Rainee Canal Project
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Rainee Canal Project

Location: Off takes from the Left Bank of River Indus Upstream of Guddu Barrage and flows in Ghotki, Sukkur and Khairpur Districts of the Province of Sindh.
 Salient   Features

Length of Main Canal: 175 km
(110 km in Phase-I)
Canal Capacity: 5,155 cusecs
Length of Branches Distributaries and Minors: 609 km(128 km in Phase-I)
Command Area: 412,400 acres (113,690 acres under Phase-I)

Scope of Work To provide seasonal/flood irrigation supplies up to 5,155 cusecs to 412,400 acres of Rainee track of Nara Region for agriculture and storage lakes. It would include construction 175 km of Main Canal and 609 km lined distributaries/minor along with allied structures.
Execution by WAPDA
Consultants M/s BARQAAB Consulting Services (Pvt) Ltd. (Phase-I)
 Contractors M/s Friends Eng. Co., Ramzan & Sons, DESCON, SMC & SKB-KNK JV
 Commencement   Date October 2002
Completion Date 

June 2014 (Phase I)

Financial Status(Rs. Million) Local  Foreign Total (Rs. Million)
Original PC-I   Cost (18.02.2004) 18,862.000 - 18,862.000

PC-I Phase-I Cost 

17,643.000 - 17,643.000
PSDP Allocation for 2021-2022                                                              1,672.236 - 1,672.236

                                        Physical Progress 100%  Completed



  • The Revised PC-I amounting to Rs. 43,986 Million (Phase-I Rs.20,473 Million & Phase-II Rs. 23,513 Million) submitted to Ministry of Water & Power Islamabad on 20.02.2014 for obtaining approval of ECNEC.
  • The rehabilitation / O&M works will be carried out by Irrigation Department GoS from the funds to be provided by WAPDA, after approval of 1st Revised PC-I of Phase-I by ECNEC.
  • 1st Revised PC-I of (Phase-I) has been approved by ECNEC in meeting held on 26.05.2021.


Incharge of the Project
Engr. Mir Ahmed Bajkani
Superintending Engineer/ Project Director
Rainee Canal Project
Contact No. 0092-0722-679413

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