THAKOT HYDROPOWER PROJECT
Updated as on 15.04.2014

Location
Thakot dam site is located in a narrow section of Indus River, about 3 km downstream of Besham Qila. Distance from Islamabad is about 240 km.
SCOPE OF WORK
Preparation of Feasibility
OBJECTIVES / BENEFITS-
To design a power house of 4000 MW Hydropower Project to produce mean annual hydroelectricity of 21000 GWh.
DATE OF COMMENCEMENT
April, 2014
DATE OF COMPLETION
March, 2014
PROJECT COST AS PER PC-II
Pak. Rs. 719.628 million.
SALIENT FEATURES
Installed Capacity (MW) 4000
Gross Head (m) 198
Design Discharge mł/Sec 2900
Mean Annual Energy (GWh) 22000
Height of Dam (m) 60
Length of Power Tunnel (km) 28
No. Type of Turbines 8, Francis
Estimated Project Cost US$ 06 Billion
PRESENT STATUS / PROGRESS  
  • Identified by MONENCO in “Inventory and Ranking Study” in November 1984.

  • Capacity reviewed and updated by Hydro Planning Organization (HPO), WAPDA.

  • Firms JV’s were invited through media to join the process of EOI.8-Nos firms submitted EOI Documents on 10.10.2012.

  • After evaluation for pre-qualification and RFP was issued to the short listed firms on 11.12.2012.

  • 6-Nos firms submitted RFP documents on 07.03.2013.

  • Evaluation process of proposal has been made by the by the Committee and Authority accorded approval for technical evaluation on 27.12.2013 and for combined evaluation on 31.03.2014.

INCHARGE OF THE PROJECT

Muhammad Shoaib Iqbal
General Manager (Hydro) Planning,
WAPDA, Sunny View, Lahore
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717
Cell No. 0300-9430072