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Chairman WAPDA visit to Dasu Hydropower Project

Chairman WAPDA Lt Gen Sajjad Ghani (Retd) visited Dasu Hydropower Project, being constructed on River Indus. During the visit, the Chairman witnessed construction activities on various sites of the project. Member (Water) WAPDA and Commissioner Hazara Division accompanied him during the visit. Dasu project management and representatives of the consultants and the contractors were also present on the occasion.


Federal Minister for Water Resources & Chairman WAPDA visit To Dasu Hydropower Project today to review the current progress

Federal Minister for Water Resources, Mr. Syed Khurshid Shah along with Chairman WAPDA Mr. Naveed Asghar Choudhry visited Dasu Hydropower Project today to review the current progress. The Honorable guests was briefed by General Manager/PD Dasu HPP, Mr.Anwar Ul Haque about status of activities going-on in Project.


Participants of 167th Junior Management course (JMC) visit to Dasu HPP

A group of 26 Participants of 167th Junior Management course (JMC) from WAPDA Administrative Staff College (WASC) Islamabad in the leadership of Mr.Anwar Ul Haq (Prancipal WASC) visited Dasu HPP. Chief Engineer (Contracts) Mr.Asim Rauf Khan briefed the participants about salient features of the Project.


Commencement of construction work on KKH-02

The commencement for construction of 2nd phase of relocated Karakoram Highway (KKH-02) held today. General Manager/PD Dasu HPP Mr.Anwar-ul-Haque has commenced the activity along with Deputy Commissioner Kohistan (Upper).


Chairman WAPDA, Gen (R) Muzammil Hussain and Member Finance WAPDA, Mr.Naveed Asghar visit to Dasu HPP

Chairman WAPDA, Gen (R) Muzammil Hussain and Member Finance WAPDA, Mr.Naveed Asghar visited Dasu HPP.During the visit the Honorable Guests were briefed by the Project Authorities about the current Progress. Also Chairman WAPDA addressed the gathering and appreciat the efforts made by all the stakeholders for making this complex Project a success story.


World Bank Mission visit to Dasu Hydropower Project

World Bank mission comprised of Social & Environmental experts visited Dasu Hydropower Project Site to review the progress.During their visit to site they were briefed by the concerned section on the progress achieved till date.


Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan visited Dasu HPP

Honorable Prime Minister, Mr.Imran Khan visited Dasu HPP site. Chairman WAPDA, Gen (R) Muzammal Hussain briefed the Honorable guest about different components of the Project.

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Dasu Hydropower Project

Dasu Hydropower Project is a run of river project on the Indus River located 7km upstream of Dasu Town, District Kohistan (Upper), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The site is 74km downstream of proposed Diamer Basha Dam site and 345km from Islamabad. Project will generate 4320MW (12 Units @ 360 MW each) hydroelectric power with annual energy of 21445GWh and will be developed in two (02) Stages (Stage-I&II). Stage-I will generate 2160MW (06 Units @ 360MW each) with annual energy of 12,222GWh. Stage-I will be completed in five (05) years. The project is being financed by the World Bank.

Dasu Hydropower Project is one of the priority projects under the Power Policy 2013 and the Vision 2025 of Government of Pakistan.

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Payment Summary
(Rupees in Million)

Land Acquisition 18,785.727
Enhanced Self Managed Resettlement (ESMR) 3307.15
Temporary Relocation Payments 74.894
Project Allowances 7.843