energy of the country now can hardly supply the whole country’s energy usage. As AOL News said...

Energy crisis, Energy development, International Monetary Fund 1238  Words | 3  Pages

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Electricity Demand and Supply Pakistan

Electricity load-shedding in Pakistan is one of the biggest domestic problems faced by the country. Along with the problems that the power shortage brings for the society as a whole and for the inhabitants of the society the power failures seriously curbs the economic potential of the economy. Considering most of the medium and large scale industries of Pakistan depend on machinery that is run by electricity they are heavily dependent on the electricity supply, with the electricity supply cut their...

Aggregate demand, Aggregate supply, Economics 1421  Words | 4  Pages

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Pakistan Electricity: Solutions and Ongoing Projects

Written by: Afreen Baig http://economicpakistan.wordpress.com/2008/01/05/electricity/ "History" After the construction of the Hydro-Electric Tarbela Dam and the Mangla Dam, by General Ayub Khan and General Yahya Khan in the 1960’s, our governments failed to conceive and initiate major electricity projects. The inept governments of PML-N and PPP, that still consider themselves vital to democratic dialogue within the provinces, failed to create dialogue within provinces, on the most important...

Coal, Electricity generation, Energy development 1298  Words | 5  Pages

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electricity crisis

Introduction: Pakistan is a country which Has been blessed with all natural resources by Allah Almighty. For the past few years we are facing electricity crisis because the demand of electricity is being more than the production. We have 20 organization including government and private which produce electricity for example WAPDA (Water and Power Development Authority), KESC (Karachi Electric Supply Company), IPPs (Independent Power Procedures), and PAEC (Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission)....

Coal, Electricity generation, Energy development 1524  Words | 5  Pages

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Energy Crisis in Pakistan

Essay: Electricity crisis in Pakistan their impacts causes and possible solutions Energy is physical quantity that describes the amount of work that can be done by a force. Energy is a basic need of every work done it can be obtained from many sources. Their are two types of energies Renewable which can be regenerated and non renewable which cannot be regenerated An energy crisis is any shortfall in the supply of energy resource to an economy of oil and additionally to electricity or other natural...

Energy crisis, Energy development, Energy policy 924  Words | 3  Pages

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| 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | Bangladesh | 12.5 | 12.06 | 13.49 | 15.33 | 15.33 | 16.45 | 17.42 | 18.09 | 22.78 | 22.78 | 22.99 | 25.62 | 25.62 | | Definition of Electricity - production: This entry is the annual electricity generated expressed in kilowatt-hours. The discrepancy between the amount of electricity generated and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is accounted for as loss in transmission and distribution. The per capita energy consumption in Bangladesh is...

Coal, Electric power transmission, Electricity generation 1849  Words | 6  Pages

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Electricity Essay – Its Shortage and Suggestions for Overcoming It

Electricity Essay – Its Shortage and Suggestions for overcoming it AATISH PALEKAR ARTICLES As a result of the drought in 1979, the Indian economy received a severe jolt. All of a sudden it was reported that there was acute power-famine. There was a wide gap between demand for electricity and its supply. Power cuts were imposed for long periods. To conserve electricity, market timings were changed from 8 A.M. to 7 P.M. Electricity was not supplied to consumers for several hours every day. Power-cuts...

Coal, Electricity generation, Energy development 722  Words | 3  Pages

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Water Shortage

ESSAY ON WATER & ENERGY CRISIS IN PAKISTAN 1. INTRODUCTION: “Water is precious, use it wisely” says a notice placed in the bathroom of a five star hotel in Karachi. There could not be a sounder piece of advice but it should be given not only to the guests of the five star hotels but also to the entire citizenry of Pakistan. Pakistan is rapidly moving to the situation when it will begin to be ranked among the countries that have severe shortages of fresh water. Wise use of this precious resource...

Hydrology, Indus River, Irrigation 2502  Words | 7  Pages

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Power Crisis in Pakistan and It's Possible Solutions

Energy crisis in Pakistan and its solutions admin July 3, 2012 1 Pakistan is facing a big and serious energy crisis which is increasing with the passage of time and the government of Pakistan has remained fail to control this and fix this issue. In spite of the growing ratio of economical growth in the entire world, Pakistan is stuck with the same energy crisis specifically from the last 5 years. Government has conducted many National Energy Conferences on provisional and national level, but they...

