A beautiful view of the Warsak Dam, built on River Kabul.
Date: 08 Feb.1961
Photo contributed by: Mr.Azmat Ullah
Warsak Dam was completed under the Colombo Plan in two phases and financed by the Canadian Government. The first phase was completed in 1960 and consisted of the construction of the dam. Irrigation tunnels and installation of four power generating units, each of 40 MW capacity with 132 kV transmission system, were also completed in 1960.
Two additional generating units of 41.48 MW capacity each were added in 1980-81 in the second phase.
720 MW Karot Hydropower Project (1st CPEC Hydropower Project), Investment $ 1720 M,
88% work been completed, expected completion April 2022.
Current local direct employment 5000.
Location River Jehlum (Punjab/ AJK)