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SUKLEJI DAM PROJECT (Site-C)

The Sukleji Dam Project is proposed across Sukleji River at about 15 km from mauza Shoran, District Bolan and about 130 km south-west of Sibi, Balochistan.

1. OBJECTIVES

  • Irrigated Agriculture Development
  • Hydropower Generation
  • Flood Mitigation
  • Drinking Water Supply to nearby community
  • Fisheries Development
  • Ground Water Recharge
  • Socio-Economic Uplift of the Area

2.         SALIENT FEATURES

  • Dam Type
Roller Compacted Concrete
  • Dam Height
55 m
  • Dam Length
290 m
  • Catchment Area
2,020 km2
  • Average Annual Inflow
51.0 Mm3 (41,350 AF)
  • Reservoir Area
5.4 km2
  • Gross Storage
51.81 Mm3 (42,000 AF)
  • Culturalable Command Area
4,856 hectares (12,000 acres)
  • Power Generation
1.2 MW (Energy: 6.9 GWh)
  • Current Study
Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design and Preparation of Tender Documents
  • Study Period
18 months
  • Study Cost
Rs. 302.448 Million

3. CURRENT STATUS

  • Feasibility Study of Sukleji Dam Project completed in 2008 under approvedPC-II Proforma. Due to geotechnical issues the Project was not considered technically feasible and economically viable.
  • On the recommendations of Feasibility Study, PC-II Proforma for Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design and Tender Documents at Site-C was submitted to MoW&P on July 30, 2009, which was not approved due tonon-allocation of project priority by Govt. of Balochistan.
  • Government of Balochistan has allocated its priority to the Project and advised to conduct Engineering Studies of Sukleji Dam Project (Site-C) on May 04, 2016.
  • Accordingly, WAPDA requested MoW&P for authorization to update the PC-II of subject Project to cater for the inflation / change in rates since 2009.
  • MoW&P on August 19, 2016 authorized WAPDA to submit the updated PC-II for consideration and approval of the competent forum.
  • PC-II Proforma submitted to WAPDA Standing Review Committee (SRC) on February 08, 2017. SRC cleared the PC-II Proforma on June 06, 2017.