ISLAMABAD: Renowned scientist, Dr. Samar Mubarak Mand has said that the Thar coal project is the only solution of the energy crises, adding that the production of gas from the Thar-Coal field would be started within three to four months.
In an interview with state-run television, Dr. Samar Mubarak Mand said that over 10, 000 megawatt electricity could be produced for 30 years. He was of the view that they could easily transform coal into gas and then into electricity which would be far cheaper then the rental power. The coal could also be used for producing plastic, diesel and urea as well, he added.
The scientist was of the view that Thar coal field is extended up to six thousands nine hundred kilometer while an area of 64 KL could produce 10, 000 MW or 700 million barrel diesel. Samar Mand was quite aspirant that the country would be in the way of progress through using its minerals.