Bhimber Dam Project
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Bhimber Dam Project

On Bhimber Nullah about 10 km u/s of Bhimber-Gujrat Road Bridge in District Bhimber, Azad Kashmir
Salient Features
  • Type of Dam
Earth & Rockfill  bhimber
  • Height of Dam
59 m
  • Gross Storage
40,000 AF
  • Live Storage  
28,710 AF
  • CCA
4,860 hectares
  • Power Generation
2 MW

Execution by


Scope of work

Feasibility Study

Donor Agency

From WAPDA own resources

Commencement Date


Completion Date


Financial Status (Rs. Million)

Local Foreign Total

Approved PC-II Cost (29.11.2013)

86.089 - 86.089


  • The PC-II for Feasibility Study amounting to Rs. 86.089 Million approved by CDWP in its meeting held on November 29, 2013.
  • Planning Commission directed to submit an updated PC-II Proforma on March 16, 2017.
  • PC-II for Feasibility Study amounting to Rs. 121.128 Million submitted to MoWR on 14.11.2017.
  • MoWR vide letter dated 28.01.2019 returned the PC-II for want of funds and directed to confirm the commitment of Govt. of AJK to finance or co-finance the feasibility study.
  • WAPDA requested the Chief Secretary, Govt. of AJ&K to arrange funding for the project study on 21.02.2019. Govt. of AJ&K vide letter dated 07.05.2019 & 28.05.2019 informed WAPDA that no fiscal space is available with Govt. for the proposed scheme and requested WAPDA to approach Planning Commission for allocation in PSDP.
  • MoWR vide letter dated 02.08.2019 informed that the subject project has no allocation in current PSDP, therefore, the request of WAPDA cannot be entertained.

Incharge of the Project      

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

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