Location bunjiThe Project is located on Indus River near Gilgit. Power House and dam sites are 560 km & 610 km respectively from Islamabad.
Salient Features
Installed Capacity 7100 MW
Mean Annual Energy 24760 GWh
Design Discharge 1900 m3 /sec
Gross Head 445 m
Tunnel Length 7.8 km each, 5-Nos.
Type of Dam RCC Gravity
Height of Dam 200 m
No. & Type of Turbine 20 ,Francis Type

Total Project Cost

Project base cost

13498.3 Million US$

8104.6 Million US$

Gross Storage Capacity 0.20 MAF
Execution by WAPDA
Commencement Date -
Completion Date -
Financial Status Local (Rs. Millions) FEC (Rs. Millions) Total (Rs. Millions)
Original PC-I Cost 897,820.6 431,086.5 1328907.07


The Project has been principally cleared by CDWP on 02.12.2015 for approval of ECNEC.

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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