Nai Gaj Dam

Nai Gaj Dam

On Gaj River in the gorge area at the edge of Kirthar range at about 65 km (40 miles) North-West of Dadu city in Sindh Province
Salient Features
  • Type of Dam
Central Core Earth Fill Dam  
  • Height of Dam
194 ft
  • Gross Storage
300,000 AF
  • Live Storage  
160,000 AF
  • CCA
28,800 Acres
  • Power Generation
4.2 MW

Execution by

Supervision Consultants JV of M/s Techno International (Pvt.) Ltd & HPE (JV)
Commencement Date October 2021 (Re-commencement)
Completion Date October 2024
Financial Status (Rs. Million) Local Foreign Total
Approved PC-I Cost (03.09.2009) 16,924.00 - 16,924.00
1st Revised PC-I Cost (16.08.2012) 26,236.03 - 26,236.03
PSDP Allocation 2022-2023 5000.00 - 5000.00


2nd Revised PC-I of the Project has now been approved by ECNEC at rationalized cost of Rs. 46,980.35 Million in its meeting held on 11.03.2021.
The Contractor has mobilized at site and re-commenced the Works w.e.f 28.10.2021.

Flood Damages 2022
At Nai Gaj Dam; Coffer dams have been partially damaged, whereas access roads to Dam site and from Contractor’s Camp have been washed away.
Presently almost all construction activities are at halt due to damages and submergence of all access to dam site from across River as well as from Indus Highway.
The restoration of access roads will be started once supply chain is restored.

Physical Progress 42.78%


In charge of the Project
Engr. Aijaz Hussain Memon
General Manager (Projects) South
Contact No. 0092-25-9200418

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