Location BashoThe proposed scheme is along 1 km lower stretch of Basho Lungma, a left tributary of Indus River.  The confluence of Basho Lungma with Indus River is located about 40 km downstream of north-west of Skardu town and 704 km north-east of Islamabad.
Salient Features
Installed Capacity 40 MW
Mean Annual Energy 165 GWh
Design Discharge 5.0 m3/sec
Gross Head 974 m
No. & Type of Units 3, Pelton, Horizontal Type
Project Base Cost 73 Million US$
Live Storage Capacity 16 AF
Execution by WAPDA
Supervision Consultants -
Commencement Date -
Completion Date -
Original PC-I Cost PC-I under preparation



  • Donor agencies AFD & KfW have envisaged to implement Harpo & Basho in phased approach, considering one hydropower project & transmission line in Phase-I, Phase-II will be realized later. Harpo will be taken up in Phase-I.
  • PC-I has been prepared and will be submitted to MoW&P shortly.


Incharge of the Project

Muhammad Rafiq

General Manager (Hydro) Planning,

WAPDA, Sunny View, Lahore

Contact No. 0092-42-99202717

Cell No.       0300-5604910

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