Hingol Dam Project

Hingol Dam Project

On Hingol River at a distance about 19 km on North of Makran Costal 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 Jan 2010
Completion Date -
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Original PC-II Cost 272.824 - 272.824



  • 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.
  • A meeting was held on 01.09.2016 between WAPDA and Project Consultants wherein it was decided that:
  • Project Consultants will revise the scope of work and complete the Detailed Engineering Design of the Project as per Consultancy agreement.
  • WAPDA will arrange the financing for the Project and clear the pending liabilities of the Consultants after verification of their invoices and approval of PC-II Proforma.
  • Consultants will take up this additional assignment after clearance of their pending liabilities.
  • On directions of MoWR, WAPDA requested Govt. of Balochistan on 28.12.2017 to accord priority to the project.
  • On the order of Balochistan High Court, Govt. of Balochistan issued NOC/Project Priority in favour of WAPDA to carry out Detailed Engineering Design on 08.05.2019.
  • MoWR issued Project authorization and directed to submit updated PC-II on 13.05.2019.
  • Updation of PC-II is in progress and will be submitted to MoWR shortly.

Incharge of the Project      

Mr. Muhammad Amin
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717

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