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 thereby enhance Irrigation releases.
  • To enhance the 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 September 2022 (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 2021-22 1.000 - 1.000


  • 2nd Revised PC-I for Rs. 111,238.82 Million submitted to MoWR on 10.08.2017 and further forwarded to MoPD&R on 10.05.2018.
  • A Meeting of Stakeholders to discuss issues of MDRP was held on 07.09.2020 in MoWR, Islamabad. Moreover, a meeting chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission regarding 2nd Revised PC-I & other issues of MDRP was held on 10.09.2020.
  • MoWR vide Notification dated 23.11.2020 constituted a committee under convener ship of Engineering Advisor Civil, FFC to look into the issues of MDRP. The first meeting of the committee was held on 15.12.2020.
  • Committee has submitted its report to MoWR on 23.07.2021 in accordance with its TOR's.

Physical Progress 99.49% (Resettlement Works 96.10%)


Incharge of the Project

Engr. Muhammad Akmal Khan
General Manager (MDO/MDRP)
Contact No. 0092-544-639005

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