Energy development, Fossil fuel, Hydroelectricity 1400  Words | 4  Pages

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Power Crisis in Pakistan

for Power Crisis in Pakistan Introduction Pakistan is in the grip of a serious energy crisis that is affecting all sectors of the economy and the various segments of the society. As the situation stands to-day, there are hardly any immediate solutions to resolve the issue. A change of attitude and a change of life style is needed at the national level which should be triggered by the ruling elite and followed by all segments of the society that have access to electricity. At best there could...

Coal, Electricity generation, Energy development 1658  Words | 5  Pages

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Energy Crises in Pakistan

Energy shortages are hobbling the economy and contributing to unrest. But the country has options. Pakistan is in the midst of one of the worst energy crises in its history. This is both slowing the pace of economic activity and causing public unrest with prolonged outages of electricity and gas. Capacity utilization in some key industries has fallen to nearly 50 percent. Worst affected is the fertilizer industry, which faces interruptions to its gas supply and forced closures. Pakistan has the...

Coal, Electricity generation, Energy development 1327  Words | 4  Pages

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energy crisis in pakistan

Energy Crisis in Pakistan -Introduction. Exhausting of Energy Resources of the world . Shortage of energy in Pakistan. Leading Factors. Govt. Initiatives to abate energy crisis-Kinds of Energy.Renewable*Wind*Sunlight.Non Renewable*Petroleum*Gas*Coal*Nuclear Energy-Energy Crisis in Pakistan.Electricity Short fall.Gas Load-shedding-Causes of Energy Crisis .Circular Debt.Inefficient Management .Governance Issue.Corruption .Stealing of Energy-Implication on Economy.Textile Industry .Cottage Industry...

Energy development, Non-renewable resource, Nuclear power 1759  Words | 3  Pages

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program which is based upon philosophy” Ideology of Pakistan Pakistan’s ideology was based on the Islamic principle of “the only sovereign is Allah". Ideology of Pakistan basically means that Pakistan should be a state where the Muslims should have an opportunity to live according to the faith based on the Islamic principles. They should have all the resources at the disposal to enhance Islamic culture and civilization. Quid-e-Azam once said: "Pakistan was created the day the first Indian national...

Afghanistan, Al-Qaeda, Federally Administered Tribal Areas 888  Words | 3  Pages

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Pakistan Progress

Pakistan as a nation making Progress (Agree / Disagree) “The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” Franklin D. Roosevelt According to my opinion definition of progress is to make progress, to move forward in space, to continue onward in course, to proceed, to advance, to go on, as railroads are progressing. To make improvement, to advance. To make progress...

Lahore, Nuclear optimism, Nuclear physics 1389  Words | 4  Pages

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Study Guide, Chapter 8: Production and Distribution of Electricity Essay Questions: 1. Where are the big electric power plants in your state and what type of fuel do they use1? What is the primary fuel source used overall in your state? Massachusetts hosts three liquefied natural gas import terminals, one at Everett and two offshore of Gloucester (my hometown). Massachusetts generated 68 percent of its electricity from natural gas and 11 percent from coal in 2011. http://www.eia...

Alternating current, Electric power transmission, Electrical engineering 676  Words | 3  Pages

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Project Report On: Proper Use of Electricity Submitted to: Bilkis Fahmida Course Instructor-ENG 102 Submitted By: Group No: 6 Sagor Hasan-12203022 MD. Shamsuzzaman-12203009 Chanchal Devnath-12203030 Proshanto Bhowmik-12203012 Sardar Ahmed Hasnain-12203025 Program: BCSE Submission Date: 7/11/2012 Table of Content: * Introduction * Targeted area & targeted people * Visiting our targeted area * Field work * Problem facing * Present situation...

Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf, Abdur Rahman Khan 508  Words | 3  Pages

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Need of Dams in Pakistan

Pakistan: Meeting Energy, Fiscal Needs Lead story from September issue of Centerpoint While in many respects a troubled country, Pakistan in recent years has experienced robust economic growth. Panelists at a recent Asia Program conference, however, speculated that underlying fiscal problems might be jeopardizing that growth. Meanwhile, higher energy consumption has placed greater strains on the country’s energy resources. During President Bush’s visit to Pakistan earlier this year, he and the...

