Posted by : shabbirbhutta Thursday, 18 May 2017

 External view of the Power House

Internal view of Power Generators 

Ganga Power House commonly known as Renala Khurd Hydral Power Station is one of the most popular hydral stations of Pakistan and it is situated on Canal Lower Bari Doab at Renala Khurd, Distt: Okara, Punjab, Pakistan.

Sir Ganga Ram had established this Power Station in 1925 to meet the local requirement of electricity. The five generators that once produced 1.1 megawatt of power to run the pumping stations designed to lift water into a barren higher land around this installation. For various reasons, the generators today produce only 750 kilowatts.

Interestingly, it was the first Hydropower station in Indian Subcontinent at that time (Present day Pakistan).

Sir Ganga Ram (1851–1927), was a civil engineer, agriculturist and leading philanthropist of his time.

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