1. GENERAL

1.1       LOCATION
Neelum Jhelum Hydroelectric Project is a Mega Project of immense national importance. It is located in the vicinity of Muzaffarabad in Azad Jammu & Kashmir. The Project envisages the diversion of Neelum River water through Tunnels at Nauseri about 41km upstream of Muzaffarabad and out falling in Jhelum River at Zaminabad near Chattar Kalas. Powerhouse is located 22 km downstream of Muzaffarabad at Chattar Kalas.
1.2       SALIENT FEATURES

Dam Composite Dam (Gravity + Rock fill)
Height / Length 60 / 160 meters
Tunnel system Twin Tunnel (19.60 km each)
Single Tunnel (8.94 km)
Tailrace Tunnel (3.55 km)
Gross Head 420 meter
Design Discharge 280 Cumecs
Installed capacity 969 MW; 4 Turbines of 242.25 MW each
Energy Generation 5.15 Billion Units Annually
Date of commencement 30.01.2008
Implementation Period Original
93 months      
Revised
115 months EOT of 620 days accounted for
Contract cost Original (Bid)
BOQ Based  
 
Rs. 90.90 billion 3rd Revised PC-I 2015 Last approved.
Rs. 404.321 million
4th Revised PC-I 2017 Under Approval.
Rs. 500,343 million
 
 
  • ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

No adverse Environmental impacts. It is a Run of River Project and 90% of the Works are underground.
1.4       CONSULTANTS

  • Neelum-Jhelum Consultants (NJC), a joint Venture, comprising MWH USA (Lead Firm), NORPLAN (Norway) and NESPAK, ACE & NDC of Pakistan.

1.5       CONTRACTOR

  • M/s CGGC-CMEC Consortium of two Chinese Firms of China
  1. PHYSICAL PROGRESS
  • Physical progress is overall 98%

2.1       PROGRESS OF WORKS

  • EMH works substantially completed
  • CIVIL works substantially completed

2.2       STATUS OF PROJECT

  • First unit inaugurated by Prime Minister on 13th April 2018
  • Dam Structure are substantially completed and reservoir impounding commenced on 19-10-2017
  • Waterway systems are substantially completed and pressurizing of tailrace commenced on 5th Jan 2018 while headrace filling commenced on 1st March 2018.
  • 525 KV transmission line has been completed in all respects on 15th Feb 2018
  • About 99% concreting of Power House and Transformer Hall has been completed.
  • Civil Works of switchyard at Chattar Kalas has been substantially completed.
  • Work on WAPDA colony and Administrative Block at Chatter Kalas remained in progress.
  1. LAND ACQUISITION
1. Total land required for the Project 4,817 Kanal
2. Total land in possession 4,675 Kanal
3. Total land awarded / leased 4,675 Kanal
4. Land under process of award for reservoir area. 142 Kanal
  1. FINANCIAL STATUS                                                                        
  2. Status of Loans

FRL

Name of Loan Sanctioned Loan $million Disbursement Status $million
IDB-I 137.640 137.839
IDB-II 220.000 170.621
SFD-I 82.000 60.683
SFD-II 100.000 75.861
OPEC-I 31.100 31.100
OPEC-II 50.000 37.002
KFD I&II 73.430 73.430
China Exim –I 448.000 448.000
China Exim –II 576.000 279.553

CDL

Name of Loan Sanctioned Loan
million PKR
Disbursement Status
million PKR
CDL 20,770 20,770

SUKUK

Name of Loan Sanctioned Loan
million PKR
Disbursement Status
million PKR
SUKUK 100,000 65,000

NJ Surcharge

NJ Surcharge Estimated Amount
million PKR
Collection so far Status
million PKR
NJ Surcharge 60,000 57,000

 

  1. As per 4th Revised PC-1 under approval
Project Financing Total
(Rs. In Million)
Under Approval 4th  Revised PC-I Cost including IDC 500,343.01
Under Approval 4th  Revised PC-I Cost excluding IDC 418,885.01
Up to date Expenditure excluding IDC etc. (till end of December 2017) 301,582.89
Add IDC up to December 2017 65,805.29
Up to date Expenditure including IDC etc. (till end of December 2017) 367,388.18

Financial Progress (without IDC) Cash Based                                      =          69.85%
Financial Progress (with IDC) Expenditure Incurred Based             =          73.43%

Difference in 4th revised PC-1 Cost Estimate and Cost incurred up to 31st December 2018 = Rs. 132,954.83 million
The breakdown is as under:

Sr. No Items Description PC-1 4th Revised Estimates Actual Expenditure  31st Dec 2017 Remaining Cost (Rs. In million)
1 Construction Cost (Civil,  and EMH) 198,564.00 141,955.05 56,608.95
2 Physical Contingencies 4,957.00 4,957.00
3 Engineering/Supervision 19,039.60 16,905.39 2,134.21
4 Security Arrangements 1,800.00 1,302.17 497.83
5 Vehicles Procurement 184.00 57.93 126.07
6 Administration Cost 3,971.26 2,504.41 1,466.85
7 Land Acquisition and Env Mitigat. Measures 7,237.00 2,663.77 4,573.23
8 Foreign Exchange Loss 94,303.19 60,644.57 33,658.62
9 Contractor Claim 4,500.00 1,024.12 3,475.88
10 Duties and Taxes 7,500.00 6,082.65 1,417.35
11 Insurance 2,577.00 2,577.00
12 Performance Guarantees 1,000.00 709.85 290.15
13 Escalation/Price Adjustment 73,251.96 65,155.98 8,095.98
14 Interest During Construction 81,458.00 65,805.29 15,652.71
15 Total 500,343.01 367388.18 132,954.83