Phandar HydroPower Project

Phandar HydroPower Project

On Ghizer River near Phandar Lake to Chhashi Gol, 160 km North-West of Gilgit-Chitral Road and 772 km from Islamabad. 
Salient Features
  • Installed Capacity
80 MW  phandar
  • Annual Energy
374 GWh                               
  • Objectives
To Generate Electricity

Scope of Work

Construction of  Project including 170 km Transmission Line
Consultants A JV of FHC Consulting Engineers (Lead Firm), Techno Consult, Electra Consultants In Association with Scott Wilson Limited, UK.
Contractor -
Commencement Date -
Completion Date -
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Approved PC-II Cost (30.04.2007) 120.370 - 120.370
PSDP Allocation 2019-2020 - - -


  • Detailed Engineering Design & Preparation of Tender Document of the project was completed in 2013.
  • Updated PC-I amounting to Rs. 17,251.50 Million has been prepared by incorporating Confidence Building Measures and Security Cost as per directives of Ministry.
  • Project would be taken up after arrangement of financing from donor agencies/Gilgit Baltistan Govt. and PC-I will be submitted accordingly.
  • WAPDA will implement the project as a deposit work, whereas GB Govt. will be sponsoring agency.
Incharge of the Project     
Engr. Muhammad Abid Sheikh
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717         
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