Tuesday February 07, 2023

Small Industrial Estate to be set up in Gujrat

By Our Correspondent
December 07, 2022

LAHORE:Punjab government Tuesday decided setting up a new Small Industrial Estate in Gujrat following the establishment of Gujrat as a new division.

The decision was made in the 120th meeting of the Punjab Small Industries Corporation Board held at 90 Shara-e-Quaid-i-Azam chaired by Provincial Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal. The meeting discussed 12-point agenda and the Board approved the minutes of the 119th meeting and reviewed the implementation of the decisions taken. The Board agreed to set up a new Small Industrial Estate in Gujrat. The Planning and Development Department will re-examine the project in the light of the P&D Board's condition on the project. The Board also heard three departmental appeals and formed three committees to investigate the cases after listening to the petitioners. These committees will review the cases and submit their reports in the next meeting of the board. Aslam Iqbal addressing the meeting said that the establishment of new industrial estates is necessary for the promotion of industries. Further, 24 small industrial estates have been set up across the province. The government is also ensuring their 100% colonisation along with the establishment of new industrial estates. The minister said that world class industrial infrastructure is being provided in the industrial estates. Secretary Industries and Commerce Sohail Ashraf, MD Punjab Small Industries Corporation Asif Farrukh and board members attended the meeting.

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