Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation

Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) is a state corporation of Pakistan working under Ministry of Industries and Production. It was established in 1952. PIDC was created to set up industries in such fields where large capital was required and was difficult for the private sector and to set up industries in such backward areas to creating employment opportunities.[1]

Subsidiary Companies

National Industrial Parks Development and Management Company

National Industrial Parks Development & Management Company (NIP) was created in 2006, as an initiative of then-Industries Minister Jehangir Khan Tareen, himself an industrialist.[2] NIP is a public-private partnership established to develop focused industrial growth in Pakistan by developing world-class industrial parks all over the country.[3] The company was envisioned as a public-private hybrid. While it is a subsidiary of the PIDC, about 75% of its board members are from the private sector.[4]

Technology Up-Gradation and Skill Development Company

Technology Up-Gradation & Skill Development Company (TUSDEC) has been incorporated in 2005 as a not for profit, guarantee limited company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation. Its functions include:

  • Promote and establish Technology Upgradation and Skill Development Centres by establishing common facility, design, support and maintenance, applied research and dissemination centres.
  • To up-grade and transfer technology in targeted industrial sectors to enhance their productivity and competitiveness in the local as well as global sphere.[5]

Karachi Tools, Dies And Moulds Centre

KTDMC was incorporated as a "non-profit" organisation in 2006 under the Government's Public Private Partnership program. KTDMC is being managed by an independent board of directors a majority of whom are techno-preneurs from the private sector.[6]

KTDMC train professionals in field of designing, engineering and manufacturing of tools, dies and moulds through computer aided design and manufacturing Computer-aided design(CAD), Computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) and computer aided engineering (CAE).This is particularly important for the small and medium businesses which cannot otherwise afford large investments to set up such facilities for themselves.[7]

Pakistan Stone Development Company

Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) is a public limited company functioning on not for profit as a subsidiary of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (Pvt.) Ltd. under the Ministry of Industries & Production. PASDEC is mandated for the development, promotion and up-gradation of dimensional Stone sector in Pakistan and promote value addition and develop domestic and international markets by introducing modern know-how and equipment.[8][9]

Pakistan Gems and Jewellery Development Company

Pakistan Gems and Jewellery Development Company (PGJDC) is a subsidiary of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation, Ministry of Industries & Production. The charter of the Company is to enhance the value chain productivity of gems and jewellery industry of Pakistan from Mine to Market. The Company aims to enhance exports through facilitation, technology up-gradation, skill development and marketing/branding initiatives.[10]

Pakistan Hunting and Sporting Arms Development Company

Pakistan Hunting & Sporting Arms Development Company (PHSADC) is a sector development company, a subsidiary of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), Ministry of Industries & Production for promoting Gunsmith sector in the country. PHSADC has undertaken the tasks of up-gradation and standardisation of locally produced hunting & sporting arms to internationally acceptable standards.[11]

Furniture Pakistan Company

Furniture Pakistan Company is a subsidiary company of PFID established in 2007 to upgrade the furniture industry of Pakistan ultimately to enhance its export.[12][13]

Southern Punjab Embroidery Industry

Southern Punjab Embroidery Industries is a joint venture project of private Sector and Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation. The company was established to promote and facilitate the continuous growth of the Hand & Machine made embroidery industry to enhance the export of such products. The company supports the Embroidery Sector at large in upgrading-skill, development/diversification of Hand and Machine made Embroidery products, technical advice etc.[14]

Aik Hunar Aik Nagar

Aik Hunar Aik Nagar (AHAN) is operating as a not-for-profit Company since 2007. IT is a subsidiary of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), under administrative control of Ministry of Industries & Production.[15]

AHAN aim to generate non-traditional employment opportunities in rural areas by adopting and indigenising the One Village One Product (OVOP) concept of Japan and One Tambon One Product (OTOP) of Thailand.[16] The primary objective is to alleviate poverty in rural and semi urban areas of Pakistan by supporting rural based micro and small enterprises engaged in the production of non-farm goods.[17]

