Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority WAPDA Recruitment Test 2015 Online
Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority WAPDA Recruitment Test has been announced 2015 & all candidets apply Water & Power Development Authority Recruitment Test 2015 online
WAPDA, the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority, was created in 1958 as a Semi-Autonomous Body for the purpose of coordinating and giving a unified direction to the development of schemes in Water and Power Sectors, which were previously being dealt with, by the respective Electricity and Irrigation Department of the Provinces.
Since October 2007, WAPDA has been bifurcated into two distinct entities i.e. WAPDA and Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO). WAPDA is responsible for water and hydropower development whereas PEPCO is vested with the responsibility of thermal power generation, transmission, distribution and billing. There is an independent Chairman and MD (PEPCO) www.pepco.gov.pk replacing Chairman WAPDA and Member (Power) who were previously holding the additional charges of these posts.
- On 24th Feb. 2007 Ministry of Water & Power notified NEPRAapproved Tariff for all Distribution Companies replacing unified WAPDA Tariff.
- Regulatory instruments like Grid Code, Distribution Codes, Performance Standard for Distribution Companies and Transmission Companies were drafted and got approved from (www.nepra.org.pk) in 2007.