Mangla Dam Raising

Mangla Dam Raising

Mangla District Mirpur Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
Salient Features
  • Height

30 feet raising from 1,234 ft. to 1,264 ft.

(40 ft. raise in water level)

 mangla dam raising
  • Additional Storage Capacity
2.88 MAF
  • Additional Power

644 GWh per annum                   (12% of existing generation)

Scope of Work
  • To regain the reservoir capacity lost due to sedimentation.
  • To store more water for irrigation releases.
  • To minimize conservation of flood discharges and there by enhance Irrigation releases.
  • To enhance annual generation of electricity.
Executing Agency WAPDA
Consultants MJV (a JV of NESPAK (lead firm) with ACE, BARQAAB, Binnie Black & VEATCH (UK), MWH (USA)
Contractor CWE-CRFG / JV M/s Gammon, Sarwar JV, Habib Rafiq (Pvt.) Ltd, DESCON            
Commencement Date June 2004
Completion Date

December 2009 (Civil Works)

Expected June 2021 (Resettlement Works)                                          


Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Original PC-I Cost 52,875.000 9,678.000 62,553.000
Revised PC-I Cost (23.09.2014) 96,855.000 - 96,855.000
PSDP Allocation for 2019-2020 141.824 - 141.824


  • 2nd Revised PC-I amounting to Rs. 111,239 Million submitted to Ministry of Water Resources on 10.08.2017 and forwarded to Ministry of Planning Development & Reforms on 10.05.2018, which is under process

Physical Progress             99.49%  (Resettlement Works    96.10%)

Incharge of the Project

Mr. Abdul Majeed Sheikh

Chief Engineer (MDO/MDRP)

Contact No. 0092-544-671055

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