The First Hydropower Project Under CPEC Completes River Closure

On September 22nd, 2018, Karot Hydropower Project, the first hydropower project under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), completed the river closure.


Karot Hydropower Project is the first large hydropower project under Belt & Road Initiative as well as CPEC. The project, located on Jhelum River, a tributary of Indus River in Pakistan, hasan installed capacity of 720MW. Construction of civil works of the project commenced on December 1st, 2018.


Since its commencement, CSPDR as the sole consultant for EPC design has been making every effort to offer high quality and efficient technical service to ensure smooth delivery of the project.