Murunj Dam Project

Murunj Dam Project

The Project is proposed across Kaha Nullah at about 116 km West of District Rajanpur.
Salient Features
  • Type of Dam

Earth Core Rock Fill  
  • Height of Dam

107 ft.
  • Gross Storage

0.80 MAF
  • Live Storage

0.60 MAF
  • GCA  

120,000 Acres
  • Power Generation

12 MW

Scope of Work

Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design and Preparation of Tender Documents

Execution by


Donor Agency

Govt. of Pakistan

Commencement Date


Completion Date


Financial Status (Rs. Million)

Local Foreign Total

Approved PC-I Cost (03.09.2009)

349.956 - 349.956

PSDP Allocation for 2021-2022

254.236 - 254.236


  • WAPDA Authority in its meeting held on April 24, 2020 accorded approval to award contract for Consultancy Services to M/s NESPAK - JV. Contract Agreement signed between WAPDA and      M/s NESPAK-JV on 20.05.2020.
  • Topographic Survey of Darrah site (Barrage Site), Mud Kund site (Dam site) and reservoir area completed.
  • Geotechnical investigations & Geological mapping at Darrah site completed.
  • Geotechnical investigations & Geological mapping at Mud Kund site in progress.
  • Flow & sediments measurements at Darrah Site are being carried out by SWHP, WAPDA.
  • Collection of soil and water samples from command area has been completed.
  • The Consultants have surveyed for barrow areas for riprap, coarse & fine aggregates for further investigation and tests.
Incharge of the Project      
Engr. Muhammad Abid Sheikh
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717



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