Shyok Dam Multipurpose Project

Shyok Dam Multipurpose Project

Shyok Dam site is located on Shyok River about 3 km upstream of Khaplu Town, Baltistan Division, Gilgit Baltistan.
Salient Features
Dam Type Earth Core Rock-Fill Dam
Height of Dam 190 m (625 Ft)
Gross Storage Capacity 8.50 MAF
Live Storage Capacity 5.50 MAF
Power Generation 640MW
Execution by WAPDA
Donor Agency From WAPDA own resources
Commencement Date March, 2016 
Completion Date September 30, 2018
Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total  (Rs. Million)
Original PC-I Cost 159.583 - 159.583
PSDP Allocation FY 2018-19 - - -
Upto Date Expenditure 139.628 - 139.628


  • CDWP in its meeting held on October 28, 2013 approved the project at a cost of Rs. 159.583 Million to carry out Feasibility Study from in-house resources of WAPDA.
  • Feasibility study and field investigations taken in hand since 01.03.2016
  • To-date progress achieved 83%

Incharge of the Project    

Shahid Mahmood
General Manager (Hydro) Planning,
WAPDA, Sunny View, Lahore
Contact No.0092-42-99202717
Cell No.0300-5604910

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