Location THAKOTThakot dam site is to be located in a narrow section of Indus River, about 2 km upstream of Besham Qila and powerhouse15 km downstream of Thakot Bridge 255 km from Islamabad.
Salient Features
Installed Capacity 4000 MW
Mean Annual Energy 21000 GWh
Design Discharge 2900 m3/sec
Gross Head 187 m
Dam Height 85 m
Length of Power Tunnel 26 km
Dam Type RCC
Execution by WAPDA
Commencement Date December, 2015 (Feasibility Study)
Completion Date November, 2017
Financial Status Local (Rs. Millions) FEC (Rs. Millions) Total (Rs. Millions)
Original PC-II Cost 416.488 303.139 719.628
PSDP Allocation FY 2015-16 - - 260.00



  • The Feasibility Study is in progress.
  • Consultants have mobilized and commenced the services on 01.12.2015


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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