Hingol Dam Project

Hingol Dam Project

Location
On Hingol River at a distance about 19 km on North of Makran Coastal Highway and about 248 km from North-West of Karachi in Lasbela District of Balochistan.
Salient Features
  • Type of Dam

Earth & Rockfill  hingol
  • Height of Dam

176 ft
  • Gross Storage

1.206 MAF
  • Live Storage

0.816 MAF
  • CCA  

65,000 Acres
  • Power Generation

1.37 MW (5.6 GWh)

Execution by

WAPDA

Scope of Work

Detailed Engineering Design
Donor Agency Govt. of Pakistan
Commencement Date May 2022
Completion Date Study period 12 months
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Original PC-II Cost 421.372 - 421.372
PSDP Allocation 2022-2023 100.000 - 100.000

Status:-

  • Feasibility study completed by M/s NESPAK in 1992-93.
  • Detailed Engineering Design and Tender documents of Hingol Dam Project with Dam Site at Aghor, 1 km u/s of Makran Coastal Highway Bridge completed in 2009.
  • Hindu Community raised objections due to submergence of their Holy Places. Hence, the site of the proposed dam was shifted 16 km upstream of Aghor Site.
  • 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.
  • Contract Agreement has been signed with top ranked firm M/s BAK (JV) on 08.04.2022. Consultants mobilized on 13.05.2022.
  • Site was visited by WAPDA team and project consultants in the last week of May 2022.
  • Consultants have submitted Draft Inception Report of the project in June 2022.
  • Survey & Geotechnical Investigation team will be mobilized as soon as flood situation in the project area improves
Progress of Study 10.00%

In charge of the Project
Engr. Nazakat Hussain
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717

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