Naulong Dam

Naulong Dam

Location:  Project is located on Mula River about 30 Km from Gandava city in Tehsil and District Jhal Magsi Balochistan.

Salient Features
Dam type Zone Earth Fill Dam  
Height of Dam 186 ft
Length of Dam 2,996 ft
Gross Storage Capacity 242,163 AF
Live Storage Capacity 199,956 AF
CCA 47,000 Acres  
Power Generation 4.4 MW.
Execution by Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)  
Supervision Consultants Consortium of M/s PES-ACE-BARQAAB-DMC (JV)


Commencement Date


Completion Date

36 months after commencement

Financial status Local (Rs. Millions) FEC (Rs. Millions) Total (Rs. Million)
Original PC-I Cost 11,669.000                  - 11,699.000
1st revised PC-I Cost 18,027.091                   -  18,027.091
PSDP allocation Fy 2018-19 1,800.00                   -  1,800.00



  • Feasibility Study and Detailed Engineering Design completed in 2009.
  • MoWR placed an embargo on the expenditure of the project on 14.03.2017. WAPDA vide letter dated 17.05.2018 requested Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources to remove the embargo on expenditure on the project for the release of PSDP funds.
  • A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Secretary EAD on 02.08.2018 wherein it was informed that the financing of the Project through ADB is expected in 2020 as standby Project in ADB Country Business Plan 2019-2021.
  • 2nd Revised PC-I amounting to Rs. 28,465 Million submitted to the Ministry of Water Resources on 14.12.2018 and forwarded to the Ministry of Planning Development & Reforms on 26.02.2019.
  • MoPD&R vide Office Memorandum dated 10th May 2019 has requested ACS (Development), P&D, GoB to confirm its commitment to undertaking Command Area Development works by confirming allocation for the said component in their provincial ADP.
  • WAPDA vide letter dated 15th and 30th May, 2019 has requested MoWR to approach MoPD&R to expedite the approval process of updated 2nd revised PC-I and to approach EAD to convene a meeting with ADB including all the stakeholders particularly Government of Balochistan to expedite/finalize the funding process with ADB and set modalities for financing of the Project.

Incharge of the Project

Mr. Aijaz Hussain Memon
Project Director
Naulong Dam Project
Contact No. 0092-74-4753330

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