Minister inspects Shwegyin dam project

November 4, 2009

(NAY PYI TAW, 3 Nov, 2009)

  • Minister for Electric Power No 1 Col Zaw Min went on an inspection tour of Shwegyin dam project near Kyauknaga village, 6 miles of Northeast of Shewgyin, Bago Division, being built by No 4 Construction Group yesterday morning. On arrival at the dam project, the minister viewed progress in building the dam from the observation deck.
  • Next, the project director presented reports to the minister on progress in building the dam, future tasks and stockpile of materials while the deputy director-general gave a supplementary report.
  • After hearing the reports, the minister attended to the needs and then gave instructions on timely completion of the construction tasks.Next, the minister inspected Ogee & Bidge work, Chute Protion work and Stilling Basin work and earth work for the dam with the use of heavy machinery, installation of gate doors of water intake structure, water diverted from the river and progress in filling the dam with earth and gravel.