Industries and Production Division executing 11 ongoing schemes worth Rs 11450 million

Engineering Post Report

Industries and Production Division of the Federal Government is executing 11 ongoing development schemes in a phased manner at a total estimated cost of Rs 11450.891 million including foreign aid of Rs 962.069 million.

An allocation of  Rs 2351.062 million  was provided to the Industries and Production Division through the Public Sector Development Programme for  financial year 2021-22 for  continuing implementation of  nine development schemes in phased manner and completion of other two schemes.

All these schemes have since been approved  from time to time at the appropriate levels of Central and Departmental Development Working Parties  (CDWP & DDWP) and at least two of these schemes are most likely to be completed during ongoing financial year 2021-22.

These schemes with cost given in brackets include Establishing  1000  Industrial Stitching Units all over Pakistan in first phase (Rs 350.545 million); Business Skill Development  Centre for Women at Dera Ismail Khan (Rs  59.493 million); Establishment of 132 KV Grid Station at Bin Qasim Industrial Park Karachi Sindh (Rs  1493.081 million); Establishment of Hub Special Economic Zone Lasbela , Balochistan ( Rs 2287.844 million); Feasibility study for  Establishment of Metal Park in Balochistan (Rs 300.000 million) ; Footwear  Cluster Development  through CAD/CAM & CNC Machining Lahore, Punjab (Rs 78.690 million); Industrial  Designing  &  Automation  Centres at Lahore, Karachi and Sialkot (Rs  972.970 million); National Business Development  Programme for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) (Rs  1954.978 million); National Strategic Programme for Acquisition of Industrial Technology (NSPAIT)  including feasibility Knowledge Economy  Initiative all over Pakistan (Rs 3362.830 million); Product Development Centre for Composites  Based  Sports Goods, Sialkot (Rs 529.770 million),and; SME Business  Facilitation Centre, Multan, Punjab (Rs 59.890 million).

Of these schemes, foreign aid of Rs 962.089 million is involved only  in Establishment of 132 KBV Grid Station  at Bin Qasim  Industrial Park in Karachi, Sindh and all other development schemes do not have foreign aid component.

Two schemes which are scheduled to be completed before the end of current financial year include Footwear Cluster Development through CAD/CAM &CNC Machining at Lahore, Punjab and Product Development Centre for Composites Based  Sports Goods, Sialkot.