Tungas HydroPower Project

Tungas HydroPower Project

Location:The project area is located in a largely unpopulated area of Rondu valley, district Skardu. The dam site was identified on Indus River 54 km downstream of Skardu city and 0.5 km upstream of Tungas village. The powerhouse site is to be located 15 km downstream of dam site and 3 km upstream of Dambu Das/Mendi village on Indus River.
Salient Features
Dam Type Rock-fill with Concrete face or Concrete Gravity Dam Tungas
Power Generation 2,200 MW
Annual Generation 87,00 GWh
Execution by WAPDA
Supervision Consultants -
Contractor -
Donor Agency -
Commencement Date -
Completion Date 2 years after commencement
Financial Status

Local

(Rs. Million)

FEC

(Rs. Million)

Total

(Rs. Million)

Original PC-II Cost - - -
1st Revised  PC- II Cost  - - -
PSDP Allocation FY 2018-19 (GoP) - - -

 

Status

  • Tungas Hydropower Project was identified as part of Inventory and Ranking Study of Hydropower potential on main rivers of Pakistan carried out by Montreal Engineering Company (MONENCO) during 1981-84.
  • The project identified by MONENCO during 1984 was for 685 MW. WAPDA upgraded the capacity to 2,200 MW.
  •  PC-II amounting to Rs. 975.013 Million for Feasibility Study has been updated and will be submitted to Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) subject to arrangement of financing.


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