Updated as on 14.10.2014
Location The project is located on Duber Khwar River, right bank tributary of Indus River near Pattan District Kohistan in Khyber Pakhtun Khwa province at a distance of 340 km from Islamabad.
Scope of Work Reservoir, weir structure, power intake, sand trap, headrace tunnel, surge tank, pressure tunnels, shafts, power house (130 MW), tailrace & 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)


Oct  2008

June 2013

Project Cost                              (As per Rev PC-I)

(Million Rs)




8068.655 8255.821 16324.476
Salient Features Design Discharge 29 m3/s
Gross Head 535 m
Headrace Tunnel Length 4.873 km
Installed Capacity 130 MW
Energy per annum 595 GWh
Present Status / Progress
  • The power house is in commercial operation since 17.03.2014.
  • Total generation upto 30.09.2014 is 460.616 MkWh.
Incharge of the Project Name:         Engr. Jehan Zeb
Designation: Resident Engineer
Address:      Duber Khwar Hydel Power Station
                  WAPDA, Besham
Contact No.  092-996-400106