Gomal Zam Dam is a project of vital national interest and will open a new chapter of prosperity for Pakistan. Respect for the local community and environment are among the top concerns on the Gomal Zam Dam Multipurpose Project (Dam Component), flood mitigation perennial water for irrigation, improved environment of the area, improvement of living standards and regional development are some of its most important purposes.
Frontier Works Organization takes full advantage of local expertise, labor, materials and services. Thinking locally makes good environmental as well as business sense, and will leave a positive legacy of economic growth and a stronger skill base in the region.
The project is the largest employer in the area, out of the more than three hundred people on the job, two - third are locals. The medical facilities held by Frontier Works Organization are being offered to the local populace.
The project is located at Khajuri Kuch (South Waziristan) approximately 135 Kilometers from Dera Ismial Khan. Gomal Zam Dam is multipurpose project having 133 meters high roller compacted concrete wall, creating a reservoir of 1.14 Million acre feet, spillway capacity of 1,53,000 cusecs, a small power house having installed capacity of 17.4 mega watts, flood protection and socio economic uplift of the area.
By late 2010, the work force employed by Frontier Works Organization is approximately 300 all ranks with more than 200 plant / equipment / vehicle pieces of all categories.