Kurram Tangi Dam
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Kurram Tangi Dam

On Kurram river in District North Waziristan, KP (previously FATA) about 14 km upstream of Kurram Garhi Headworks and 32 km North of Bannu District.
Salient Features
  • Height of Dam
322 ft.  kurram
  • Gross Storage
1.20 MAF
  • Live Storage  
0.90 MAF
  • Power Generation
83.4 MW
  • Annual Energy
350 GWh
  • New Command Area
84,380 Acres
  • Supple menting Existing System ofCivil &Marwat Canal



} 278,000 Acres
Location of Stage-I
Kaitu Weir diversion works and its allied structures are to be constructed across Kaitu River, which is located near Spinwam at a distance of 28 km from Mirali Tehsil HQ of Tribal District North Waziristan.
Salient Features of Stage-I
  • Height of Kaitu Weir 
18 ft
  • Spaira Ragha Canal (CCA)
4,080 acres
  • Sheratalla Canal (CCA) 
12,300 acres
  • Installed Capacity
18.9 MW
  • Annual Energy
79 GWh
Supervision Consultants M/s MM Pakistan Joint Venture
Contractor M/s FWO-DESCON JV
Commencement Date (Stage-I) June 2016
Completion Date (Stage-I) December 2021
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Revised PC-I Stage-I (22.04.2016) 7,776.500 13,282.500 21,059.000
PSDP Allocation 2021-22 (Stage-I) 2,800.000 200.000 3,000.000


Sr. # Component Description Upto date Progress
1. Kaitu Weir Construction work of Weir including Stilling Basin, Link Tunnel, Sediment Excluder, Under sluices. 100%
2. Feeder Tunnel Feeder Tunnel of 6400 ft. Length, Inlet, Outlet portal. 25.91%
3. Sheratalla Canal Construction work of Main Canal (16.43 miles) alongwith Distributaries & Minors (34 miles). 21.18%
4. Spaira Ragha Canal Construction work of Main Canal (8.1 miles) alongwith Distributaries & Minors. 69.02%
5. Power House-IV Power House Building, Headrace Channel, Penstock, Tailrace Channel, Access road to PH-IV 44.47%
6. Access Road from Kaitu bridge to Main Dam site Access Road from Kaitu bridge to Main Dam site Topographic Survey of access road completed
7. 132 KV Transmission Line 45 km long Transmission Line from PH-IV to Domal Grid Station Bannu WAPDA Authority has principally agreed for approval of construction of Transmission Line as deposit work from TESCO on 28.07.2021.
8. Construction  of Colony at Bannu & Spinwam Residential Colony at site Spinwam and at Bannu

Spinwam Colony 31 acres land has been acquired for Spinwam Colony.

Site camp at Spinwam has been established.

Bannu Colony 4 acres land has been acquired. Boundary wall, Dispensary building has been completed.

Construction of Staff hostel is in progress.      

  • Physical Progress                60.75%

Incharge of the Project

Engr. Shafiq Bhettani

Chief Engineer/PD

Kurram Tangi Dam Project

Contact No. 0092-928-622108

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