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Pakistan Water & Power Development Authority

Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) was established through an Act of Parliament in 1958. It is an autonomous and statutory body under the administrative control of the Federal Government. The Authority consists of a Chairman and three Members (Water, Power and Finance). Wapda was unbundled in the year 2007 whereby the functions of its Power wing were redefined asHydel Power Generation and Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of power houses. Following unbundling of its power wing, WAPDA’s mandate is, now development of water and hydropower resources in an efficient manner.

In order to meet the requirements of the country in both water and hydropower sectors with an ultimate object to put Pakistan on the track of development, WAPDA has planned to construct five multi-dimensional water storage dams during the next 3-12 years. The building of these dams will not only help address acute water challenge but also produce cheap and clean hydroelectricity.

These projects will not only be beneficial at the national level but will also be instrumental for development of remote and less developed regions of the country where they are located. In line with its mandate, WAPDA is working hard to harness water and hydropower resources in the country.

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WAPDA UP-GRADES VARIOUS POSTS OF OFFICIALS; 2960 OFFICIALS TO BENEFIT FROM UP-GRADATION

Lahore - March 19, 2017: On the analogy of the Federal Government’s ...

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Hurdles removed: WAPDA Projects heading towards completion at good pace WAPDA to add 2485 MW from end 2017 to mid 2018

Lahore - March 17, 2017: In pursuit of its commitment for optimal utilization ...

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Dasu Hydropower Project: WAPDA signs two contracts worth Rs. 180 billion for main civil works

March 8, 2017: In what can be termed a major milestone towards implementation ...

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WAPDA Chairman calls on Sindh Chief Minister

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Prime Minister performs groundbreaking of Kurram Tangi Dam Project

March 3, 2017: SPINWAM, North Waziristan, (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad ...

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WAPDA Chairman addressing the 9th Pakistan Energy Forum 2017

 February 23,2017: 

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WAPDA finalises contracts for main works of Dasu Hydropower Project: Construction work to commence very soon

February 20, 2017: In a bid to capitalize on hydropower resource to add ...

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PM BRIEFED ON WAPDA PROJECTS

February 15, 2017: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was briefed by ...

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Chairman WAPDA signs Minutes of Meeting on the Road Map of Diamer basha Project and Hydropower planning of the main stem of indus river

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Chairman WAPDA presiding over Meeting on hydropower Projects on Indus Cascade Under CPEC

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: WAPDA ORGANISES 4-DAY FREE MEDICAL CAMP AT KOHISTAN

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WAPDA Chairman's Visit to WAPDA Administrative Staff College Islamabad

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Operational Projects

  • Tarbela Dam +

    Location Tarbela Dam is one of the world’s largest earth and rock filled Dam and greatest water resources development project Read more
  • Mangla +

    Location Mangla Dam Project was actually conceived in 1950's as a multipurpose project to be constructed at a place called Read more
  • Ghazi Barotha +

    Ghazi Barotha Hydro Power Project Location Ghazi Barotha Hydropower Project with a generation capacity of 1450 MW and an average Read more
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Ongoing & Future Projects

Corporate Social Reponsibilities

  • Sports
  • Healthcare
  • Environmental Initiatives
  • Education
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WAPDA Sports Board

WAPDA Sports Board was established in 1960 for the promotion of sports in WAPDA with ultimate goal to uplift the National sports. We provide equal opportunity to all areas of Pakistan and for man and women alike. WAPDA is an affiliated unit of POA since 1984.
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WAPDA Healthcare

WAPDA Medical Services with the MOTO of “CURE WITH CARE” is doing a commendable job in providing effective and efficient health care facilities through its network of hospitals and dispensaries in various parts of the country.
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Envrionmental Initiatives

The WAPDA Environment Cell (WEC) was created in 1987 to address environmental footprints of WAPDA Water Sector Development Projects, such asto carry out Environmental Impact Assessment(EIA) and Initial Environmental Examination (IEE).
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Education

Conscious of its corporate social responsibility, WAPDA is providing education to WAPDA/Non-WAPDA students. Since majority of the students belong to lower strata of society in economic and social terms, the fees are quite nominal.
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