An insight into Textile Industry of Pakistan

Engineering Post Report Textile is the most important  manufacturing sector of Pakistan and has the longest production chair, with inherent  potential for value addition at each stage of processing  from cotton to ginning , spinning, fabric, dyeing and finishing, made-ups and garments. This sector contributes nearly one-fourth of industrial value-added and  provides  employment to about […]

Activities during 2021-22 for Building Knowledge Economy

Engineering Post Report Major developmental focus during 2021-22 is mainly on the following areas: Human Resource Development, Nano Technology, Quality Assurance and Standards,  Halal  Accreditation, Medical  Devices and Health, Electronics & Automation and Herbal Medicines . Highlights during current financial year are the projects recommended by Prime Minister’s Task Force on Science and Technology. Some […]

A look at investments in Fuel Sector

Engineering Post Report The oil and gas exploration and activities have been undertaken by the private sector E & P companies outside the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) of the Federal Government funding. Similarly, the gas transmission and distribution  activities have also been undertaken by generation companies GENCO’s at their own  through ogra tariff. However, […]

Industrial Sector to maintain its growth momentum

Engineering Post Report Industrial sector growth  had turned  positive after two consecutive  contractions  during 2018-19 and 2019-20, which was partly due to negative growth in Mining and Quarrying sub-sector.                                                                            Newly introduced mining policy was expected to attract investment in the sector thereby helping in growth revival during financial year 2021-22. Construction sub-sector  had benefitted from […]

SMEDA’s Performance

Engineering Post Report Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) accomplished the following during financial year 2020-21 as for as its performance was concerned in brief according to information now available from SMEDA sources. Under the National Business Development Programme for Small and Medium Enterprises, a Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP)  funded project, SMEDA had […]

Sindh is in process of receiving Rs 65316.421 million loans from foreign sources

Engineering Post Report Provincial Government of Sindh is in the process of receiving loans of Rs 65316.421 million from foreign sources for implementation of   its 27 ongoing development projects  in different sectors during financial year  2021-22.  Foreign sources providing financial assistance to the provincial government include IDA, Asian Development Bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Korea […]

Sustainable Attributes of Renewable Energy

Engr. Dr. Muhammad Nawaz Iqbal The utilization of modest quantities of discontinuous force has little impact on matrix activities. Utilizing bigger measures of irregular force might require overhauls or even an update of the network foundation. The infiltration of irregular renewables in most force matrices is low: worldwide power age in 2020 was 7% breeze […]

Development Projects worth Rs 240 billion approved

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) has granted approval to infrastructure development projects worth Rs 240 billion. Adviser on Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin presided over the meeting of ECNEC. During the meeting ECNEC approved revised project for Construction of Hyderabad–Sukkur Motorway on Built Operate Transfer (BOT) basis with cost of Rs191.471 […]

Pakistan aiming for 60% renewable energy by 2030

With the increasing concerns about of Climate change and its destructive effects all over the world a global effort is underway to slow down and possibly reverse it by decreasing carbon emissions and increasing green initiatives. Pakistan is also playing a substantial part in curbing climate change by controlling carbon emissions. The major source of […]

SMEDA support to SMEs during pandemic

Engineering Post Report Pandemic of COVID-19  has proved a catalyst  for already dwindling situation of national economy in general and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in particular. An online survey titled “Impact of COVID-19 on SMEs” was carried out by SMEDA  to assess the effect of COVID-19 on businessmen  and simultaneously  identify the issues  that […]

Gilgit Baltistan Development Package

Engineering Post Report The Gilgit Baltistan province comprising  area of 72496 square kilometers and population of 1.5 million has the potential  for developmental investment in hydel energy, mineral and tourism sectors. However, development of Gilgiit-Baltistan  faces four main challenges: 1)a mountainous terrain,making development activities  difficult;2) contains geographically dispersed  population causing  high cost of service delivery;3) […]

76th Convention of Pakistan Engineers Congress

Pakistan Engineers Congress organized its 76th convention in the last week of December 2021 at Lahore. The convention was inaugurated by Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar. President of Pakistan Engineers Congress Amjad Saeed, Secretary Syed Nafas and other senior members also attended the 76th convention of Pakistan Engineering congress which was spread over four days […]