Badin Zai Dam Project

Badin Zai Dam Project


Across Zhob River at about 27 km South of Zhob Town, District Zhob and about 300 km North East of Quetta in Balochistan province.

Salient Features
  • Type of Dam
Earth Core Rock fill  badin zai
  • Height of Dam
80 Ft
  • Gross Storage
0.20 MAF
  • Live Storage
0.15 MAF
  • CCA    
41,500 Acres
Donor Agency Govt. of Pakistan
Commencement Date -
Completion Date -


  • Pre-feasibility Report prepared in 1983.
  • PC-II Proforma for “Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design, Tender Documents, and PC-I” amounting to Rs. 305.271 Million submitted to MoWR on 20.09.2017, which was forwarded to Govt. of Balochistan on 19.04.2018 for endorsement.
  • WAPDA informed MoWR that WAPDA has the expertise to handle large dams and also has in-house capacity to carry out Survey & Geotechnical investigations, therefore, the design of the project may be assigned to WAPDA.
  • GoB vide letter dated May 08, 2019, requested WAPDA to hand over all the relevant documents/studies carried out by WAPDA for Badin Zai Dam Project to the irrigation department. MoWR was requested for advice on this matter on May 10, 2019.
  • The Government of Pakistan has allocated Rs. 147.170 million in PSDP 2019-20 against the PC-II for Feasibility Study, Detailed Engineering Design and Preparation of Tender Documents of Badinzai Dam prepared by GoB.
  • A meeting under the chairmanship of the secretary of MoWR was held on 24.07.2019 wherein it was decided that Govt. of Balochistan shall carry out the project studies.

Incharge of the Project      

Mr. Muhammad Amin
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717

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