GARUK  DAM PROJECT

1. Location The Dam site is located about 47 kms south east of Kharan Town across Guruk River in District Kharan, Balochistan.
2.Scope of Work Government of Pakistan intends to develop land and water resources of the country for irrigated agriculture development, hydropower, flood control, socio economic uplift, and emancipation of poor and needy women of the area.
3. objectives/Benefits -Storage of flood water for irrigated agriculture development of 12,500 acres of culturable command area.
-Socio-economic uplift, poverty reduction and women emancipation.
4. Date of Commencement 2015 -16
5. Date of Completion 2018-19
6. Project Cost
(As per PC-I/PC-II)
Rs. 1.790 Billion
(Revised PC-I of Rs. 6.850 Billion is under submission to MoW&P)

7. Salient Features

184 ft high Earth & Rock fill Dam will create gross storage of 50,695 AF and hydropower generation of 300 KW.
8. Present Status/Progress 1. PC-I approved by ECNEC in its meeting held on September 3, 2009.
2. Tenders of Guruk Dam on EPC basis invited on Oct 03, Nov 19, 2009 Feb 20, March 24, October 20 and December 23, 2010. No bid received.
3. Bids will be re-invited on availibility of required funds for Construction of the Project.
9. Incharge of the Project Mr. Shahid Hamid
Director, Small/Medium Dams.
201 - WAPDA House, Lahore
(Ph: 042-99203701).
Updated as on 31.12.2013