Chashma Right Bank Canal Project (Lift-Cum-Gravity)
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Chashma Right Bank Canal Project (Lift-Cum-Gravity)

The proposed project is located on the right bank of Indus River in D.I. Khan District, KP.
Salient Features
Feeder Canal    chashma
  • Capacity
2613 Cusecs
  • Length
39 Miles
Pumping Station  
  • Capacity
2533 Cusecs  
  • Lift
64 Ft  
Pumping Units 8 Units  
Capacity 6x353 cfs & 2x212 cfs  
Type Vertical mixed flow pump  
Main Canal (Gravity)    
  • Capacity
2,533 Cusecs
  • Length
73 Miles
  • Command Area
286,100 Acres  
  • Total Water Requirement
1.187 MAF  
  25 Nos.  
  • Length
167 Miles  
  • Length of Minors
102 Miles  
Scope of Work Review of Feasibility Study, Preparation of Detailed Engineering Design, Bidding Documents & PC-I
Execution by WAPDA
Commencement Date March, 2021 (expected)
Completion Date  October, 2022 (expected)
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Original PC-II Cost 477.853 - 477.853
Expenditure upto 30.06.2021 50.000 - 50.000
PSDP Allocation for 2021-2022 427.853 - 427.853
Upto date Expenditure      


  • Feasibility Study was completed with Japanese financial assistance by Government of KP (the then NWFP) in March 1995.
  • MoWR vide letter dated 24.04.2020 (received on 11.06.2020) conveyed the directions of MoPD&SI wherein it was decided that GoKP will hand over the project data to WAPDA for feasibility study, detailed design and execution of the project. Further, it was decided that WAPDA will prepare the TORs for updation of feasibility study & PC-I, carry out the study of hydro variability, techno economic indicators, financial arrangement & power generation alternatives through quality international consultants.
  • DDWP meeting was held on 10.08.2020 wherein subject project was approved at a cost of Rs. 477.853 million.
  • Advertisement for Request for Proposal (RFP) for procurement of Consultancy firms of the subject Project was published in local newspapers on 01.11.2020 and submission date of RFP was 24.12.2020.
  • Financial Proposal of qualifying Firm/JVs opened on 01.03.2021.
  • Consultancy Services awarded on 28.06.2021 to JV comprising of M/s NESPAK (Lead Firm), M/s ACE, M/s SILT and M/s ECPAK for the period of nine (09) months. Consultants have been mobilized at site on 01.07.2021.
  • WAPDA team along with CRBC Consultants & Provincial Consultants (irrigation department of KP) jointly visited the project site on 13.07.2021 & 14.07.2021.
Incharge Project
Engr. Muhammad Abid Sheikh
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717
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