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WAPDA – Ghabir Dam Development – Punjab - Project Profile

WAPDA – Ghabir Dam Development – Punjab - Project Profile


"WAPDA – Ghabir Dam Development – Punjab - Project Profile" contains information on the scope of the project including project overview and location. The profile also details project ownership and funding, gives a full project description, as well as information on contracts, tendering and key project contacts.

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The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) is planning to undertake the construction of a dam in Punjab, Pakistan.

The project involves the construction of a 42m high and 950m long earth core rock fill dam.

The project includes the construction of shafts, canals for the outfall of water, spillways, access roads, centralized facility control rooms, electrical and mechanical rooms, a power station, a powerhouse, substations and other related facilities.

NEIE-LAC in association with BARQAAB Consulting Services (Pvt.) Ltd has been appointed as design contractors.

Geoband Work Management has been appointed for providing engineering services (Irrigation & Materials Works).

Bids on EPC basis invited on January 5, 2010, and a letter of acceptance issued to the lowest bidder M/s Dongfeng-Technical Associates & Habib Construction JV on September 9, 2010. However, due to insufficient funding and demand of higher cost by the contractor, the letter of acceptance has been canceled.

In August 2013, WAPDA re-invited expressions of interest (EoI) from companies for providing engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) services for the project.

Five firms - M/s. CWE – TTP JV, M/s. NLC Engineers, M/s. CRFGC – SMADB – ZEALCON JV, M/s. DESCON Engineering Limited, M/s. NEL - SINOHYDRO JV submitted Technical and financial proposals for the project.

In September 2013, WAPDA invited expressions of interest (EoI) for management consultant services of the project.

In September 2015, the government ordered to revise the plans of the project.

In June 2017, WAPDA secured US$2 million funds under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2016/17 for various power and water projects.

As of July 2017, feasibility study and designing activities have been completed.


The project involves the construction of a 42m high and 950m long earth core rock fill dam at Ghabir River in Punjab, Pakistan.

The US$89 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of a spillway

2. Construction of shafts

3. Construction of access roads

4. Construction of canals for the outfall of water

5. Construction of centralized facility control rooms

6. Construction of electrical and mechanical rooms

7. Construction of other related facilities

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