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 Rock-Fill Dam
Height of Dam 190 m (625 Ft)
Gross Storage Capacity 8.50 MAF
Live Storage Capacity 5.50 MAF
Power Generation 640MW
Scope Of work Feasibility Study
Execution by WAPDA
Donor Agency From WAPDA own resources
Commencement Date -
Completion Date -
Financial Status Local (Rs. Million) FEC (Rs. Million) Total  (Rs. Million)
Approved PC-II Cost 159.583 - 159.583
PSDP Allocation FY 2018-19 - - -


  • 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.

 Incharge of the Project

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

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