Dasu Hydropower Project

Dasu Hydropower Project

Location
7-km upstream of Dasu Town on Indus River, 74 km downstream of Diamer Bhasha Dam and 350 km from Islamabad.
Salient Features
  • Dam Height
242 m  
  • Dam Type
RCC Gravity Dam
  • Design Discharge 
2,600 m3/sec
  • Installed Capacity
4,320 MW (Stage-I: 2,160 MW)
  • No. of Units 
12 Nos. Francis Turbines
  • Annual Energy
21,485 GWh                              

Consultants

                                   

DHC JV, M/s Nippon Koei (Japan) Lead Firm
M/s Dolsar (Turkey) with local sub-consultants of M/s DMC,
M/s NDC & M/s PES (Consultancy Services for Construction Supervision & Management Support)

Contractors

M/s China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) (Main Works Contractor)

Commencement Date (Stage-I) June 23, 2017
Completion Date (Stage-I) As per PC-I March 2020 /
Expected May 2027 (delayed due to land & security issues)
May 2026 (COD) (1st Unit Commissioning)
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
PC-I Stage-I Cost (Nov 2019) (due to revised Land Cost) 292,432.610 218,547.500

510,980.110

 

PSDP Allocation 2022-2023 55,383.000 3,000.000 55,383.000
 

Status:The physical Progress of various contracts is listed as below:

Contract Package Contractor / Name of Contract Progress / Status
MW-01 Construction of RCC Dam and Allied Hydraulic Structures.
M/s China Gezhouba Group Co. Ltd. (CGGC).
18.40%
MW-02

Construction of U/Ground Powerhouse and Allied Hydraulic Structures.
M/s China Gezhouba Group Co. Ltd. (CGGC).

7.40%
KKH-01 Construction of Right Bank Access Road.
M/s China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC).       
32.40%
RAR-01 Construction of Right Bank Access Road.
M/s China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC).
97.90%
TL-01 Construction of 132 kV transmission line from Dubair to Dasu.
M/s Power Construction Corporation of China Ltd. (PCCC).
88.90%
LBRV-11 Resettlement Site (M/s Zhongmei Engineering Group Ltd.) 37.80%
LBRV-12 Resettlement Site (M/s Zhongmei Engineering Group Ltd.) 23.20%
PCI-01R Project Colony & Infrastructure (M/s CGICOP (China)) 67.30%
Dasu-RV Resettlement Site (M/s Khyber Grace (Pvt.) Ltd.) 39.20%
Dasu (EM-01)  Electro-Mechanical Works (M/s GE-PC JV) 4.40%
RAR-02 Construction of Right Bank Access Road from Dam site to Uttergah
M/s China Gezhouba Group Company Ltd. (CGGC).
1.10%
KKH-02 (Relocation of Karakoram Highway RD 25+200 to RD 62+213).
M/s China Gezhouba Group Company Ltd. (CGGC).
1.00%

Floods Damages 2022
• Intense monsoon rains triggered a series of unprecedented flash flood events in Uchar Nullah w.e.f July 24, 2022 to August 29 2022 that also raised the water level in the Indus River.
• These floods caused damages to the Contractor's temporary facilities. Inlet dyke of Diversion Tunnels overtopped. Construction activities on Main Works are suspended. Dewatering of Tunnels is in progress.

STATUS OF LAND ACQUISITION

  • Original land required for Project                                     9,875 Acres
  • Revised land required for Project                                     5,055 Acres
  • Land Acquired/ In-Possession                                          4,630 Acres
Physical Progress             14.19%

 

Incharge of the Project
Mr. Anwar-ul-Haq
General Manager/Project Director Dasu HPP
Contact No. 0092-998-407007
 

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Resettlement Site (M/s Khyber Grace (Pvt.) Ltd.)

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