Bhimber Dam Project
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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

April, 2022 (expected)

Completion Date

March, 2024

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.
  • DDWP meeting held on 30.03.2021 to consider the project. The Chair directed WAPDA to conduct the Feasibility Study through Consultants.
  • In the light of directions of DDWP meeting, PC-II proforma for Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design, Tender Documents & PC-I has been prepared and is under submission to MoWR for consideration in upcoming DDWP meeting.

 

Incharge of the Project      
Engr. Muhammad Abid Sheikh
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717

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.

DDWP meeting held on 30.03.2021 to consider the project. The Chair directed WAPDA to conduct the Feasibility Study through Consultants.

In the light of directions of DDWP meeting, PC-II proforma for Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design, Tender Documents & PC-I has been prepared and is under submission to MoWR for consideration in upcoming DDWP meeting.

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