On Indus River about 3 km upstream of village Patan, 5km downstream of Keyal Khwar in KP Province. The Power house is situated on the left bank near Patan Village, and 305 km from Islamabad.

Salient Features

  • Installed Capacity
2,400 MW  patan
  • Annual Energy
12,500 GWh
  • Objectives
To Generate Electricity
Scope of Work Preparation of Feasibility Study
Consultants JV of Lahmeyer International (Lead Firm), NDC & PES
Contractor -
Commencement Date Aug. 2013
Completion Date June 2017
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Approved PC-II Cost (17.09.2009) 373.731 357.502 731.233


  • Feasibility study of the project was completed in December 2015.
  • PC-II for Detailed Engineering Design, preparation of Tender Document and PC-I amounting to      Rs. 1,339.707 Million is under process with Ministry of Water Resources 21.02.2019.
  • Asian Development Bank has shown interest in Project Appraisal and Financing.
  • WAPDA has requested Secretary Ministry of Water Resources on 13.09.2019 to approach EAD for arranging Project Rediness Financing upto US$ 8 million from ADB for Detailed Engineering Design of the project.
  • MoWR raised certain observations during the examination of Concept Clearance of Patan Hydropower Project and requested for Comprehensive future plan of developments of hydropower projects vide latter dated 06.11.2020. WAPDA has replied to observations of MoWR vide its letter dated 30.11.2020.
  • WAPDA intimated MoWR vide letter dated 16.02.2021 that “IHD on the subject was held on 20.01.2021, as per Chairman WAPDA’s directions, project priority is to be finalized and will be shared with MoWR shortly”.   
Incharge of the Project     
Engr. Muhammad Abid Sheikh
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717         
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