Darawat Dam Project

Darawat Dam Project

On Nai Baran River near Jhangri village located at about 70 km West of Hyderabad and 135 km North East of Karachi in Thatta / Jamshoro Districts of Sindh, Province.
Salient Features
Type of Dam Concrete Gravity Dam darawat
Height of Dam 151 ft
Gross Storage 121,600 AF
Live Storage 89,200 AF
CCA 25,000 Acres
Execution by WAPDA
Supervision Consultants M/s NDC-CAMEOS (JV)
Contractor M/s Sinohydro Corporation Ltd. (China)
Commencement Date June 2010
Completion Date August 2014
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
2nd Revised PC-I Cost (22.05.2018) 9,787.820 1,980.05 11,767.870
PSDP Allocation 2022-2023 678.173 - 678.173


  • Irrigation Department GoS issued a Notification dated 11.10.2018 to take over Irrigation System of Darawat Dam Project and capacity building to streamline taking over of Darawat Dam by Sindh Irrigation Department.
  • Accordingly, the Irrigation System has been taken over by Irrigation Department, GoS on 27.10.2018, whereas the Dam is still with WAPDA till capacity building of Irrigation staff.
  • WAPDA has handed over the Irrigation System of the Dam to Irrigation Department, GoS on 27.10.2018 and remaining Dam Part has also been handed over to Small Dams Organization Irrigation Department, GoS on 04.12.2020.

Physical Progress Completed

In charge of the Project
Engr. Masood Ahmed Soomro
General Manager (Projects) South
Contact No. 0092-22-9260522
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