Pakistan Chemical And Energy Sector Skills Development

Pakistan Chemical and Energy Sector Skills Development Company (PCESSDC) was incorporated as a non-profit public-private partnership in 2009. The purpose of the company is to promote, facilitate and provide education and training to a young and growing rural population in various disciplines of the chemical and energy sector in Pakistan.[18] Its aim is to provide employment and invest in the productivity of locals for industrial development by establishing vocational education and training colleges (VETCs), technical training colleges (TTCs) and management schools.[19]

Sind Engineering (PVT) Limited

See also

External links


  1. ^
  2. ^ National Industrial Parks: Building Singapore in Pakistan – The Express Tribune
  3. ^ National Industrial Parks Development and Management Company – About NIP Archived 18 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ National Industrial Parks Development and Management Company: CEO spends Rs19m for doing nothing – Newspaper – DAWN.COM
  5. ^ TUSDEC – Vision & Mission
  6. ^ Karachi Tools, Dies and Moulds Centre (KTDMC) | Business Recorder
  7. ^ KTDMC Kararchi Tools, Dies & Moulds Center Archived 11 August 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ FATA Development Authority » Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC)
  9. ^ Home – Pakistan Stone Development Company Archived 17 July 2014 at
  10. ^ Pakistan Gems & Jewelry Development Company
  11. ^ Functional Setup – Pakistan Hunting And Sporting Arms Development Company Archived 8 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ The History – Furniture Pakistan
  13. ^ Multi-million fraud detected in Furniture Pakistan – The Express Tribune
  14. ^ :: Southern Punjab Embroidery Industries Lahore Pakistan ::
  15. ^ Aik Hunar, Aik Nagar | Pakistan Today
  16. ^ Visit of Thai Delegation to Aik Hunar Aik Nagar (Ahan) – Press Release Pakistan Archived 17 July 2014 at
  17. ^ AHAN – Who We Are
  18. ^ Classes Commence at PCESSDC’s First Technical Training College Daharaki « Engro Corp Archived 20 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  19. ^ What Is Pcessdc? | Pcessdc
Abdul Halim Chowdhury

Abdul Halim Chowdhury is a Bangladesh Nationalist Party politician and the former Member of Parliament and government minister. He is a retired captain of Pakistan Army and fought in the Bangladesh Liberation War.

Ahmed Hussain A. Kazi

Ahmed Hussain A. Kazi Tamgha-e-Pakistan (Medal of Pakistan) Award (15 August 1920 – 7 January 2007) was a civil servant of Pakistan and senior advocate of the Pakistan Supreme Court, who shaped the internal revenue, economic and industrialization policies during the 1970s.

Azim Daudpota

Air Marshal Mohammed Azim Daudpota, commonly known as Azim Daudpota, (14 September 1933 – 3 April 2017), was a three-star officer in the Pakistan Air Force who went on to serve as the Chief of Air Staff of Air Force of Zimbabwe, and then to briefly serve as Governor of Sindh. At the time of his death Daudpota was the chairman of the board at Macpac Films Limited, a Pakistani company which manufactures BOPP films and claimed to be the pioneer of the BOPP film industry in Pakistan.

Eastern Refinery Limited

Eastern Refinery Limited or ERL is the sole country-owned oil refinery in Bangladesh. Eastern Refinery Limited (locally known as ERL), a subsidiary of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation, plays a vital role in supplying around 40% of country’s current petroleum products demand and thus maintains stability in Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants (POL) Products market of the country. ERL sometimes becomes the only fall back system available, to avoid products crisis in the face of disruption of products’ import.ERL as a profitable company in the Public Sector contributes substantially to the national exchequer in the form of dividend, taxes, VAT etc.

Karachi Shipyard

The Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Limited (KS&EW), is a major defence contractor and military corporation situated in West Wharf in Karachi, Pakistan. It is the oldest and the only shipyard in Pakistan, catering for shipbuilding, ship repair and general heavy engineering. It has built numerous cargo ships, oil tankers, tugboats and support vessels, landing crafts, naval vessels and submarines for Pakistani Navy.The current Managing Director KS&EW is Rear Admiral Ather Saleem.

Karnaphuli Paper Mills

Karnaphuli Paper Mills is a Government-owned paper pulp and paper manufacturer in Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is the largest paper producing factory in Bangladesh and operates as a subsidiary of Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation. It has faced criticism for not having an effluent treatment facility.

