Chiniot Dam Project

Chiniot Dam Project

Chiniot Dam Project

The dam site is located on Chenab river and about 5 km from the Chiniot city and approximately 100 meter up-stream of existing Railway Bridge.
Salient Features
Dam Type Earth Rock-fill Dam
Height of Dam  18m (60 ft)
Gross Storage Capacity 0.90 MAF
Live Storage Capacity 0.85 MAF
Power Generation 80 MW
Execution 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 February 01, 2016
Completion Date August 31, 2018
Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total  (Rs. Million)
Original PC-I Cost


- 146.330
PSDP Allocation FY 2015-16 - - -
Upto Date Expenditure 107.421 - 107.421


  • 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.
  • Feasibility study and field investigations taken in hand since 01.02.2016.
  • To-date progress achieved 98 %

Project Incharge

Shahid Mahmood
General Manager (Hydro) Planning,
WAPDA, Sunny View, Lahore
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717
Cell No. 0300-5604910


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