Rainee Canal Project

Rainee Canal Project

Location: Off takes from left side of Guddu Barrage and flows in Ghotki, Sukkur and Khairpur Districts of Sindh.
 Salient   Features

Length of Main Canal 175 km
(Phase-I 110 km)
Canal Capacity 5,155 cusecs
Length of Branches Distributaries and Minors 609 km(Phase-I 128 km)
Command Area 412,400 acres (Phase-I 113,690 acres)

Scope of Work To provide seasonal/flood irrigation supplies upto 5,155 cusecs to 412,400 Acres of Rainee Track of Nara Region for agriculture and storage lakes. It would include construction of Main Canal 175 km, Distributaries & Minor 686 km and allied structures.
Executing Agency WAPDA
Consultants M/s BARQAAB Consulting Services (Pvt) Ltd. (Phase-I)
 Contractors M/s Friends Eng. Co., Ramzan & Sons, DESCON, SMC & SKB-KNK JV
 Commencement   Date October 2002
Completion Date 

June 2014 (Phase I)

Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total (Rs. Million)
Original PC-I   Cost 18,862.00 - 18,862.00
PC-I Phase-I Cost 20,533.000 - 20,533.000
PSDP Allocation for 2018-2019 500.00 - 500.00

Physical Progress Completed



  • The Revised PC-I amounting to Rs. 43,986 Million (Phase-I Rs.20,473 Million & Phase-II Rs. 23,513 Million) submitted to Ministry of Water & Power Islamabad on 20.02.2014 for obtaining approval of ECNEC but remained pending for want of NOC/concurrence from GoS.
  • Special Secretary Irrigation Department, GoS vide letter dated 11.07.2018 informed that at present NOC/concurrence for execution of Phase-II works of Rainee Canal Project is not manageable on rationale grounds.
  • Following unwillingness of the Irrigation Department, GoS for implementation of Phase-II Works, 1st Revised PC-I of the Project for Phase-I (completed works only) is in process of submission to MoWR.
Incharge of the Project

           Mir Ahmed Bajkani

           SE/PD Rainee Canal Project

           Contact No. 0092-0722-679413

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