Naulong Dam
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Naulong Dam

On Mula River at Sunt about 30 km from Gandawa City in District Jhal Magsi of Balochistan Province.
Salient Features
  • Type of Dam
Zone Earth fill  naulong
  • Height of Dam
186 ft.
  • Length of Dam
2,996 ft.
  • Gross Storage
242,163 AF
  • Live Storage  
199,956 AF
  • CCA
47,000 Acres
  • Power Generation
4.4 MW
Execution by WAPDA
Supervision Consultants Consortium of M/s PES – ACE – BARQAAB – DMC
Contractor -
Commencement Date -
Completion Date 36 months after commencement
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Approved PC-I Cost (03.09.2009) 11,699.000 1,326 11,699.000
1st Revised PC-I Cost (16.08.2012) 18,027.091 - 18,027.091
PSDP Allocation 2019-20 800.000 - 800.000
  • Feasibility Study and Detailed Engineering Design completed in 2009.
  • MoWR placed embargo on the expenditure of the project on 14.03.2017. WAPDA vide letter dated 17.05.2018 requested Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources to remove the embargo on expenditure on the project for release of PSDP funds.
  • A meeting was held under the chairmanship of Secretary EAD on 02.08.2018 wherein it was informed that the financing of the Project through ADB is expected in 2020 as standby Project in ADB Country Business Plan 2019-2021.
  • 2nd Revised PC-I amounting to Rs. 28,465 Million submitted to Ministry of Water Resources on 14.12.2018 and forwarded to Ministry of Planning Development & Reforms on 26.02.2019.
  • MoPD&R vide Office Memorandum dated 10th May, 2019 requested ACS (Development), P&D, GoB to confirm its commitment of undertaking Command Area Development Works by confirming allocation for the said component in their provincial ADP.
  • ACS (Dev.) GoB vide letter dated 04.11.2019 confirmed their commitment for undertaking Command Area Development Works and its allocation already reflected in Provincial PSDP 2019-20. ACS (Dev.) has also confirmed for payment of the land acquisition, resettlement and security arrangements cost and other actionable points on the part of GoB as desired by EAD/ ADB.
  • The updated 2nd Revised PC-I was discussed in CDWP meeting held on 01.01.2020 wherein CDWP has recommended the subject PC-I to ECNEC at an updated cost of Rs.28,465 Million including FEC of Rs.6,927 Million with the condition that “Command Area Development Works will be included in current PC-I cost and will be executed by WAPDA. CDWP has further decided that the cost of land acquisition, compensation, resettlement, security arrangements and IDC components will be borne by GoB. A modified PC-I based on the studies will be submitted to Planning Commission”.
  • ACS (Development) GoB has been requested on 25.02.2020 to direct the concerned departments to share all the relevant data/detailed working of Command Area Development Works of the Project.
Incharge of the Project
Mr. Aijaz Hussain Memon
Project Director                   
Naulong Dam Project
Contact No. 0092-74-4753330
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