Yulbo HydroPower Project
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Yulbo HydroPower Project

Location:The proposed dam site is located about 6 km upstream of Silbu and Hilbu villages, about 1.0 km downstream of Astaknala. The powerhouse site is to be located 15 km downstream of dam site and 630 km from Islamabad.
Salient Features                                                                                                                
Dam Type Rock-Fill with Concrete Face or Concrete Gravity Dam
Power Generation 2,800 MW
Annual Generation 11,400 GWh
Execution by WAPDA
Commencement Date -
Completion Date -


  • The project was identified by MECO under CIDA grant during 1984 for a capacity of 710 MW.
  • PC-II amounting to Rs. 734.287 Million for Feasibility Study of Yulbo Hydropower Project submitted to Ministry of Water and Power on 18.07.2014.
  • Ministry of Water & Power returned the PC-II in April 2016 for cost updating, confirmation of financing source, and priority of project in consultation with Govt. of Gilgit Baltistan.
  • PC-II has been updated for an amount of Rs. 971.795 million and will be submitted to MoW&R after firming up of financing.
Incharge of the Project     
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717
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