Bhimber Dam Project

Bhimber Dam Project

Location
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

WAPDA

Scope of work

Feasibility Study

Donor Agency

From WAPDA own resources

Commencement Date

January, 2023

Completion Date

December, 2025

Financial Status (Rs. Million)

Local Foreign Total

Approved PC-II Cost (29.11.2013)

86.089 - 86.089

Status:-

  • Govt. of AJ&K on 30.09.2020 accorded approval for inclusion of Bhimber Dam Project in current Financial Year’s Annual Development Programme with allocation of Rs. 60.564 Million.
  • MoWR vide letter dated 03.12.2020 asked WAPDA to verify whether the cost estimate are still applicable/valid as the PC-II was submitted in November, 2017.
  • WAPDA vide letter dated 18.12.2020 informed MoWR that WAPDA will make every effort to complete the project study within already submitted PC-II cost and requested to arrange approval of PC-II, allocation and release of funds.
  • PC-II Proforma for Feasibility Study submitted to MoWR on 14.01.2021 for arranging its approval from competent forum.
  • PC-II Proforma has been uploaded on iPAS System. MoWR informed that it will circulate the PC-II among DDWP members for comments/observations. Further action will be taken after clearance of PC-II from stakeholders.

In charge of the Project
Engr. Nazakat Hussain
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717

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