Tank Zam Dam Project

Tank Zam Dam Project

Tank Zam Dam Project is proposed across Tank Zam River near Hinis Tangi, at about  48 km from D.I. Khan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.
Salient Features
Dam Type Earth & Rock fill Dam with Central Clay Core
Height of Dam 294  ft
Gross Storage Capacity 345,000 AF
Live Storage Capacity 162,000 AF
CCA 55,500 Acres
Power Generation 25.4 MW
Execution by WAPDA
Donor Agency Govt. of Pakistan
Commencement Date -
Completion Date -
Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total  (Rs. Million)
Original PC-II Cost 212.576 - 212.576
PSDP Allocation FY 2018-19 - - -


  • Feasibility Study completed by WAPDA with funding from Govt. of KP in 1988.
  • Updated PC-II for Detailed Engineering Design, Tender Documents & Preparation of PC-I amounting to Rs. 212.576 million submitted to MoWR on March 22, 2018.
  • MoWR vide letter dated 28.01.2019 returned the PC-II for want of funds and directed to confirm the commitment of Govt. of KP to finance or co-finance the feasibility study.
  • WAPDA requested Secretary Irrigation, Govt. of KP to arrange funding for the Project Study on 21.02.2019
  • Govt. of KP vide letter dated 05.03.2019 informed WAPDA that no fiscal space is available with Provincial Govt. for the proposed scheme.
  • WAPDA vide letter dated 19.03.2019 requested MoWR to reconsider its earlier decision and provide funding through PSDP.
Incharge of the Project

Mr. Muhammad Amin
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717

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