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Friday, 13 January 2017 06:13

Garuk Dam Project

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The proposed dam site is located across Garuk River at about 47 Kms South East of Kharan District of Balochistan
Salient Features
Dam Type Earth core Rock fill.
Height of Dam 184 ft
Gross Storage Capacity 50,695 AF
CCA 12,500 Acres
Power Generation 300 KW
Execution by WAPDA
Commencement Date July, 2008
Completion Date The work was suspended due to non allocation in
PSDP 2014-15. Completion date could not be confirmed at this stage
Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total  (Rs. Million)
Original PC-I Cost 1,790.069 - 1,790.069
1st Revised PC-I Cost 6,850.000 - 6,850.000

Status                             Construction will be started after:

                                                -Prioritization of project by Govt. of Balochistan

                                                -Availabiity of funds

                                                -Improvement in security conditions of the area

Incharge of the Project:  General Manager (Hydro) Planning

Location: District Chitral, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa
 Salient Features
Weir Height 12.00m
Length Of Tunnel 3.8 Km
Gross Head 436 m
Desighn Discharge 30 m3/Sec
Installed Capacity 108 MW
Objectives To Generate Electricity
Execution By WAPDA
Dam Type Weir / Run of River Project
Execution By WAPDA
Supervision Consultants Joint Venture of M/s. Fichtner Germany, M/s. PES Pakistan, M/s BAK Pakistan & M/s DMC Pakistan
LOT-2(Civil work) M/S SAMBU SARCO (JV)
LOT-3.1 (Civil Works of PowerHouse) M/S SAMBU SARCO (JV)
LOT-3.2 (E&M Works) M/S Andritz
LOT-4 Package-1 & 2 (T/Line) M/S NETRACON
Donor Agency
Saudi Fund (Lot-2) Us $40+57.800=97.8 Million
Kuwait Fund for Lot 3.1 &3.2 US $ 37 Million

OFID Fund (Lot-4 Pak-1&2) US $ 30 Million

USAID (Lot3.2) US$ 35.619 Million

Commencement Date July 2002 / 01.02.2011
Completion Date June 2006 / Expected May, 2018
Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total (Rs. Million)
Approved PC-I Cost 02.09.2002   4397.008 2638.120 7035.128
PSDP Allocation 2017-18 3848 2407 6255
Original PC-I Cost Rs. 7035.128 Million
Revised PC-I Cost Rs. 29077.701 Million Approved on30.09.2016



Overall physical progress achieved up to October 2017 is 85.76%


Incharge of the Project

 Engr. Muhammad Javed Afridi Chief Engineer/PD

Location: The Project is located on Keyal Khwar, a right bank tributary of Indus River in Lower Kohistan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 310 Km from Islamabad.
Salient Features
Dam Type Concrete Gravity dam
Height of Dam ( weir) 37.5 m
Head 732 m
Gross Storage Capacity 206.732 AF
Live Storage Capacity 158.089 AF
Design discharge 20 Cumecs
Power Generation 128 MW (418 GWh )
Execution by Pakistan, Water & Power Development Authority (WAPDA)
Supervision Consultants Keyal Hydropower Consultants-JV , Lahmeyer International as leading firm

Contract KKHPP-01 ( Powerhouse ventilation tunnel Exploratory Adit)  , M/s Sarwar & Co. Private Limited 

Contract KKHPP-02 ( Civil Works), M/s Sinohydro- Hajvairy JV

Donor Agency
  • GOP
  • Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KFW) Bank, Germany.
  • European Investment bank  (EIB)
Commencement Date
  • 13th August 2016
Completion Date
  • 12th August 2020
Financial Status Local                        (Rs. Millions) FEC                  (Rs. Millions) Total                (Rs. Millions)
Original PC-I Cost 4,034.881 3,032.080 7,066.961
1st Revised PC-I Cost 16,814.880 10,988.140 27,803.010
2nd Revised PC-I Cost 16,719.703 9,364.475 26,084.178
PSDP Allocation Fy ( 2016-17) 1348.000 1690.000 3038.000



  1. Overall upto date Physical progress of O&M staff colony is 90%.
  2. Contract KKHP-01 completed.
  3. Contract KKHPP-02 (Civil works), 1st half mobilization advance payment made to Civil Contractor.
  4. 2nd Revised PC-I amounting Rs. 26,084.178 Million approved by ECNES on 29.01.2016.


