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Chinot DAM Project


The dam site is located about 176 km downstream Marala Headworks and about 5 km from the Chiniot City and approximately 100 meter up stream of existing
Railway Bridge on Chenab River.
Salient Features
Dam Type Homogeneous earthfill
Height of Dam 55 ft
Gross Storage Capacity 1.0 MAF
Live Storage Capacity 1.0 MAF
Power Generation 69 MW
Execution by Feasibility Study will be carried out by WAPDA
Donor Agency Rs. 50 million to be provided by GoP through PSDP and         Rs. 96.330 million to be funded by WAPDA from its own resources.
Commencement Date January, 2016
Completion Date Study Period: 12 months
Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total  (Rs. Million)
Original PC-I Cost


- 146.330
PSDP Allocation FY 2015-16 50.000 - 50.000

-  CDWP in its meeting held on 04.03.2015 approved the project at a cost of Rs.146.330 million to carryout Feasibility study of the Project from in house resources of WAPDA.

-  Desk study is in progress.

Incharge of the Project:-

General Manager (Hydro) Planning