KP govt working on reviving industrial units

The industrialisation process in the country has been slow which has been the main reason for high imports and a massive trade deficit. The government of KP has been working for the revival of industries and in this regard more than 160 industrial units have been revived so far. In a statement issued by the […]

110 billion rupees housing project approved for flood affectees

Climate disasters recently have led to country wide emergency situation regarding floods in the southern region which have created havoc for the residents. Government has been doing everything in their power to minimize the losses that include lives, livestock and property. Sindh chief minister Murad Ali Shah recently had a meeting with the World Bank […]

Power Division approves blending of Thar coal with imported coal for power generation

 In a positive development in regards to reducing the import bill, the power division has approved the blending of Thar coal with imported coal for the generation of electricity at Port Qasim Electric Power Company Limited (PQEPCL). It had recently been proposed by PQEPCL that the 1,320 MW imported coal project ought to be converted […]

APTMA elects Asif Inam as new Chairman

APTMA releases list of demands

Being a senior businessman and a reputed name in textile sector and after serving as Vice Chairman in APTMA, Asif Inam has been elected as newly-elected central chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA).  While delivering speech on the occasion of 64th Annual General Meeting of APTMA, he has vowed to restore the viability […]

Pakistan’s electricity generation capacity fuel-wise, share and consumption

Engineering Post Report The total electricity generation capacity in the country during July 2021 to April 2022 had increased by 11.5 percent and it had reached 41557 MW from 37261 MW during the same period last fiscal year. Fuel-wise, the percentage share of hydel in total installed capacity had marginally been reduced to 24.7 percent […]

Measures being taken for improving power distribution system

Engineering Post Report The chronic issues of high power transmission and distribution losses with an average of 20.34 percent up to June 2021, low percentage of recovery of outstanding liability i.e. mean recovery of as high as 88.51 percent reported for distribution companies till June 2021 and on top of everything else weak governance have […]

A look at manufacturing and performance of Large-Scale Manufacturing

Engineering Post Report Manufacturing in Pakistan with a share of 12.4 percent in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has a dominant presence  within the industrial sector. Pakistan’s  national accounts capture  manufacturing sector  in three different components; Large ScaleManufacturing (LSM), Small Scale Manufacturing (SSM) and Slaughtering. Establishments  having 10 or more employees  are covered under LSM. Quantum […]

Lack of industrial research hampering economic growth

KPK to announce 10 years long incentive loaded industrial policy

Engineering Post Report Linkage between industry and academia, quite unfortunately, leaves much to be desired. The linkage can be described as inter-active, mutually  inclusive goals and objectives oriented between the industry and the academic world. Academic world pillars stand  on creativity, philosophy and theory whereas the industry exists on prevalent  commercially feasible ideas. It can be said that  […]

Improving transportation and roads linkages in the country

Engineering Post Report A modernized transportation and communication network in the country promotes regional connectivity, domestic trade , social uplift and passenger mobility requirements in timely and cost effective way along with export competitiveness.Pakistan is blessed with a very unique geo-strategic location where opportunities and potential can be realized by exploring its critical connectivity of […]

Promoting skill development

Engineering Post Report The federal government, in pursuance of Goal 8 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) i.e. Decent Work and Economic Growth, has developed a broader roadmap for the development of the youth  under the National Skill Strategy (NSS)  which emphasizes  on improving  governance, exploring multi-source funding capacity enhancement through employable skills, quality assurance, access and […]

China’s Concessional Loan Financing Agreement for Main Line-1 likely to be finalized during second quarter of 2022-23


Engineering Post Report  China’s Concessional Loan Financing Agreement for mega railways project Main Line -1 from Karachi to Peshawar is most likely to finalized during second quarter of current financial year i.e. October to December 2022. Following this, arrangements will be made for ground breaking of the mega project project under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) umbrella […]

Gas Consumers addition and Pipeline Construction by two public sector entities

Engineering Post Report  Two public entities, Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL) and Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) have during the year 2021-22 collectively added 387712 new consumers against target of 437326 showing 88 percent achievement. SNGPL  had achieved 100 per cent of target in terms of addition of domestic consumers whereas  it had failed to achieve the targets of commercial and […]