Location: On Harpo Nullah, a left tributary of Indus River about 75 km north west of Skardu District,  Gilgit-Baltistan and 670 km North-east of Islamabad.
Salient Features

Installed Capacity

34.5 MW  HARPO

Annual Energy

170 GWh


To Generate Electricity
Execution By WAPDA

Scope of Work

Detailed Engineering Design, Preparation of tender document & Construction Supervision
Consultants Phase-I: (Detailed Engineering Design & Preparation of Tender Documents) JV of Tractebel Engineering GmbH, Germany and National Development Consultants, Pakistan
Phase-II: (Construction and Commissioning of Lot-1, Lot-2, Lot-3 & Lot-4) will commence after Phase-I.
Contractor -
Commencement Date June 20, 2019
Completion Date

Phase-I: June 2021

Phase-II: 48 months after Phase-I

Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Approved PC-I Cost (28.03.2014) 3,420.188 6,102.613 9,522.801



• The feasibility study was completed by WAPDA with technical collaboration of GTZ of Germany in the year 2002. Updation of the feasibility study was completed in December 2011 by Grant Assistance from KfW.
• ECNEC approved PC-I amounting to Rs. 9,522.801 Million on 28.03.2014.
• M/s KfW Germany and AFD France signed Loan Agreement with EAD (GoP) for € 20 million & €50 million on 20.12.2013 & 02.04.2014 respectively.
• WAPDA & Govt of Gilgit-Baltistan signed Development & Operation Agreement for the implementation of the project on 23.12.2015. Accordingly, WAPDA will act as Executing Agency and Ministry of Kashmir Affairs & Gilgit-Baltistan will act as a sponsoring agency.
• The Consultancy Agreement for Detailed Engineering Design & Preparation of Tender Documents signed with Harpo Consultants (JV of Tractebel Engineering GmbH, Germany (former Lahmeyer International GmbH) and National Development Consultants, Pakistan) on 26.04.2019.
• Letter to Commence Consultancy Services issued on 17.06.2019, which commenced w.e.f June 20, 2019.

Incharge of the Project

Mr. Muhammad Amin

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


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