WINDER DAM PROJECT
Updated as on 30.04.2014

1. Location
 

Winder Dam site is located across Winder River about 100 kms from Karachi in district Lasbela (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 -Irrigated agriculture development of 10,000 acres of culturable area.
-Socio-economic uplift, poverty reduction and women emancipation.
4. Date of Commencement July -2014
5. Date of Completion June- 2017
6. Project Cost
(As per PC-I/PC-II)
  • PC-I amounting to Rs. 1.696 Billion approved by ECNEC in its meeting held on Sep. 3, 2009.

  • Revised PC-I of Rs. 12.412 Billion is under submission to MoW&P.
7. Salient Features

102 ft high Earth & Rock fill Dam will create gross storage of 36,484 AF and hydropower generation of 300 KW.

8. Present Status/Progress
  • PC-I amounting to Rs. 1.696 Billion approved by ECNEC in its meeting held on Sep. 3, 2009.

  • Revised PC-I of Rs. 12.412 Billion is under submission to MoW&P.

  • Ground Breaking Ceremony was graced by the President of Pakistan on Jan. 01, 2010.

  • Tenders for construction on EPC basis opened on September 28, 2009. Letter of Acceptance issued to M/s Techno Engineering –RSWI JV on Feb. 15, 2010.

  • Unsuccessful bidders submitted writ petition in Lahore High Court against award of the project.

  • Due to insufficient funding Letter of Acceptance issued to M/s Techno Engineering – RSWI JV alongwith tendering process cancelled. Lahore High Court petition settled against the petitioner.

  • Govt. of Balochistan has given formal concurrence to implement Winder Dam Project through WAPDA.

  • Tenders for Construction on EPC basis invited on January 07, 2014.

9. Incharge of the Project Mr. Amin Ud Din
Project Director - Winder Dam Project
WAPDA - Karachi
(Ph: 021-36635181).

WINDER DAM PROJECT – LOCATION MAP