Basho Hydropower Project
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Basho Hydropower Project

On Basho Lungma (Nullah) near Basho Village, 45 km downstream of Skardu Town. Basho Lungma is a left tributary of Indus River and is 704 km from Islamabad. (Gilgit-Baltistan)
Salient Features
  • Design Discharge
5.0 m3/sec  basho
  • Gross Head
974 m
  • Installed Capacity
40 MW
  • Annual Energy
165 GWh                               
  • Objectives
To Generate Electricity


  • Feasibility Study was completed in year 2002.
  • Contract Agreement for Updation of Feasibility Study between M/s Afd and M/s Sogreah signed on May 28, 2011 and Consultants mobilized in June, 2011.
  • Updating of Feasibility Study was completed in 2011 with Grant Assistance of AFD in
  • EPA-GB has asked for re-submission of fresh IEE Report of Basho HPP without reservoir option which will be taken for Detailed Engineering Design. Re-submission of fresh IEE Report of Basho HPP will be submitted to EPA GB Govt. on 29.05.2013 for review and subsequent approval and issuance of NOC.
  • Donor agencies AFD & KfW have envisaged to implement Harpo & Basho in phased approach, considering one hydropower project & transmission line in Phase-I, Phase-II will be realized later. Harpo will be taken up in Phase-I.
  • PC-I has been updated by incorporating Confidence Building Measures and security cost and will be submitted to MoWR.
Incharge of the Project      
Engr. Muhammad Abid Sheikh
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717
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