Shyok Dam Multipurpose Project

Shyok Dam Multipurpose Project

On Shyok River about 3 km upstream of Khaplu Town, Ghanche District, which is under the administration of Baltistan Division, Gilgit Baltistan.
Salient Features
  • Dam Type

Earth Core Rockfill Dam  
  • Dam Height

625 ft.
  • Gross Storage

8.50 MAF
  • Live Storage

5.50 MAF
  • Installed Capacity

640 MW

Scope of Work

Feasibility Study



Donor Agency

From WAPDA’s own resources

Commencement Date

March 2016

Completion Date

November 2019

Financial Status (Rs. Million)

Local Foreign Total

Approved PC-II Cost (28.10.2013)

159.583 - 159.583

PSDP Allocation 2018-2019

- - -


  • PC-II for Feasibility Study of Shyok Dam amounting to Rs. 285.292 Million submitted to MoWR on November 03, 2011.
  • CDWP on 28.10.2013 approved the project at a reduced cost of Rs. 159.583 Million by excluding Consultancy, WAPDA Overheads and Security Cost. WAPDA will carry out Feasibility from       in-house sources.
  • All investigations, Environmental and Social Economic related data have been collected/completed. Feasibility Study is in progress using WAPDA in-house capacity/resources,.
Incharge of the Project      
Mr. Muhammad Amin
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717
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