Pelar Dam

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Pelar Dam
Country Pakistan
Location Awaran District, Balochistan
Status Proposed
Construction began 2013
Opening date 2016
Construction cost PKR 9.557 Billion
Owner(s) Government of Balochistan
Dam and spillways
Type of dam Concrete Gravity Dam
Height 60 ft
Total capacity 99,175 AF
Power station
Installed capacity 300 KW

Pelar Dam is a proposed dam located across Nai River in Awaran District of Balochistan, Pakistan.

The proposed dam is a 60 feet high concrete gravity dam with a gross storage capacity of 99,175 Acre feet and will irrigate a command area of 25,650 acres.[1] Due to financial constraints, funding for the project was stopped in 2011.[2]

See also[edit]

List of dams and reservoirs in Pakistan


  1. ^ "PELAR DAM PROJECT". Wapda, Govt. of Pakistan. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Funds for dozens of power projects, dams stopped". Dawn News. Retrieved 6 July 2012.