Incharge of the Project: CE/Project Director, Keyal Khwar Hydropower Project. 

                                                  (Office shifted to Pattan Kohistan)

Environment, Social & Resettlement Works

Construction of the Project will have varieties of impacts on local communities. These include loss of agricultural and pasture lands due to a project colony facilities and other infrastructures on areas downstream of the dam and reservoir submerged area upstream, and further include loss of residential, commercial, business and community structures, requiring relocation and resettlement of households from 34 villages in the valley.

Land Acquisition

Land areas of 9,917 Acres in total will be acquired for the Project, which includes 353 Acres of agricultural land. A total of 30 villages will be resettled, displacing 6,953 persons. The acquisition will also affect 21,000 trees, including 18,000 bushes and non-fruit bearing trees while 3,000 fruit bearing trees on both sides of the riverbanks.

Current Status

  • Section-4 and Gazette Notification issued for all components of Project by District Collector, Kohistan for total land (9,917 acre) to be acquired for Project by December 2013.
  • The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC), in its meeting held on November 14, 2015, approved Land rates for the Dasu Hydropower Project. The rates were already approved by the Project Steering Committee for Project.
  • An amount of Rs. 1,485 Million has been transferred to Account of DC, Kohistan in respect of payments to local affectees for acquisition of land for Project Colony, KKH-01, Contractor Camps at Zaal & Uchar, Grid Station for Transmission line and built-up properties.
  • After extensive efforts made by WAPDA and Ministry of Water & Power, Govt. of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa waived off the 2.5 % Service Charges on July 13, 2016.
  • Contract Agreement between WAPDA and Govt. of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is finalized and will be signed on August 02, 2016.
  • DC Kohistan has started process of compensation payments. The affectees of Uchhar & Zaal areas received compensation cheques on October 18, 2016. The payment for remaining affected areas will be made to affectees as per agreed timelines.

Resettlement Sites Development

  • For resettlement of 30 Nos. affected villages, total 40 Nos. resettlement sites have been identified at higher elevations. Master Planning of these 40 Nos. sites have been completed for development. Final round of consultation with locals is in progress.
  • Current status of contracts regarding development of Resettlement Sites is as under:

1. Resettlement of Village Chuchang and Construction of Shatial Museum (Dasu-RV-C&S)

Contract Agreement signed between WAPDA and M/s CRFG (China Railway First Group) on December 15, 2015. Contractor has partially mobilized at site due to non-possession of land.Construction of Contractor camp in progress.

2. Resettlement of Villages on Left & Right Banks (Dasu-LBRV-11&12 and Dasu-RBRV-11)

Bids received by deadline August 18, 2016 (1100 hrs) and opened on same day at 1130 hrs in WAPDA Auditorium, WAPDA House Lahore. Six (06) & Four (04) Contractors submitted their bids for LBRV-11 and LBRV-12 respectively. While Five (05) Contractors Submitted their Bids for RBRV-11. Evaluation of Bids is in progress.


In Pictures

Salient Features

Installed Capacity (Full Project)                              5,400 MW (15 Units @ 360 MW each)

Annual Energy (Full Project)                                   26,700 GWh            

Installed Capacity (Stage-I)                                     2,160 MW (06 Units @ 360 MW each)

Annual Energy (Stage-I)                                          12,222 GWh

Design Discharge                                                     2,670 m3/sec

Dam Type                                                                 RCC (Gravity)                    

Max. Gross Head                                                     184 m 

Dam Height                                                              242 m

Crest Length                                                            570 m

Spillway Gates                                                          08 Nos

Low Level Outlets (LLOs)                                        09 Nos

Flushing Tunnels                                                     02 Nos (Circular)

Headrace Tunnel                                                     04 Nos (Circular)

Tailrace Tunnel                                                        04 Nos (D-Shaped)

Powerhouse                                                             Underground

Economic & Financial Parameters (Stage-I)

EIRR                                                                            24.79 %

FIRR                                                                            20.04 %




In Pictures


Three (3) Composite Model Villages at Thak Das, Harpan Das and Kino Das with all the amenities shall be developed for resettlement of 4228 affected households / families. Each affected households / families shall be given a residential plot of one kanal free of cost. The construction work of Composite Model Village–II (Harpan Das) is planned through 7 contract packages. 5 contracts have been awarded, other contracts are in pipeline. Work at site is in progress.



