Nai Gaj Dam
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Nai Gaj Dam

On Gaj River in the gorge area at the edge of Kirthar range at about 65 km (40 miles) north-west of Dadu city in Sindh Province
Salient Features
  • Type of Dam
Earth Core Rock Fill Dam  nai gaj
  • Height of Dam
194 ft
  • Gross Storage
300,000 AF
  • Live Storage  
160,000 AF
  • CCA
28,800 Acres
  • Power Generation
4.2 MW
Execution by WAPDA
Supervision Consultants JV of M/s Techno International (Pvt.) Ltd & HPE
Contractor The contract for remaining works yet to be awarded
Commencement Date May 2012
Completion Date

2 years (after award of contract for Construction of Balance work of the project)

Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Approved PC-I Cost (03.09.2009) 16,924.000 - 16,924.000
1st  Revised PC-I Cost (16.08.2012) 26,236.030 - 26,236.030
PSDP Allocation 2021-2022 5,000.000 - 5,000.000
  • Physical Progress                     51%


  • The Contract was terminated on 14.09.2018.
  • The Procurement Process for the Construction of Leftover/ Remaining work of Nai Gaj Dam Project was initiated and Technical bids were opened on 09.05.2019. However, the maximum permissible period of Bid Validity was expired on 04.05.2020 due to non-approval of 2nd Revised PC-I, hence the Authority annulled the bidding process under the provisions of Bidding Documents and PPRA rules in its meeting dated 09.06.2020.
  • 2nd Revised PC-I of the Project has now been approved by ECNEC at rationalized cost of Rs. 46,980.35 Million in its meeting held on 11.03.2021.

Incharge of the Project

Engr. Muhammad Farhat Kamal

General Manager (Projects) South

Contact No. 0092-25-9200418


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