Dasu Hydropower Project
 

Dasu Hydropower Project

Location
7-km upstream of Dasu Town on Indus River, 74 km downstream of Diamer Bhasha Dam and 350 km from Islamabad.
Salient Features
  • Dam Height
242 m  
  • Dam Type
RCC Gravity Dam
  • Installed Capacity
4,320 MW (Stage-I: 2,160 MW)
  • Annual Energy
21,485 GWh                              
  • Objectives
To Generate Electricity

Execution by

WAPDA

Consultants

                                   

DHC JV, M/s Nippon Koei (Japan) Lead Firm

M/s Dolsar (Turkey) with local sub-consultants of M/s DMC,       M/s NDC & M/s PES

Contractors

M/s China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC)

(Main Works Contractor)

Construction Period (PC-I) 5 years (Stage-I) with Generation of 2,160 MW (12,220 GWh)
Commencement Date (Stage-I) June 23, 2017
Completion Date (Stage-I) As per PC-I March 2020 / Expected February 2023
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
PC-I Stage-I Cost (28.03.2014) 267,545.800 218,547.500 486,093.300
PSDP Allocation 2019-2020 50,181.485 4,500.000 54,681.486
Environmental Initiatives

            DASU HYDROPOWER PROJECT

Status:-

Preparatory Works

  • 5 Nos. Contracts related to Relocation of KKH, Access Roads and 132 Transmission Line awarded. Contractors for 03 Contracts (Dasu-KKH-01, Dasu-RAR-01 & Dasu-TL-01) are mobilized at Project Site and carrying out construction activities. Physical Progress of KKH-01 17.90%, RAR-01 22.80% & TL-01 42.60% completed.
  • 02 Nos. Contract related to Relocation of KKH (Dasu-KKH-02) and Right bank Access Road (Dasu-RAR-02) have been awarded. Commencement letter will be issued to Award of land.
  • Contract for Project Colony & Infrastructure (Dasu-PCI-01R) signed with M/s CGICOP (Chinese Contractor) on October 18, 2018. Physical Progress achieved upto 1.50%.

Resettlement Works

  • 3 Nos. Contracts of Resettlement Sites have been awarded to Chinese firms. Commencement delayed due to inaccessibility to Resettlement Sites.

Main Civil Works (Dasu-MW-01 & Dasu-MW-02)

  • Main Civil Works Contracts awarded to M/s CGGC, China. Contracts signed on March 08, 2017. Contractor has commenced services w.

Electro-Mechanical Works (Dasu-EM-01)

  • Bids received and opened on February 28, 2018.
  • Bid Evaluation Report (BER) submitted to World Bank on 09.02.2019 for NOL. World Bank issued NOL on July 22, 2019 and accordingly WAPDA Authority approved the BER on July 25, 2019.
  • Contract discussions with successful JV Contractor carried out from Sept 02 to 06, 2019.

Land Acquisition

  • Total land required for Project is 9,875 acres out of which 740 acres land has been acquired/in-possession of WAPDA. KP Govt. prepared a Revised Land Cost Proposal by addressing above demands which was approved by Project Steering Committee (PSC) on March 05, 2019. ECNEC approved this Proposal on October 02, 2019.
Incharge of the Project
Mr. Anwar-ul-Haq
General Manager/Project Director Dasu HPP
Contact No. 0092-998-407007
 

In Pictures

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