Darawat Dam Project
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Darawat Dam Project

Location: On Nai Baran River near Jhangri village located at about 70 km West of Hyderabad and 135 km North-East of Karachi in Thatta / Jamshoro Districts of Sindh, Province
Salient Features
Dam Type Concrete Gravity Dam
Height of Dam 151 ft
Gross Storage Capacity 121,600 AF
Live Storage Capacity 89,200 AF
CCA 25,000 Acres
Execution by (WAPDA) Water And Power Development Authority
Supervision Consultants M/s National Development Consultants & M/s CAMEOS (Joint Venture)      
Contractor M/s Sinohydro Corporation Ltd. (China)
Commencement Date June 2010
Completion Date August 2014
Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total (Rs. Million)
Approved PC-I Cost (03.09.2009) 3,175.00 - 3,175.00
1st Revised PC-I Cost (16.08.2012) 9,300.00 - 9,300.00
2nd Revised PC-I Cost (22.05.2018)


1980.05 11,767.870
PSDP Allocation FY 2019-2020 10.000 - 10.000



  • Irrigation Department GoS issued a notification dated 11.10.2018 to take over the Irrigation System of Darawat Dam Project and capacity building to streamline taking over of Darawat Dam by the Sindh Irrigation Department.
  • Accordingly, the Irrigation System has been taken over by the Irrigation Department, GoS on 27.10.2018, whereas the Dam is still with WAPDA until the capacity building of Irrigation staff.
  • WAPDA requested Secretary, Irrigation Department GoS, and Chief Secretary, GoS vide letters dated 19.03.2019 and 12.04.2019 respectively, to take over the Darawat Dam from WAPDA for further O&M as envisaged in approved 2nd Revised PC-I of the Project.
  • On the request of WAPDA, MoWR accorded the extension in implementation period of the Project up to 30.06.2020 within approved cost and scope of work vide letter dated 24.09.2019

Physical Progress Completed

Incharge of the Project
           Mr. Lutfullah Sheikh
           Project Director, Darawat Dam Project
           Contact No. 0092-22-9260522
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