Location: On Harpo Nullah, a left tributary of Indus River about 75 km north west of Skardu District,  Gilgit-Baltistan and 670 km North-east of Islamabad.
Salient Features

Installed Capacity

34.5 MW  HARPO

Annual Energy

170 GWh


To Generate Electricity
Execution By WAPDA

Scope of Work

Detailed Engineering Design, Preparation of tender document & Construction Supervision
Consultants -
Contractor -
Commencement Date -
Completion Date -
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Approved PC-I Cost (28.03.2014) 3,420.188 6,102.613 9,522.801



• Feasibility study was completed by WAPDA with technical collaboration of GTZ of Germany in the year 2002. Updation of feasibility study was completed in December 2011 by Grant Assistance from KfW.
• ECNEC approved PC-I amounting to Rs. 9,522.801 Million on 28.03.2014.
• M/s KfW Germany and AFD France signed Loan Agreement with EAD (GoP) for € 20 million &
€ 50 million on 20.12.2013 & 02.04.2014 respectively.
• WAPDA & Govt of Gilgit-Baltistan signed Development & Operation Agreement for the implementation of the project on 23.12.2015. Accordingly, WAPDA will act as Executing Agency and Ministry of Kashmir Affairs & Gilgit-Baltistan will act as Sponsoring Agency.
• The Draft Consultancy Contract was submitted to Donors (KfW / AFD) for No Objection on 06.12.2018, which were received on 25.01.2019.
• In the light of Donor’s comments, the revised draft of Consultancy Contract is being finalized.

Incharge of the Project

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

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