Energy development, Energy policy, Hydroelectricity 1713  Words | 6  Pages

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coal industry of pakistan

 Coal Industry of pakistan SWOT ANALYSIS STRENGTHS Pakistan has a very large coal reserve base only Thar coal can be used to make 40,000 MW of Electricity for the next 100 years. Regional powers like China are very much interested in the project and are willing to pour billions of dollars in these projects if the Govt. of Pakistan issues sovereign guarantee. Sector will essentially contribute to the wiping out of the difference in the electricity shortage. It would stabilise the economy...

Coal, Coal dust, Government 670  Words | 3  Pages

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Electricity and Load Shedding

Electricity is in short supply in Pakistan, and as a result electric load shedding, break downs, power outages, fluctuations, blackouts etc are a common feature in the country. Whether it is summer or winter, load shedding is there. Some times it is scheduled, while or other occasions it is totally unscheduled.. It can be confidently said that the electric supply has never been reliable at any time in Pakistan. Factors of load shedding: There are many factors behind electric load shedding in...

Alternating current, Demand response, Electrical power industry 1825  Words | 6  Pages

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Load Shedding Crisis in Pakistan

Load Shedding Crisis in Pakistan Electricity is a basic need for sustaining human life. We cannot even imagine how our lives would have been if electricity was not discovered. Looking at it from an economic growth perspective of a country, the creation of energy is very essential. Pakistan however has been facing an acute shortage of electricity for many years now (since 2007). Electricity crisis and load shedding reaches to 10hours in Karachi. In commercial and residential areas of Karachi load...

California electricity crisis, Electricity generation, Pakistan 1725  Words | 5  Pages

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ELECTRICITY MR.ROBINSON Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and flow of electric charge. Electricity gives a wide variety of well-known effects, such as lightning, static electricity, electromagnetic induction and the flow of electrical current. In addition, electricity permits the creation and reception of electromagnetic radiation such as radio waves. In electricity, charges produce electromagnetic fields which act...

Electric charge, Electric current, Electric field 902  Words | 3  Pages

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Energy Crisis and Pakistan:

There has been an enormous increase in the demand of energy in Pakistan as a result of industrial development and population growth, as compared to increase in energy production. The number of energy consumers has increased to 12.5 million: household 46 per cent, industry 28 per cent, agriculture 12 per cent, bulk supply nine per cent and commercial five per cent. For faster economic growth, Pakistan need more generation. Supply of energy is, therefore, far less than actual demand, resultantly crisis...

Alternative energy, Electricity generation, Energy development 1979  Words | 6  Pages

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Energy Crisis in Pakistan: Causes and Consequences

  | Energy Crisis in Pakistan: Causes and Consequences SYNOPSIS: 1) Introduction 2) Present energy picture of Pakistan3) Causes behind the energy crisis in Pakistan a. Poor energy planning b. Non use of alternative energy resources c. Rely on quick fixes to solve the crisis d. Politicization of mega projects e. Unchecked Energy theft 4) Consequences of energy crisis on Pakistan A) Economic Flight of capital Shrinking Foreign Direct Investment Closure of industry Severe blow...

Alternative energy, Economy, Electricity generation 1563  Words | 6  Pages

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Persent Situation of Pakistan

In today Pakistan we are facing many problems. Like energy problems, terrorism, drones attacks, unemployment and inflation. These are main problems of today Pakistan. First of all I am talking about energy crises An energy crisis is any great shortfall (or price rise) in the supply of energy resources to an economy. It usually refers to the shortage of oil and additionally to electricity or other natural resources. The assassination of Benazir Bhutto on December 27 has brought light to the major...

Attack, Attack!, Inflation 1586  Words | 5  Pages

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Economy of Pakistan

Introduction Pakistan was established in 1947 and since its inception; it has been surrounded by countless issues, some of which are confined to ill-formed/missing infrastructure, insufficient refined resources, barren or obsolete factories and technologies, the Kashmir controversy and other fronts also involving an ever-ready enemy to underscore its efforts towards progress. Despite being rich in natural resources, Pakistan has so far been a developing country with limited development in every...

Economic development, Economic growth, Economics 1700  Words | 6  Pages

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Factors Influencing Exports of Pakistan

                         Factors influencing exports of Pakistan                                                     Factors influencing exports of Pakistan  1. Introduction    The exports of goods and services play a vital role in the economic improvement of a country and signify one of the most important sources of foreign exchange income. Exports not only ease the pressure on the balance of payments but also create employment opportunities. They can increase...

