• Plot No.42,NS-I Road Rawat industrial Estate,Rawat Islamabad.

Tarbela Dam Project


Tarbela Dam is 485 feet high above the riverbed and forms Tarbela Reservoir with a surface area of about 250 km2. The dam was built for water supply but power generating capacity was added in three “extensions” that were completed in 1992. The 700-MW Tarbela 1 (commissioned in 1977) features four units, 1,050-MW Tarbela 2 six units (four commissioned in 1982 and two in 1985) and 1,728-MW Tarbela 3 four units (commissioned in 1992 and 1993). More than 70% of the water released from Tarbela Dam passes over the two spillways and is not used for power generation. Thus, construction began in 2014 on the 1,410-MW Tarbela 4 extension and a 1,410-MW Tarbela 5 extension is planned but construction has not yet begun.

Owner: Water and Power Development Authority
Location: Haripur and Swabi districts, Pakistan
River System: Indus River
Capacity: 3,478 MW
Generating Units: 14
Dam Type: Earth and rockfill, plus two auxiliary dams with spillways
Construction Start Date: 1968
Operational Date: First unit April 1977, 14th unit May 1992
Project Status: Three powerhouses completed, one under construction, one more planned for future

Companies Under Contract:
Rawat Steel INDUSTRY– Supplied Steel Bars , Pipes, Stainless Steel, Other Products
SHAHEEN PIPE INDUSTRY  – Supplied , Pipes, Stainless Steel, Other Products


Construction date: September 1992
Location: Tarbela Dam Rd, Topi, Swabi
Value: $1.299.525,00
website: www.RawatsteelIndustry.com