Bara Dam Project

Bara Dam Project

On Bara River at the confluence of the Mastura River in Khyber Agency (now KP).
Salient Features
  • Type of Dam
Earth Core Rockfill  bara dam
  • Height of Dam
302 ft
  • Gross Storage
85,363 AF
  • Live Storage
62,434 AF
  • CCA  
41,729 Acres
  • Power Generation
06 MW (38.10GWh)

Execution by

Donor Agency Govt. of Pakistan
Commencement Date -
Construction Period 5 years
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Approved PC-I Cost (03.09.2009) 14,208.000 - 14,208.000


  • Feasibility Study completed in 2008 by NESPAK under FATA Development Authority. FATA Development Authority in Sept. 2008 requested WAPDA to take up the project for implementation.
  • WAPDA submitted PC-II Proforma for “Detailed Engineering Design, Preparation of Tender Documents and PC-I Proforma” amounting to Rs. 356.872 Million to Federal Flood Commission (FFC), MoWR on 09.10.2018, which has been cleared on December 18, 2018 & forwarded to MoWR on 25.01.2019.
  • On instructions of MoWR, Govt. of KP has been requested on 26.02.2019 to arrange funding for the project study so that PC-II Proforma could be re-submitted.
  • Merged Areas Secretariat requested WAPDA on 05.04.2019 to submit the Project
  • PC-II so that the project may be included in the Merged Areas Development Plan. In compliance, PC-II was submitted on 11.04.2019 with the request for inclusion and financing of Project from development plan of merged areas.
  • WAPDA vide letter dated 06.05.2019 requested Govt. of KP to consider funding of the project study in the fiscal year i.e. 2019-20, so that PC-II Proforma of the subject project could be re-submitted to MoWR for consideration. No response from Govt. of KP has been received.
In charge of the Project
Engr. Nazakat Hussain
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717
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