Updated as on 14.10.2014
Location The project is located on Allai Khwar River, left bank tributary of Indus River near Besham District Battagram in Khyber Pakhtun Khwa province at a distance of 245 km from Islamabad.
Scope of Work Reservoir, weir structure, power intake, sand trap, pressure tunnel, power house (121 MW), tailrace and switchyard
Objectives / Benefits To provide cheaper power to the National Grid
Date of Commencement Original (as per Contract) June  2003
Date of Completion 

Original (as per Contract)

Revised / Expected

June 2007

Jan 2009 / Mar 2013

Project Cost
(as per Rev PC-I  Approved on 29.07.2011)

(Rs. Million)




7312.687 6522.261 13834.948
Salient Features Design Discharge 21 m3/s
Gross Head 692 m
Headrace Tunnel Length 2.366 km
Installed Capacity 121 MW
Energy per annum 463 GWh
Present Status / Progress

- The power house is in commercial operation since 25th March 2013.

       - The power house has supplied 825.739 M kWh to the national grid upto 30.09.2014.

Incharge of the Project Name: Engr. Haji Muhammad
Designation: Resident Engineer (O&M)
Address: Allai Khwar Hydel Power Station
WAPDA, Besham
Contact No. 092-996-400106