Nov. 29, 2022
National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences with the collaboration of American Society of Civil Engineers – Student Chapter held an educational trip to Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower plant. The purpose of this trip is to educate the students of the Civil Department first-hand regarding the workings of hydropower plants in generating power. The trip lasted for two days, i.e. 18th Nov to 19th Nov.
Neelum Jhelum Hydro-Power Project is a 970 MW project located in Azad Kashmir with four vertically set Francis Turbines and an underground powerhouse.
This trip was set in order to give the students an idea of the working of not only this powerhouse but also other similar projects.
The trip was a way to show the students a side of Civil Engineering often ignored hoping to inspire students regarding this side of the field. This was done by making the students see first-hand application of their initial studies. This also showed the students, the working of hydropower projects such as the Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project.