The Project site is located about 7km upstream of the Dasu Bridge near Dasu town, in District Kohistan (Upper) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Province.
It is a run of the river hydroelectric power project to be constructed on the Indus River by Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) under the Ministry of Water and Power, Government of Pakistan.
The Project area is in a mountainous region and is accessible from Islamabad by Motorway/G.T Road and Karakorum Highway (KKH) via Abbottabad.
|Dam Type||RCC Gravity Dam|
|Installed Capacity||4,320MW (Stage-I 2,160MW)|
|Objectives||To Generate Electricity|
|Consultants||DHC JV, M/s Nippon Koei (Japan) Lead Firm M/s Dolsar (Turkey) with local sub-consultants of M/s DMC, M/s NDC & M/s PES|
|Contractors||M/s China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) (Main Works Contractor)|
|Construction Period||5 years (Stage-I) with Generation of 2,160 MW (12,220 GWh)|
|Commencement Date (Stage-I)||June 2017|
|Completion Date (Stage-I)||As per PC-I March 2020 / Expected February 2023|
|Financial Status (Rs. Million)||Local||Foreign||Total|
|PC-I Stage-I Cost (28.03.2014)||267,545.800||218,547.500||486,093.300|
|PSDP Allocation 2018-2019||73,200.000||3,000.000||76,200.000|