Darawat Dam

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Al-Fajr International, being a local representative, facilitated M/s. Sinohydro Corporation Ltd. China for executing an engineering, procurement and construction contract of Darawat Dam. This project was initiated by Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA). Located in District Dadu, Sindh Province, the project value was Rs.7.85 Billion in February, 2010. The project is currently under execution. The Site for Darawat Storage Dam is located at about 66 Km west of Hyderabad town and 132 Km North-East of Karachi across Nai Baran River. The dam site lies in Thatta/Dadu. The objective of the dam is to tap and store flood water and convey the same to the command area located downstream. The work on the feasibility study was initiated in March 2007 and completed in March 2008.The Dam will store 121,790 Acre feet of water for irrigation purposes. The life of the Dam is 100 Years.