Kachhi Canal Project

Kachhi Canal Project


Offtakes from Taunsa Barrage,

Punjab: Muzaffargarh, D.G.Khan, Rajanpur Districts.

Balochistan: Dera Bugti, Nasirabad, Bolan, Jhal Magsi Districts.

Salient Features
  • Length of Main Canal
500 km (Phase-I 403 km), 391 km (Lined) in Punjab and Balochistan Provinces  kachhi
  • Canal Capacity
6,000 cusecs
  • Length of Branches, Distributaries, and Minors

1,500 km

(Phase-I 105 km)

  • Cultivable Command Area
713,000 acres (Phase-I = 102,000 out of which 72,000 acres, District Dera Bugti Completed)
Scope of Work

Phase-I of Kachhi Canal

Agricultural production resulting in a boost to the economy, improvements in the physical environment including the atmosphere, climate, land, and water, improvement in the quality of life due to betterment in socio-cultural and socio-economic conditions. Crop benefits of Rs. 5 Billion per year.

Consultants Kachhi Canal Consultants (JV of NESPAK, NDC, ACE, Barqaab & EGC)


M/s Ghulam Rasool& Company

M/s CGC - RSL (JV)

M/s Ramzan & Sons Limited

Commencement Date As per PC-I Oct 2002   / Actual Oct 2002
Completion Date

As per PC-I June 2007 / Actual September 2017 (Phase-I)

Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
2nd Rev: PC-I 07.03.2017 80,352.000 - 80,352.000
PSDP Allocation for 2022-23 1,836.911 - 1,836.911

Flood Damages 2022
Due to hill torrent unexpected floods, Kachhi Canal has been damaged / breached at various locations.

Physical Progress: - Phase-I Substantially Completed

Incharge of the Project
Engr. Syed Ali Akhtar Shah
GM/PD (Central/KCP)
Kachhi Canal Project
Contact No. 0092-64-2689040


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