Bara Dam Project

Bara Dam Project

On Bara River at the confluence of Mastura River in Khyber Agency, (now KP).
Salient Features
Dam Type Earth Core Rockfill Dam
Height of Dam 302 ft
Gross Storage Capacity 85,363 AFT
Live Storage Capacity 62,434 AFT
CCA 41,729 Acres
Power Generation 6 MW (29.4 GWh)
Execution by WAPDA
Contractor -
Donor Agency Govt. Of Pakistan
Commencement Date -
Completion Date Construction Period 5 years
Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total  (Rs. Million)
Approved PC-I Cost 14,208.00 - 14208.00


  • Feasibility Study completed in 2008 by NESPAK under FATA Development Authority. FATA Development Authority in Sept. 2008 requested WAPDA to take up the project for implementation.
  • • WAPDA submitted PC-II Proforma for “Detailed Engineering Design, Preparation of Tender Documents and PC-I Proforma” amounting to Rs. 356.872 Million to Federal Flood Commission (FFC), MoWR on 09.10.2018, which has been cleared on December 18, 2018 & forwarded to MoWR on 25.01.2019.
  • On instructions of MoWR, Govt. of KP has been requested on 26.02.2019 to arrange funds for the project study so that PC-II Proforma could be re-submitted.
Incharge of the Project

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

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