Location: On Indus River upstream of its confluence with Gilgit river, about 83 km from Gilgit and 610 km from Islamabad. (Gilgit-Baltistan)
Salient Features

Installed Capacity

7,100 MW  bunji

Annual Energy

24,760 GWh                               


To Generate Electricity

Execution by

Consultants JV of Mott Mac Donald Ltd. (Lead Partner), Sogreah, SAS, Nippon Koei Co. Ltd., MM Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd., DMC
Contractor -
Commencement Date -
Completion Date 9 years after commencement
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Revised Approved PC-II Cost (26.05.2011) 2,057.811 33.595 2,091.406
PSDP Allocation 2018-2019 - - -


  • Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design and preparation of Tender Documents completed on 30.09.2013.
  • PC-I was submitted to Ministry of Water & Power on 30.08.2013 at a cost of Rs. 1,328,907 Million for approval.
  • MoWR vide letter dated 20.11.2017 informed WAPDA regarding the efforts made by EAD for arranging financing of the project. No donor agency has yet shown any interest/commitment in financing.


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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