Nai Gaj Dam

Nai Gaj Dam

On Gaj River in the gorge area at the edge of Kirthar range at about 65 km (40 miles) north-west of Dadu city in Sindh Province
Salient Features
  • Type of Dam
Earth Core Rock Fill Dam  nai gaj
  • Height of Dam
194 ft
  • Gross Storage
300,000 AF
  • Live Storage  
160,000 AF
  • CCA
28,800 Acres
  • Power Generation
4.2 MW
Execution by WAPDA
Supervision Consultants JV of M/s Techno International (Pvt.) Ltd & HPE
Contractor Contract for remaining works yet to be awarded
Commencement Date May 2012
Completion Date

June 2021

(Subject to award of contract for Construction of Balance work of the project)

Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Approved PC-I Cost (03.09.2009) 16,924.000 - 16,924.000
1st  Revised PC-I Cost (16.08.2012) 26,236.030 - 26,236.030
PSDP Allocation 2019-2020 1,590.000 - 1,590.000
  • Physical Progress                     51%


  • The Contract was terminated on 14.09.2018. Retendering in progress.
  • 2nd Revised PC-I of the Project amounting to Rs 47,732.560 Million has been updated and submitted to MoWR on 24.12.2018 for approval of competent forum.
  • MoWR forwarded the 2nd revised PC-I to Ministry of Planning, Development & Reforms on 31.12.2018 for obtaining approval from CDWP/ECNEC.
  • In CDWP meeting held on 10.01.2019, the project was recommended for consideration of the ECNEC at rationalized cost of Rs. 46,980.350 Million.
  • The PC-I was discussed in ECNEC on 25.01.2019 and deferred due to decision on cost sharing by Govt. of Sindh.
  • Procurement process for the left over/ remaining works of Nai Gaj Dam Project is in progress. Technical bid opened on 09.05.2019 and evaluation of the same is underway. Contract will be awarded subject to approval of 2nd Revised PC-I.
 Incharge of the Project
Engr. Muhammad Farhat Kamal
Chief Engineer/Project Director Nai Gaj Dam Project
Contact No. 0092-25-9200418
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