Economic development, Economic growth, Economics 826  Words | 4  Pages

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Pakistan Introduction With a population of around 180 million, Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world. It is not one of the richest, but World Bank figures show that its economy has grown at 6.6% a year for the past six years, and so it is an important market for many multinational brands. Furthermore, since media deregulation in 2003 an industry of just one state-owned television channel and three or four newspapers has blossomed into one of the largest and most vibrant media...

Advertising, GEO News, Geo TV 864  Words | 3  Pages

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Executive Summery The power sector in Pakistan is a mix of hydel and thermal units dominated by two vertically integrated public sector utilities that are Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for all of Pakistan except Karachi, and the Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC) for the City of Karachi and its surrounding areas. There are a number of independent power producers that contributes significantly in electricity generation in Pakistan. For years, the matter of balancing Pakistan's...

Electric power, Electricity generation, Energy conversion 8675  Words | 23  Pages

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Electricity in India

11 lakh households have no electricity, 85% of rural India uses firewood as fuel TNN Mar 14, 2012, 05.17AM IST Tags: * LPG| * Electricity in India| * electricity| * Census 2011 NEW DELHI: Barely one in every ten households in rural Bihar and two-thirds of houses in the state's urban areas use electricity to light their houses, Census 2011 figures reveal. Just over half of rural India uses electricity as its main source of lighting, an increase of 12% over 2001. If that seems...

Bay of Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party, Haryana 501  Words | 3  Pages

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Kalabagh Dam Pakistan

been able to decide between the two contrasting point of views since the last 27 years (1984, since its design was presented)(Iftikhar,2005) . The basic issue Kalabagh dam project is facing is the different point of views the main territories of Pakistan have. Sindh assumes that if this project is not stopped and allowed to resume the province it would be deprived of their share of water and their land would turn into a desert ultimately, flood cultivation in riverain areas would be reduced. Khyber...

Dam, Dams in Pakistan, Hydroelectric power stations in Pakistan 2563  Words | 7  Pages

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pakistan is a poor country

Pakistan is not a poor Country but in fact; a Poorly Managed Country Pakistan is a great country with tremendous resources regarding minerals, fertile, water resources, land, good industries, strong manpower, flourishing weather and all those blessings which any developed country can have but false policies and poorly managed plans let it down to the borderline of third world country. An Overview Pakistan is situated in a region where bulk of natural resources is found in its surroundings....

Coal, Conservation biology, Ecology 1264  Words | 7  Pages

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Shortage of Water in Pakistan

Shortage of water in Pakistan As we all know, Pakistan is facing severe shortage of water. There are two main reasons, one due to persistent droughts---which is beyond the control of a man, and the other due to miss-management of water resources. Impact on economy / society * Less water means less agricultural yields, meaning they cannot fulfill the food requirements of the nation, so they need to be dependent on other countries. * Due to less production of main crops, which are wheat,...

Deficit irrigation, Irrigation, Water 361  Words | 2  Pages

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Generation of Electricity Through Coal in Pakistan

problems due to shortage of power supply. Industries are closing down. Millions of Man hours have been lost leading to an increase in poverty and economic loss of billions of rupees to the country. It is happening despite the facts that about 60% of Pakistan’s population has an access to electricity. And according to World Energy Statistics 2011, published by IEA, Pakistan’s per capita electricity consumption is one-sixth of the World Average. World average per capita electricity Consumption is 2730...

Coal, Coal mining, Electricity generation 3941  Words | 10  Pages

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Current Situation of Pakistan Economy

Current Situation of Pakistan Economy There are genuine fears prevailing in Pakistan that its economy is in a bad shape. Whereas some expert economists of the country comment that Pakistan’s economy is near collapse, others are of the view that although our economy is still away from the verge of immediate collapse it is so fragile that unless serious and urgent efforts are made to survive the economy, it can move to a dangerous stage within about next six to 12 months. These views of experts cannot...

Development economics, Economic development, Economics 1571  Words | 4  Pages

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Water Shortage

------------------------------------------------- To what extent can water shortages be dealt with on an individual level? Water is the basic necessity of life which is even more important than food. A person can live 2 weeks without food but not even 7 days without water. Since few years, there has been a population boom and population in present is almost twice the population before the boom. This has caused water and food crisis in many countries, more importantly LEDCs. Presently, statistics...

