Kurram Tangi Dam Project (Stage I)

Kurram Tangi Dam Project (Stage I)

On Kurram river in District North Waziristan, KP (previously FATA) about 14 km upstream of Kurram Garhi Headworks and 32 km North of Bannu District.
Salient Features
  • Height of Kaitu weir
13 ft.  kurram
  • Feeder Tunnel Discharge Capacity
633.4 cusecs
  • Spaira Ragha Canal (CCA)  

4,080 Acres
  • Sheratalla Canal (CCA) 

12,300 Acres
  • Installed Capacity 

18.4 MW
  • Annual Energy 
79 GWh
Location of Stage-I
Kaitu Weir diversion works and its allied structures are to be constructed across Kaitu River, which is located near Spinwam at a distance of 28 km from Mirali Tehsil HQ of Tribal District North Waziristan.
Supervision Consultants M/s MM Pakistan Joint Venture
Contractor M/s FWO-DESCON JV
Commencement Date (Stage-I) June 2016
Completion Date (Stage-I) December 2023
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Revised PC-I Stage-I (22.04.2016) 7,776.500 13,282.500 21,059.000
PSDP Allocation 2022-23 (Stage-I) 500.000 500.000 1,000.000


Sr. # Component Description Upto date Progress
1. Kaitu Weir Construction work of Weir including Stilling Basin, Link Tunnel, Sediment Excluder, Under sluices. 100%
2. Feeder Tunnel Feeder Tunnel of 6400 ft. Length, Inlet, Outlet portal. 56.90%
3. Sheratalla Canal Construction work of Main Canal (16.43 miles) alongwith Distributaries & Minors (34 miles). 24.13%
4. Spaira Ragha Canal Construction work of Main Canal (8.1 miles) alongwith Distributaries & Minors. 74.66%
5. Power House-IV Power House Building, Headrace Channel, Penstock, Tailrace Channel, Access road to PH-IV 75.85%
6. Access Road from Kaitu bridge to Main Dam site Access Road from Kaitu bridge to Main Dam site Topographic Survey of access road completed
7. 132 KV Transmission Line 45 km long Transmission Line from PH-IV to Domal Grid Station Bannu TESCO has completed field survey work. Plan and Profile line has been approved by IESCO and now Contractor is in process of mobilization at site.
8. Construction  of Colony at Bannu & Spinwam Residential Colony at site Spinwam and at Bannu

Spinwam Colony 31 acres land has been acquired for Spinwam Colony.
Site camp at Spinwam has been established.
Bannu Colony 4 acres land has been acquired. Boundary wall, Dispensary building has been completed.
Construction of Staff hostel, Officer hostel, Masjid, Office building and overhead water tank is in progress.

  • Rs. 84 Million has been transferred to APA / LAC Mirali, North Wazirstan Agency for land compensation.

  • 579.01 acres land has been acquired.
  • About 68.30 acres land is under process with AC Mir Ali.

Physical Progress 71.80%

Incharge of the Project
Engr. Shafiq Bhettani
Chief Engineer/PD
Kurram Tangi Dam Project
Contact No. 0092-928-622108

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