Yulbo HydroPower Project
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Yulbo HydroPower Project

Location: The proposed dam site is located about 6 Km upstream of Silbu and Hilbu villages, about 1.0 Km downstream of Astaknala. The powerhouse site is to be located 15 km downstream of dam site and 630 km from Islamabad.
Salient Features;
Dam Type Rock-fill with Concrete face or Concrete Gravity Dam Yulbo
Power Generation 2,800 MW
Annual Generation 11,400 GWh
Execution by WAPDA
Commencement Date -
Completion Date -
Financial Status


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


  • The project was identified by MECO under CIDA grant during 1984 for a capacity of 710 MW.
  • The capacity has been upgraded to 2800 MW by WAPDA.
  • PC-II amounting to Rs. 734.287 Million for Feasibility Study of Yulbo Hydropower Project submitted to Ministry of Water and Power on 18.07.2014.
  • Ministry of Water & Power returned the PC-II in April 2016 for cost updating, confirmation of financing source, and priority of project in consultation with Govt. of Gilgit Baltistan.
  • PC-II has been updated for an amount of Rs. 971.795 million and will be submitted to MoW&P after firming up of financing.

Incharge of the Project

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

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