GREATER THAL CANAL PROJECT

Location

Eastern part of Thal Doab within the boundaries of Bhakkar, Layyah, Khushab and Jhang Districts of Punjab.

Main Canal Length 35 KM (Whole in Phase-I)
Off take Point RD 180 of Chashma Jehlum Link Canal near AdhiKot.
Canal Capacity 8500 Cusecs
Branch Canals 344 KM (Phase-I Mankera Branch 65 KM
Area to benefit 1.976 Million Acres (Phase-I, 0.405 Million Acres)
Approved PC-I Cost Rs.30,467 Million
Commencement 16.08.2001
Completion 31.12.2008 (Phase-I)
30.06.2013 (Whole Project)
Project benefits Rs.5 Billion per year on completion of whole project.
Present Status 
  • Phase-1 is almost completed.
  • Phase-1 of GTCP has been completed and handed over to I&P Department Government of Punjab for further Operation and Maintenance. .
Greater Thal Canal completed Handover to Punjab Government.
LOCATION MAP Attached
Location Map of Water Sector Projects