Mangla Dam Raising
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Mangla Dam Raising

Mangla District Mirpur Azad Jammu & Kashmir.
Salient Features
  • Height

30 feet raising from 1,234 ft. to 1,264 ft.

(40 ft. raise in water level)

 mangla dam raising
  • Additional Storage Capacity
2.88 MAF
  • Additional Power

644 GWh per annum                   (12% of existing generation)

Scope of Work
  • To regain the reservoir capacity lost due to sedimentation.
  • To store more water for irrigation releases.
  • To minimize conservation of flood discharges and thereby enhance Irrigation releases.
  • To enhance the annual generation of electricity.
Executing Agency WAPDA
Consultants MJV (a JV of NESPAK (lead firm) with ACE, BARQAAB, Binnie Black & VEATCH (UK), MWH (USA)
Contractor CWE-CRFG / JV M/s Gammon, Sarwar JV, Habib Rafiq (Pvt.) Ltd, DESCON            
Commencement Date June 2004
Completion Date

December 2009 (Civil Works)

Expected June 2020 (Resettlement Works)                                          


Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Original PC-I Cost 52,875.000 9,678.000 62,553.000
Revised PC-I Cost (23.09.2014) 96,855.000 - 96,855.000
PSDP Allocation for 2019-2020 141.824 - 141.824


• 2nd Revised PC-I for Rs. 111,238.82 Million submitted to MoWR on 10.08.2017 and further forwarded to MoPD&R on 10.05.2018.
• MoPD&R vide letter dated 10.07.2019 informed MoWR that the 2nd Revised PC-I of MDRP is returned and deleted from the pending list. However, MoWR vide OM dated 30.07.2019 proposed MoPD&R to constitute a committee comprising representations of CEA MoWR, Planning Commission, and Finance Division to look into reservations mentioned in WAPDA letter dated 03.06.2019 and suggest the closure of the project in an appropriate manner.
• A meeting was held on 12.09.2019 under Chairmanship of Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission attended by Secretary & Joint Secretary, MoWR & representatives of WAPDA regarding 2nd Revised PC-I of MDRP wherein it was decided that PC-I will be forwarded to CDWP for consideration without enhanced compensation cost.
• WAPDA submitted the working for 2nd Revised PC-I by excluding the decretal amount (as per the decision of Planning Commission) to MoWR vide letter dated 17.12.2019.
• MoWR vide letter dated 02.01.2020 requested WAPDA to furnish the updated 2nd Revised PC-I after incorporating the deliberations of the meeting of the stakeholders, which is yet to be arranged by the Ministry.

Physical Progress 99.49% (Resettlement Works 96.10%)

Incharge of the Project

Mr. Abdul Majeed Sheikh
Chief Engineer (MDO/MDRP)
Contact No. 0092-544-671055

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