Chiniot Dam Project

Chiniot Dam Project

The dam site is located on Chenab river about 5 km from the Chiniot city, District Chiniot and approximately 100 meter u/s of existing Railway Bridge.
Salient Features
  • Type of Dam
Earth Rockfill  chiniot dam
  • Height of Dam
60 ft
  • Gross Storage
0.90 MAF
  • Live Storage  
0.85 MAF
  • Power Generation
80 MW (274 GWh)

Execution by


Scope of work

Feasibility Study

Donor Agency

Govt. of Pakistan

Rs. 50 Million to be provided by GoP through PSDP and Rs. 96.330 Million to be funded by WAPDA from its own resources.

Commencement Date

July 2021

Completion Date

December 2022

Financial Status (Rs. Million)

Local Foreign Total

Approved PC-II Cost (04.03.2015)

533.303 - 533.303


  • Appraisal Study Report was prepared by M/s BARQAAB in 2003.
  • Feasibility Study of Chinot Dam Project was carried out by WAPDA and completed in 2019.
  • PC-II Proforma for Detailed Engineering Design submitted to MoWR on 27.04.2020 for consideration in forthcoming DDWP meeting.  DDWP approved the PC-II Proforma on 17.06.2020 subject to certain conditions.
  • On the directions of MoWR, WAPDA submitted position paper regarding subject project for consideration in next DDWP meeting.
  • DDWP meeting held on 10.08.2020 wherein subject project was approved. Allocation & release of funds awaited
Incharge Project
Engr. Muhammad Abid Sheikh
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717
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