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
Consultants M/s ILF of Germany POYRY, ACE
Contractor -
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 the 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.

  • ADB has shown interest for financing the implementation of the project on conventional mode.

Incharge of the Project

Shahid Mahmood
General Manager (Hydro) Planning,
WAPDA, Sunny View, Lahore
Contact No.0092-42-99202717
Cell No.0300-5604910

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