Nai Gaj Dam

Nai Gaj Dam


Location: On Gaj River in the gorge area at the edge of Kirthar range at about 65 km (40 miles) north-west of Dadu city in Sindh Province.
Salient Features
 Dam Type Earth Core Rock Fill Dam
 Height of Dam 194 ft
 Gross Storage Capacity 300,000 AF
 Live Storage Capacity 160,000 AF
 CCA 28,800 Acres
 Power Generation 4.2 MW (will be developed under PPP mode)
Execution by WAPDA
Supervision Consultants JV M/s Techno Consult International. (Pvt.) Ltd in association with Hydro Power Engineering
Contractor Contract for remaining works yet to be awarded
Commencement Date May, 2012
Completion Date

December 2020

(Subject to award of contract for Construction of Balance work of the project) 

Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs.Million) Total (Rs. Million)
Original PC-I Cost 16,924.000  - 16,924.000
1st Revised PC-I Cost 26,236.03   26,236.03
PSDP Allocation FY 2018-19 4,00.00   4,00.000



  Overall Physical Progress is 51%.        

  • The contract was terminated on 14.09.2018. Retendering in progress.
  • 2nd Revised PC-I of the project amounting to Rs 47,732.560 Million has been updated and submitted to MoWR on 24.12.2018 for approval of a competent forum.
  • MoWR forwarded the 2nd revised PC-I to Ministry of Planning, Development & Reforms on 31.12.2018 for obtaining approval from CDWP/ECNEC.
  • The PC-I was discussed in ECNEC on 25.01.2019 and deferred due to decide on cost-sharing by Govt. of Sindh.
  • The procurement process for the leftover/ remaining works of Nai Gaj Dam Project is in progress. The technical bid opened on 09.05.2019 and evaluation of the same is underway.

Incharge of the Project

Engr. Muhammad Farhat Kamal
Chief Engineer/PD
Nai Gaj Dam Project
Contact No. 0314-2860008

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