Gomal Zam Dam
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Location
On Gomal river in South Waziristan, Tribal District, West of Tank and D.I.Khan Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Salient Features
  • Type
RCC Curved Gravity Dam  Gomal Zam
  • Height of Dam
437 ft
  • Length of Dam
758 ft
  • Length of Main Canal
60 km
  • Length of Distributaries
369 km
  • Gross Storage
1.140 MAF
  • Live Storage  
0.892 MAF
  • Command Area
163,000 Acres
  • Discharge (Main Canal)
24 cumecs
  • Design Discharge (Waran Canal)
6 cumecs      
  • Command Area (Waran Canal)
28,214 Acres
  • Power Generation
17.4 MW / 90.9 GWh

Donor Agency

Govt. of Pakistan / USAID

Consultants

Management Consultants, a Joint Venture of NDC, Lahmeyer, BAK, EEI and ECIL

Contractor

GZD-02 (Dam, Hydropower and Irrigation Component)
  • M/s FWO
  • M/s Sindohydro
  • M/s AREAA                   (previously TEKSER)

GZD-03 (Waran Canal System)

  • M/s FWO
  • M/s Sarwar Constructor (Pvt) Ltd
  • M/s Shah Baba Construction
  • M/s Shaukat Khan & Co.
Commencement Date

July 2002

(After halt of 2 ½ years due to kidnapping & killing of Chinese personnel in Oct 2004 resulting in termination of Contract in April 2006), Contract re-awarded to M/s FWO on 09.03.2007 at a cost of           Rs. 10,400.634 Million (equivalent to US$ 171.06300 Million))

Completion Date

In Operation since June 2013

(Waran Canal System & Minors – September 2019)              

Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Original PC-I Cost (31.08.2001) 7,865.000 4,964.000 12,829.000
1st Revised PC-I Cost (06.03.2014) 9,904.118 10,721.882 20,626.000
PSDP Allocation for 2019-2020 - 1.000 1.000
  • Physical Progress         Substantially Completed (Waran Canal 98.78% Completed)
Incharge of the Project
Mr. Mehmood Shah
CE/PD Gomal Zam Dam
Contact No. 0092-966-854353
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