Kachhi Canal Project

Kachhi Canal Project

Kachi CanalLocation: Offtakes from Taunsa Barrage, Punjab: Muzaffargarh, D.G.Khan, Rajanpur Districts.
Balochistan: Dera Bugti, Nasirabad, Bolan, Jhal Magsi Districts.
Scope of Work Phase-I of Kachhi Canal
Agricultural production resulting in a boost to the economy, improvements in the physical environment including the atmosphere, climate, land, and water, improvement in the quality of life due to betterment in socio-cultural and socio-economic conditions. Crop benefits of Rs. 5 Billion per year.
 Salient   Features

Length of Main Canal 500 km (Phase-I 403 km), 391 km (lined) in Punjab and Balochistan Provinces

Canal Capacity 6,000 cusecs
Length of Branches, Distributaries and Minors 1,500 km
(Phase-I 105 km)
Cultivable Command Area 713,000 acres (Phase-I = 72,000 acres, District Dera Bugti completed)

 Consultants Kachhi Canal Consultants (J/V) of NESPAK, NDC, ACE, Barqaab & EGC.
M/s Ghulam Rasool & Company
M/s CGC - RSL (JV)
M/s Ramzan & Sons Limited
 Commencement   Date As per PC-I Oct 2002/ Actual Oct 2002
 Completion Date

 As per PC-I June 2007/ Actual September 2017 (Phase-I)

 Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total (Rs. Million)
 Original PC-I   Cost 31,204.00 0 31,204.00
1st Revised PC-I  Cost 57,562.00 0 57,562.00
2nd Revised PC-I Cost  80,352.00 0 80,352.00
PSDP Allocation (FY 2018-19)  2,83500.00 0 2,835.00
Physical Progress
(Phase-I) Physical Progress Substantially Completed

• Inauguration ceremony performed by the Honourable Prime Minister of Pakistan on 14.09.2017 for releasing water into the distribution system in Balochistan.
• PC-I is amounting to Rs. 25,729 Million for Remaining Works of Phase-I submitted to Ministry of Water Resources on 03.11.2017 and forwarded to MoPD&R on 05.06.2018.
• PC-I discussed in the CDWP meeting held on 19.02.2019 and deferred.


Incharge Of The Project

 Mr. Zakir Rehman
Chief Engineer/PD
Kachhi Canal Project
Contact No. 0092-64-2689040

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