Drinking water, Overpopulation, Water crisis 1346  Words | 4  Pages

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Agriculture Problems in Pakistan

Agriculture Problems in Pakistan And Their Solutions Posted March 8, 2010 by sappk in 2010, Poor Farmers. 7 Comments [pic]Post Source: http://www.einfopedia.com By Mohsin Ali [pic] Economy of every state depends on three sectors i.e agriculture, industry and commerce. These three are interrelated with each other as the progress or retrogress of one sector effects the other two. Pakistan is an agricultural state thus agriculture gains are of much importance than any other sector. Importance of...

Agriculture, Arable land, Cotton 1928  Words | 5  Pages

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water shortage

 Water shortage may be next cause of world war While much attention and debate have been correctly focused on the impending planet-wide oil shortage, a far greater calamity awaits us as the reality of the looming global water crisis becomes more apparent. It is not unreasonable to wonder whether the next world war will be fought over oil or water. No resource on Earth is more precious than water. While ongoing events draw our attention to oil, we ignore what will become the most serious...

Deficit irrigation, Drinking water, Overpopulation 622  Words | 3  Pages

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Poverty in Pakistan

 POVERTY IN PAKISTAN CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. Poverty Condition in Pakistan 3. Definition 4. Causes of Poverty in Pakistan Government Policies Poor Governance Corruption Unemployment Overpopulation Education 5. Remedies to Overcome Poverty in Pakistan 6. Conclusion INTRODUCTION The word poverty derived from Latin word “pauper” means “poor”. Poverty refers to the condition of not having the means to afford basic human needs such as clean water...

Basic needs, Governance, Indus River 1800  Words | 6  Pages

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Bali Electricity

that the subsidy only goes to those who actually need it. On the other hand, the government’s indecisiveness in cutting the budget-straining subsidy may cost Indonesia a delay in securing investment-grade status. “The abandonment of a planned electricity tariff rise, the inability to implement fuel subsidy cuts despite rising oil prices, and a host of proposed or actual policy measures in industry and trade, point to a rising level of policy uncertainty,” Standard & Poor’s wrote in a summary analysis...

Alternative energy, Electricity generation, Energy 1849  Words | 6  Pages

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Pakistan Power Shortages

One of Pakistan's biggest scourges has nothing to do with suicide bombers or militants wielding Kalashnikov assault rifles. Because the country cannot produce the electricity needed to support a population of 177 million, the government intentionally shuts down power in staggered intervals, often for hours at a time. The rolling blackouts are most frequent during the summer, when the whir of air conditioners in 100-plus-degree heat boosts demand for power. Apart from districts with top government...

Asif Ali Zardari, Benazir Bhutto, Muhammad Mian Soomro 531  Words | 2  Pages

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Wheat Pakistan

Pakistan‟s wheat production in marketing year (MY) 2012/13 (May/April) is estimated at 23.0 million tons, down five percent relative to previous year‟s record harvest of 24.2 million tons. Wheat area harvested is witnessing a declining trend and has decreased by five percent during the last two years. Last year, the Government of Pakistan (GOP) procured 6.4 million tons of wheat from the local production, but has yet to announce a procurement target for this year‟s harvest. Trade sources estimate...

Irrigation, Pakistan, Punjab 2504  Words | 7  Pages

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Load Shedding in Pakistan

LOAD SHEDDING IN PAKISTAN Objective: To identify the factors involved that cause’s severe load shedding in Pakistan and to recommend the best approach to solve and how to get rid of this problem. Summary: At present, Pakistan is facing severe load shedding approximately 12 hours a day in villages and 8-10 hours in urban areas. The load shedding of electricity has become a routine matter in the country. Electric energy is of utmost importance for the survival of modern life. Prosperity of...

Coal, Electricity generation, Energy development 1100  Words | 4  Pages

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Energy Crisis in Pakistan

 Energy Crisis In Pakistan Outline: 1. Introduction 2.Pakistan Energy Sector  Energy Supply Pakistan Energy Sector 3.Sources of Energy In Pakistan Non-Renewable Resources Renewable Resources Alternative Energy Resources 4.Causes of Energy Crisis in Pakistan 5.Recommendations And Solutions Energy is very much essential for all the activities of the daily life and that is why its deficiency can have sever impacts on the lives of the people as well...