During Construction of Main Dam the existing KKH is to be used for construction activities while the Bypass on KKH from Shatial to Thor Nullah being constructed by NHA as WAPDA deposit work will be utilized for uninterrupted traffic flow. Contract has been awarded and work is in progress at site.

Land Category-Wise Rates for DHPP Chronological Occurrence of Events



  Location:   Tarbela Dam (on Indus River), District: Swabi / Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

  Salient Features:
  Dam Type Earth and Rock Fill Dam (Tarbela Dam)
  Reservoir Tarbela Reservoir
  Gross Storage Capacity 11.620 MAF (Original), 7.271 MAF (Reduced)
  Live Storage Capacity 9.679 MAF (Original), 6.328 MAF (Reduced)
  Power Generation 1410 MW (Three units of 470 MW each)
  Execution by WAPDA
  Supervision Consultants To be hired
  Donor Agency World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
  Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total (Rs. Million)
  Original PC-I Cost 46,373.60 35,988.00 82,361.60












 Environmental Initiatives



  • PC-I of the project has been approved by ECNEC in meeting held on 20.12.2016.
  • MoW&P conveyed Administrative Approval of the project on 16.01.2017.
  • Loan agreement amounting to 390 Million USD signed with World Bank on 18.01.2017.
  • Loan agreement amounting to 300 Million USD signed with AIIB on 18.01.2017.
  • Loan closing date for both the loans is 30.06.2022.

 Incharge of the Project:

Chief Engineer/ Project Director Tarbela 5th Extension HPP.

Tarbela Dam Project, Tehsil Ghazi, District Haripur, KPK Pakistan

Tel: 0995-350004


Location: Tarbela Dam Project, Tehsil Ghazi, District Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Salient Features
Scope of Work Modification of Tunnel-3 & 4 Intakes and Construction of Powerhouse
Power Generation

Installed Capacity:                           1410 MW

Annual Energy Generation:             3840 GWh

Execution by WAPDA
Supervision Consultants Tarbela 4th Consultant Joint Venture, a Joint Venture of Mott MacDonald (UK) and Coyne et Bellier (France) in Association with MM Pakistan and ACE Pakistan

Civil Works Contractor: M/s Sinohydro Group of China

E&M Work Contractor: Consortium of M/s Voith Hydro of Germany & China.

Donor Agency

World Bank:             US$ 840 Million

WAPDA:                     US$ 74 Million

Commencement Date 28.10.2013
Completion Date

14th August 2017 (Unit 17)


Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total (Rs. Million)
Original PC-I Cost 17,735.668 65,865.368 83,601.036
PSDP Allocation Fy 2016-17 5700.000 10,787.000 16487.000


 Environmental Initiatives 



           Physical Progress is 68.54 %

 Incharge of the Project:

            Sohail Khan

            CE/PD, T4thHP, Old HPD Building

            Project Office Tarbela, Tarbela Dam Project

             Contact #: 0938-281175

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 09:19

Land Acquisition

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  • Land Acquisition process started in 2010 and details are as under:-
  • Total Land to be acquired                             = 37,419 Acres
  • Private Land being purchased                      = 18,357 Acres
  • Govt. Land to be transferred (free of cost)    = 19,062 Acres
  • Private Land Acquired                                   = 8,098 Acres

                              GBA     7,936 Acres

                              KPK        162 Acres

  • Govt. Land transferred to DBDP (free of cost) = 17,214 Acres
  • Funds to the tune of Rs. 31,063.000 million have been released for payment of Compensation to affectees in Gilgit-Baltistan against the ADP allocations. Acquisition of remaining private land is actively under consideration of GBA.
  • Rs.325.000 million has been released to D.C. Kohistan for land acquisition of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa area for Contractor’s Camp.
  • One Window Compensation Cell has been established by Deputy Commissioner, Diamer.



Project Colony and offices in Thor Valley, Chilas, Distt. Diamer are being constructed through 17 contract packages. 16 contracts have been awarded. Work at site is in progress.

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