|Location: The project is located on Indus River, about 315 km upstream of Tarbela Dam, 165 km downstream of the Northern Area capital Gilgit and 40 km downstream of Chilas.
|Dam Type||Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC)|
|Height of Dam||272 m|
|Gross Storage Capacity||8.1 MAF|
|Live Storage Capacity||6.4 MAF|
|CCA||There is no direct command area however it will supplement the Indus Command Area.|
(Diamer Basha = 18,097 (Gwh/year)
(Tarbela = 1,111 (Gwh/year)
EOI documents received on 15 Feb 2017. Six (06) Joint ventures of International & National consulting firms submitted the EOI documents. Evaluation is under process.
|Contractor||Work for core project (Main Dam) is yet to be awarded.|
|Commencement Date||July 2009 (As per PC-I)|
|Completion Date||June 2020 (As per PC-I)|
|Financial Status||Local (Rs. Million)||FEC (Rs. Million)||Total (Rs. Million)|
|Original PC-I Cost||581,314||312,943||894,257|
1st Revised PC- I Cost
|PSDP Allocation FY 2016-17 (GoP) (WAPDA Self financing)||
Preliminary works (project colony, model village at Harpan Das) are in progress whereas work on core project is yet to be started. Recently MoW&P on 01.12.2016 asked WAPDA to update PC-Is (one for Dam Part & other for Power Generation Facilities), as a result of presentation made to Cabinet Committee on Energy on 30.11.2016 for implementation of Main Project.
In compliance WAPDA submitted PC-I(Dam Part) to MoW&P on 24.02.2017 which has been further forwarded to Planning Commission on 24.03.2017. PC-I (Power Generation Facilities) has been submitted to MoW&P on 13.03.2017.
Incharge of the Project
Muhammad Nawaz Butt
General Manager (DBDP), WAPDA, Chilas
Contact # 0092-5812-920209