Alternative energy, Energy crisis, Energy development 822  Words | 3  Pages

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Unexplored Natural Resources of Pakistan

Unexplored Natural Resources Of Pakistan------------Role Of Government Presenter: Rizwan Bashir Goraya Registration #: BBA-Fall12-167 Natural Resources: The naturally occurring resources that are naturally a part of our planet, which are used as raw stuff for the production of both consumer goods, & capital used for further production. Types: There are two types of natural resources: i) Renewable Natural Resources ii) Non-Renewable Natural Resources Non-Renewable Natural Resources: Non-renewable...

Coal, Fossil fuel, Hydroelectricity 743  Words | 3  Pages

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Inflation in Pakistan

Inflation in Pakistan. Its Types, causes, measures and effects WHAT IS INFLATION? DISCUSS ITS TYPES, CAUSES, MEASURES AND EFFECTS. Introduction: Collective increase in the supply of money, in money incomes, or in prices refers to inflation. Inflation is generally thought of as an undue rise in the general level of prices.  Definition: “Inflation is a situation whereby there is a continuous and persistent rise in the general price level.” According to Meyer: “An increase in the prices that...

Aggregate demand, Economics, Inflation 1583  Words | 6  Pages

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Corruption in Pakistan

History Pakistan was created as a result of the partition of subcontinent and the British left behind a strong bureaucracy and army. The country was divided again when Eastern Pakistan seceded to form Bangladesh. A factor in this division was that Bengal's elite and ruling class had been Hindus who were displaced by the partition, while the Punjab's rich land-owning class were Muslims and so had retained power.[9] [edit] Recent events According to calculations performed by Transparency...

Asif Ali Zardari, Corruption, Government of Pakistan 1413  Words | 6  Pages

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Energy Crises in Pakistan

Energy crises of Pakistan By Sahibzada Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri The unabated spate of load shedding throughout Pakistan has made life difficult to live in this sizzling summer. The unending energy crisis with power outages for more than 15 hours on daily basis has also dealt a severe blow to the national economy. Resultantly, business units and factories are getting shut down and layoffs of the workers are reported to be running in hundreds of thousands with grave implications for already burgeoning...

California electricity crisis, Energy crisis, Energy development 1110  Words | 3  Pages

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Water Scenario: Past, Present and Future of Pakistan by: Muhammed Zafir Zia

Water Scenario: Past, Present and Future of Pakistan By: Muhammed Zafir Zia Per capita availability of surface water in Pakistan is gradually dwindling from 5300 cubic meter in 1951 to 1000 cubic meters in 2005 and is projected to hit less than 1000 cubic meters making Pakistan a water short country Of all the major problems, water crisis is the one that lies at the heart of our survival and that of our planet. Experts project that the global water crisis will reach unprecedented...

Drinking water, Indus River, Jhelum River 2074  Words | 6  Pages

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Healthcare Pakistan

Question: The Government of Pakistan offers health care for free or at nominal rates in public hospitals. Does this act like a health insurance? Who benefits from such a policy? Critically analyze the policy and assess if a program like Medicaid can be successfully implemented in our context; will it improve health outcomes? The Economic Survey of Pakistan 2011-12 suggests that the federal government’s expenditure on health amounted to a measly 0.27% of the national GDP (“Pakistan”). Given that a majority...

Gross domestic product, Health care, Health economics 1867  Words | 5  Pages

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how to improve Economy of Pakistan

neighbour. Sharif woos IMF After initially agreeing to a US$5.3 billion loan to Pakistan (Islamabad had asked US$7.2 billion), the IMF decided to raise its loan to US$6.6 billion, conditional on fiscal reforms being implemented. So far the Pakistani government cut electricity subsidies and started chasing up tax evaders. Although Nawaz Sharif has been more successful than expected with the IMF, the worry in Pakistan remains that the ruling elite might once again fall in the trap of relying on foreign...

Benazir Bhutto, Karachi, Lahore 2366  Words | 7  Pages

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The history of Pakistan as a separate country began in 1947 when the Indian subcontinent gained independence from Great Britain and was partitioned into the two countries of Pakistan and India. This separation was the culmination of events set in motion by the formation of the All-India Muslim League in 1906 to seek political rights for Muslims. Mohammed Ali Jinnah, called Qa'id-e-A'zam (Great Leader), served as the league's president and was the main force behind partition. At first he worked with...

