Productive Use of Renewable Energy for Sustainable Development (PURE)

Year: 2018 – 2019

Project Duration: 08 Months


The project components are based on Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time Bound (SMART) Objectives.

  • Provide clean and renewable energy for socio-economic growth of marginalized communities and protection of the environment (SDG 7)
  • Build the adaptive resilience of vulnerable community to climate change (SDG 13)
  • Promote sustained economic, inclusive and sustainable economic growth of marginalized communities(SDG 8)
  • Empower women and create an institutional role for them in decision making (SDG 5)
  • Develop synergistic linkages between stakeholders for harmonized outcomes.


  • Reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Sustainable management of natural resources and more knowledge and awareness on the need for environmental protection
  • Higher levels of economic productivity and income diversification with job creation and entrepreneurship.
  • Enhanced role of women with effective participation and equal opportunity in decision making and access to resources
  • Improved collaboration and coordination between state and non-state actors.

Major Activities undertaken:

  • 2 Meetings with community and relevant govt department to develop consensus on project activities in target school
  • Signing of terms of partnership (TOP) with Community Organization
  • Technical evaluation of project site (detailed site surveys and preparation of technical feasibility and design)
  • Preparation of work  description, work plan and bills of quantities
  • Initiation of physical works, layout, site preparation, material security and labor management
  • procurement of pipe, runner and generator
  • Installation of runner, generator and construction of power house
  • Orientation workshop to community to its operation and maintenance
  • Monitoring visits by MGPO staff, relevant govt department and CO
  • Survey of project input, outcomes and final report compilation
  • Project completion & handing over project to CO

Location:  Village Sokhmus, U.C Siksa, District Ghanche, Gilgit Baltistan

Project Cost: 1.7 Million

Donor: Embassy of Switzerland in Pakistan