Engr. Syed Ishtiaq Hussain Shah
Forty (40) years of diverse field experience, with progressive roles, in Hydel and Thermal generation. First eight years were spent in 1000MW Mangla, 3478MW Tarbela and 240MW Warsak Power Stations as Junior Maintenance Engineer – including one year in United Kingdom for Design and Manufacture of Water Turbines and O&M of Thermal Power Station, Ten years in Ministry of Power and Water, Kuwait – as Electrical and Protection Maintenance Engineer. Twelve yearsas Senior Maintenance Engineer and then as Resident Engineer at 1000MW Mangla, 3478MW Tarbela and 240MW WarsakHydel Stations. Three years as Chief Engineer (Hydel) North WAPDA Warsak under whom the O&M and preparation of budget and purchase of spare parts and modification/rehabilitation of station as per requirement falls for not only Warsak but also for 20MW Dargai, 19.6MW Jabban, 4MW KurramGarhiBannu& 01MW Chitral Hydel Stations.
While serving at Mangla HPP, he modified Unit No. 05 and increased its capacity from 100MW to 125MW – for which he was awarded WAPDA Meritorious Performance Award.
His recent experience (from last 5 years) is that of Chief Executive and Managing Director PEDO (Pakhtunkhwa Energy Development Organization) and, in addition to his official duties he also paid energetic attention to meetings with Provincial Authorities, NEPRA, NTDC, PESCO etc. preparation of budget, arranging of spare parts etc. He has successfully constructed and commissioned the following Hydel Power Stations:
- 81MW Malakand-III HPP – Malakand Agency.
- 18 MW Pehur HPP – District Sawabi
- 87 MW Shishi HPP – District Chitral
- Added a new Generating Unit of 1.4MW to the existing 2.8MW Reshun HPP Booni Chitral
He visited Germany, Austria and China for inspection of under-construction Turbines, Generators, Generator Transformers, Electrical Panels, SCADA Systems etc.