Ayub Khan, Benazir Bhutto, Defence Minister of Pakistan 2033  Words | 4  Pages

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Water Crisis in Pakistan

WATER CRISIS IN PAKISTAN GENERAL 1. Pakistan has been blessed with abandoned water resources, with water flowing down from Himalayas and Karakorum, the world’s largest glaciers, a unique bounty of nature. As a result of this natural resource today we have the world’s largest irrigation system that irrigates over 16 million hectors of land, out of 34 million hectors of cultivable land available. 2. Basically there are two major sources of water i.e surface and ground water. In surface water...

Deficit irrigation, Hydrology, Indus River 1126  Words | 4  Pages

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Economic Condition of Pakistan

Economic condition of Pakistan For the past few years Pakistan has been following the technique of assessment of domestic oil value against the international oil value on a fortnight basis. About 85% of the oil required for domestic uses in Pakistan is imported. Back in the year 2004 various subsidies were given by the government on the oil price as an attempt to protect the citizens from the prospective record fuel costs. It was also an attempt to curb the rate of inflation prevalent in the country...

Benazir Bhutto, Consumer price index, Inflation 837  Words | 3  Pages

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Electricity and Magnetism

For centuries on, we have had basic knowledge regarding electricity based upon static electricity found from rubbing amber and fur. However, up until the early 1800s, our understanding of electricity and magnetism was severely limited – considering both of them as entirely separate phenomena. Before we delve deeper into the topic, what is electricity and magnetism? Electricity is, simply, the flow of electrons on a conductive medium. Electricity is produced when an electric charge moves along some...

Electric charge, Electric current, Electricity 1388  Words | 4  Pages

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causes of seperation of east pakistan

beginning of a new one for setting up and running a viable, stable and prosperous state. Pakistan began its independent life under very difficult and unfavorable circumstances. Pakistan faced serious problems in the initial stages. 1. New Administration 2. Division of Assets 3. Integration of Princely States 4. Communal Riots and Arrival of Refugees 5. Canal water and trade issues 1: New Administration The shortage of trained human power especially senior officers was a serious problem in the setting...

Bangladesh, British Raj, India 1029  Words | 4  Pages

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The Radio Pakistan

The Radio Pakistan Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) As observed in the case of television, the state maintained a position of monopoly in the radio sector until the2002 liberalisation of the media and PEMRA’s emergence as a broadcasting licences-awarding authority. Sincethen, there has been a steady growth in FM radio stations across the country. According to figures from 2009, there are presently 40 FM radio stations operating in Pakistan. After an initial surge in new radio stations,...

BBC, BBC World Service, Broadcasting 1453  Words | 4  Pages

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Life in Pakistan

where everything is different, was difficult for me. Until this year, I have lived all my life in Pakistan. There are many differences between these two countries like the lifestyle, culture, religion and others. The main difference I have found is the lifestyle. This huge difference in the lifestyle of the United States has made it quite difficult for me to adjust. In exploring how life in Pakistan differs from the U.S, I have drawn parallels from this transition to that of the wilderness and saying...

2006 albums, Family, Life 2041  Words | 5  Pages

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Energy Crisis in Pakistan

Energy Crisis in Pakistan “What does ‘LOL’ stand for in Pakistan? ‘Lots-of-Loadshedding’.” [Introduction] Pakistan is energy-deficient. How can one imagine an active and prosperous human being short on blood? Life is hard without sufficient blood running up and down the veins, pumped by the heart round the clock. Pakistan has failed to contain its energy crisis; failing to increase supply proportionately and conserving demand. In 1980s, it met 86% of its demand; come 2000s, situation is getting...

Alternative energy, Coal, Energy development 1569  Words | 5  Pages

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Initial problems of Pakistan

Initial Problems of Pakistan Pakistan came into existence on 14th august 1947. Soon after its establishment Pakistan faced number of problems. Most of the problems of Pakistan were related with Pakistan dispute with India, such as the accession of the princely states, canal Water dispute, refugees' problems and distribution of armed and military assets. Infect most of these problems were deliberately created by India itself so that Pakistan would not maintain its independent status and soon merged...

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