Sundar Industrial Estate
Industries, Commerce & Investment Department
Government of the Punjab
To Excel the Wheel of Industry
Punjab Industrial Estate – Development And Management Company
Sundar Industrial Estate Introduction
In pursuance of the industrial vision of Government of Punjab, Punjab Industrial Estates Development and Marketing Company (PIEDMC) was established in 2003. PIEDMC is owned by Government of Punjab and managed by BOD having representation from private and public sectors, demonstrating PIEDMC as successful example of Public-Private partnership.
PIEDMC has currently four projects. Sundar Industrial Estate (SIE), near Lahore, Multan Industrial Estate (MIE), Bhalwal Industrial Estate (BIE) and Rahim Yar Khan Industrial Estate. PIEDMC is also managing Quaid-e-Azam Industrial Estate at Kotlakhpat Lahore.
SUNDAR INDUSTRIAL ESTATE (SIE)
The first project assigned to PIE comprises of 1702 acres of land, was inaugurated in Feb, 2007 and is a vision turned into reality. The objective was to develop an industrial estate where issues of industrialists are handled and problems solved through “One Window Operation”. SIE is ideally located at approximately 45 KM from the centre of Lahore on Sundar Raiwind road. SIE has infrastructure comparable to any modern industrial estate globally.
Key Industrial Trades in Sundar
Paper & Packaging
Electrical & Electronics
QUAID-E-AZAM INDUSTRIAL ESTATE (QIE)
QIE is known as Kot Lakhpat Industrial Estate is spread over 565 Acres. In April 2004, ownership and management of the estate was transferred to Punjab Industrial Estate. QIE is sited at a prime location, adjacent to Township in the city of Lahore and is easily accessible. The operational industrial units comprise, Pharmaceutical, Textile, Dyeing & printing, Food & Beverages, Garments, Plastics, Auto Parts, Chemical & Steel. A total of 50,000 workers are employed including 10,000 female workers.
MULTAN INDUSTRAIL ESTATE (MIE)
Sundar Industrial Estate comprising of 1700 acres of land was inaugurated in Feb, 2007 and is a vision turned into reality. It is the first project assigned to PIE & was envisioned to be an ‘island of facilitation in the sea of harassment’ for prospective industrialists.
The objective was to develop an industrial estate where issues of industrialists are handled and problems solved through ‘One Window’ operation.
There are 255 factories in production (as of Oct, 2012) and an additional 190 are expected to join in production by December, 2013.
The development of MIE was undertaken into two phases by Government of Punjab. In 2004, Government of Punjab formally handed over MIE to PIE to revive industrial activity. Today, MIE is well equipped with an operational infrastructure. The operational industrial units comprise of textile & Garments, Flour Mills, Leather, Engineering, Chemical & Pesticides, Paper & Board, Animal Feed, Food & Beverage. Phase II is presently under development.
It is a well established fact that industrialization is the key for economic growth. With rapid, organized, systematic and efficient industrialization, there is an increase in GDP, employment opportunities and above all increase in real income & improvement in quality of life of the common man.
Our vision is to put economic growth on fast track by utilizing the most modern tools and helping local as well as foreign investors to enjoy the safest and welcoming ground to launch their business activities.
Our mission is to provide world class quality infrastructure, environment, confidence and freedom for local and foreign investors to enhance their business activities mutually benefiting themselves, as well as economic growth of Pakistan & specially Punjab.
To translate above mission and vision following are the key parameters:
Public Private Partnership
Increase in GDP
Creation of employment opportunities
Up-gradation of existing industrial estates
Development of new Industrial Estates/ Parks/ Clusters