Lower Palas Valley

Lower Palas Valley

Location: On the left tributary of Indus River,12 km upstream of Patan Town, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa close to Duber Khwar and 335 km from Islamabad
Salient Features

Installed Capacity

665 MW  lowerplasValley

Annual Energy

2,590 GWh                               


To Generate Electricity

Scope of Work

Implementation of Lower Palas Hydropower Project
Commencement Date -
Completion Date 5 years after commencement
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Approved PC-II Cost (07.03.2005) 83.566 113.118 196.684
  • Feasibility Study of Lower Palas Valley HPP finalized in June 2010 by a Joint Venture of M/s ILF (Germany), Poyry (Austria) and ACE (Pakistan) through grant.
  • PC-I for implementation of the project on PPP mode was submitted to Ministry of Water and Power on 19.06.2014, which was forwarded to Planning Commission on 12.09.2014.
  • Asian Development Bank has shown interest in Technical Appraisal of the Project and to consider the Project into their pipeline for co-financing.
  • ABD has short-listed an Individual Consultant to carryout due-diligence of the Feasibility Study of the project. WAPDA has conveyed its No-Objection to ADB.
  • PC-II for Detailed Engineering Design, preparation of Tender Documents is under finalization, prior to its submission MoWR.

Incharge of the Project

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

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