Keyal Khwar Hydropower Project

Keyal Khwar Hydropower Project

The Project is located on Keyal Khwar Nallah, a right bank tributary of Indus River in Lower Kohistan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa situated at a distance of 310 km from Islamabad on Karakaram Highway
Salient Features
  • Gross Head
732 m  
  • Installed Capacity
128 MW
  • Annual Energy
418 GWh                              


To Generate Electricity

Execution by

Consultants Keyal Hydropower Consultants (KHC), JV of Lahmeyer Int., NDC and EASE-PAK

Civil Works

Contract terminated and Re-tendering in process      

E&M Works

Re-tendering for KKHPP-03 is under process.

Donor Agencies KfW Germany, European Investment Bank (EIB)
Commencement Date August 2016
Completion Date Contract terminated on 08.12.2017
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Original PC-I Cost (07.01.2004) 4,034.881 3,032.080 7,066.961
1st Revised PC-I Cost (12.09.2014) 16,814.870 10,988.140 27,803.010
2nd Revised PC-I Cost (29.01.2016) 16,719.703 9,364.475 26,084.178
PSDP Allocation 2021-2022            634.000 450.000 1,084.000


  • Detailed Engineering Design completed in December 2011.
  • The Contract for Civil & Hydraulic Steel Works terminated due to non-performance of Civil Works Contractor on 08.12.2017. The Contractor has handed over the entire Project to the Employer on 30.01.2018.
  • WAPDA requested M/s KfW for issuance of “No Objection” to proceed with bidding process of the Civil Works Contract.
  • 3rd Revised PC-I, amounting to Rs. 49,672.79 Million was submitted to CEA/CFFC (MoWR) on 13.01.2021. After scrutiny by the Chief Engineering Advisor, 3rd revised PC-I was submitted to Ministry of Water Resources on 26.01.2021. Last observations of MoWR on were attended on 13.07.2021 and updated PC-I (3rd Revised) has been submitted accordingly.

Contract KKHPP-02 (Civil Works)

  • Out of 22 companies who purchased the PQ documents, only 04 Numbers PQ applications were received from International Bidders on due date of 29.01.2021
  • KHC submitted Evaluation Report for Pre-qualification of Civil Works Contract, on 18.05.2021, which is under process of review/vetting by WAPDA.
  • KHC submitted updated Pre-Qualification and Tender Schedule for Civil Works Contract on 28.07.2021.

Contract KKHPP-03 (Civil Works)

  • Submission and opening meeting of Pre-Qualification Application was held on 21.05.2021, in which 09 Applicants submitted their PQ application.
  • KHC submitted updated Pre-Qualification and Tender Schedule for E&M Contract on 28.07.2021.



Incharge of the Project

Engr. Abdul Razzaq
Chief Engineer/Project Director Keyal HPP
Contact No. 0092-57-2640628

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