Keyal Khwar Hydropower Project
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Keyal Khwar Hydropower Project

Location: 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 the process)

E&M Works (Re-tendering for KKHPP-03 is under process).

Donor Agency KfW Germany, European Investment Bank (EIB)
Commencement Date August  2016
Completion Date Contract terminated
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 2018-2019              908.000 171.000 1,079.000
  • Detailed Engineering Design report completed in December 2011.
  • The Contract for Civil & Hydraulic Steel Works terminated due to non-performance of Civil Works Contractor on 08.12.2017.
  • WAPDA requested M/s KfW vide letter dated 22.01.2019 for issuance of “NO OBJECTION” to proceed with Bidding process of the Civil Works Contract.
  • The Contractor has handed over the entire Project to the Employer on 30.01.2018.
  • Bidding documents for E&M Works are under preparation.

Physical Progress             9.99% 


Incharge of the Project

Mr. Aijaz Ahmed Pitafi
General Manager (Projects) Northern Areas
Contact No. 0092-57-2640628



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