Hingol Dam Project

Hingol Dam Project

On Hingol River at a distance about 19 km on North of Makran Coastal Highway and about 248 km from North-West of Karachi in Lasbela District of Balochistan.
Salient Features
  • Type of Dam

Earth & Rockfill  hingol
  • Height of Dam

174 ft
  • Gross Storage

1.206 MAF
  • Live Storage

0.658 MAF
  • CCA  

65,000 Acres
  • Power Generation

1.37 MW (5.6 GWh)

Execution by


Scope of Work

Detailed Engineering Design
Donor Agency Govt. of Pakistan
Commencement Date -
Completion Date Study period 12 months
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Original PC-II Cost 421.372 - 421.372
PSDP Allocation 2021-2022 50.000 - 50.000


  • Feasibility study completed by M/s NESPAK in 1992-93. 
  • Detailed Engineering Design and Tender documents of Hingol Dam Project with Dam Site at Aghor, 1 km u/s of Makran Coastal Highway Bridge completed in 2009.
  • Hindu Community raised objections due to submergence of their Holy Places. Hence, the site of the proposed dam was shifted 16 km upstream of Aghor Site.
  • On the directions of MoWR, WAPDA submitted position paper regarding subject project for consideration in next DDWP meeting.
  • DDWP meeting held on 10.08.2020 wherein subject project was approved. Allocation & release of funds awaited.
  • WAPDA vide letter dated 05.03.2021 requested MoWR for allocation / release of
    Rs. 25 million in FY 2020-21 to initiate preparatory works.
  • WAPDA vide letter dated 08.03.2021 requested NBP, Lahore for consent regarding opening of assignment account.
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) document for procurement of Consultancy Services for Detailed Engineering Design, preparation of Tender Documents & PC-I has been reviewed / vetted by concerned WAPDA formations and is under finalization.
  • MoWR has accorded Administrative Approval of the project on March 16, 2021.
  • Request for Proposal (RFP) document for procurement of Consultancy Services was advertised in leading English/Urdu newspaper on 06.05.2021 with proposal submission date as 15.06.2021.    Pre-Proposal meeting held was on 27.05.2021 to address the queries of consultancy firms.
  • Proposal submission date was extended upto June 30, 2021.
  • Proposals received on June 30, 2021. Nine (09) Firms/JV submitted the proposals. Technical Evaluation is in progress.
Incharge of the Project      
Engr. Muhammad Abid Sheikh
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717
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