Pakal Dul Dam


  • Pakal Dul Dam is proposed 167m concrete-face rock-fill dam (CFRD) on Marusadar River, a tributary of Chenab River in Kishtwar district of J&K.
  • The primary purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power generation.
  • Its underground power house has four units each of 250 MW capacity (total 1000 MW).
  • With 1000 MW capacity, it will be largest Hydro Power Project in J&K on completion.
  • It will be first storage project in J&K.
  • Its project cost is shared by Government of India as well as the Government of J&K.
  • It will have immense benefits for J&K by supplying power and also by improving water availability during lean season.

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