Kazi Nuruzzaman

Kazi Nuruzzaman Bir Uttom (24 March 1925 – 6 May 2011) was a Bangladeshi war hero and secular nationalist, who served as one of the principal commanders of the Mukti Bahini during the Bangladesh Liberation War.

Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Science

Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences is a university located in Uthal, Lasbela District, Balochistan, Pakistan.

M Anwarul Azim

M Anwarul Azim (13 December 1931 – 5 May 1971) was a Bengali industrial administrator who was killed in the Bangladesh Liberation war. He was awarded Independence Day Award in 2018 posthumously by the Government of Bangladesh.

Ministry of Industries and Production (Pakistan)

The Ministry of Industries and Production is headed by the Minister for Industries and Production and Pakistan Secretary of Industries and Production.

Multan Heavy Water Production Facility

The Multan Heavy Water Production Facility is a small heavy water production plant, located in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan, with an original annual capacity of 13 metric tons. Equipment for the plant was partly obtained from Belgium in 1980.

Official information about Multan is classified and not available to the public and media. What is publicly known is based on intelligence reports published by various intelligence agencies. The Multan facility, like some but not all other nuclear facilities in Pakistan, is not subject to International Atomic Energy Agency inspection. Security of the site and its inventory is professed by the Pakistani government.

Nazir Ahmed (physicist)

Nazir Ahmed (or Nazir Ahmad), OBE (1 May 1898, Lahore – 30 September 1973, Karachi) was a Pakistani experimental physicist and a chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) from 1956 to 1960.

Pakistan Gems and Jewellery Development Company

Pakistan Gems and Jewellery Development Company (PGJDC) is a state-owned subsidiary of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation and is based in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

Pakistan Hunting and Sporting Arms Development Company

Pakistan Hunting and Sporting Arms Development Company (Urdu: پاکستان شکار اور کھیلوں آرمز ڈویلپمنٹ کمپنی) (PHSADC) was established by Ministry of Industries & Production as a subsidiary of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation. The company was established in 2008 under Companies Ordinance 1984.

PHSADC is mandated to promote hunting and sporting products in Pakistan and in the international market.

Saigol Group

The Saigol Group is a Pakistani conglomerate company which is based in Lahore, Pakistan. The company was founded by Amin Saigol in the 1930s with a small shop that eventually developed into the Kohinoor Rubber Works.

Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) is an autonomous institution of the Government of Pakistan under Ministry of Industries and Production. SMEDA was established in October 1998 for encouraging and facilitating the development and growth of small and medium enterprises in the country.SMEDA is not only an SME policy-advisory body for the government of Pakistan but also facilitates other stakeholders in addressing their SME development agendas.

Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited

Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) was incorporated as a private limited Company in 1963 and converted into a public limited company in January 1964 under the Companies Act 1913 of British India, now The Companies Act 2017 of Pakistan, and is listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange.The Company took over the existing Sui-Multan System (217 miles of 16 inch and 80 miles of 10 inch diameter pipelines) from Pakistan industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) and Dhulian-Rawalpindi-Wah system (82 miles of 6 inch diameter pipeline) from Attock Oil Company Limited. The Company's commercial operations commenced by selling an average of 47 MMCFD gas in two regions viz. Multan and Rawalpindi, serving a total number of 67 consumers.

Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) is the largest integrated gas company serving more than 5.3 million consumers in North Central Pakistan through an extensive network in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Jammu & Kashmir and is certified against ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007 Standards. SNGPL’s 11 sites have been registered under the "SMART2" Program by Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (PAK-EPA). The Company has over 50 years of experience in operation and maintenance of high-pressure gas transmission and distribution systems. It has also expanded its activities as Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contractor to undertake the planning, designing and construction of pipelines, both for itself and other organizations.

SNGPL transmission system extends from Sui in Baluchistan to Peshawar in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) comprising over 7,756 KM of Transmission System (Main lines & Loop lines). The distribution activities covering 3,250 main towns along with adjoining villages in Punjab & Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are organized through 15 regional offices. Distribution system consists of 94,263 KM of pipeline. SNGPL has over 5.3 million consumers comprising Commercial, Domestic, General Industry, Fertilizer Power & Cement Sectors. Annual gas sales to the consumers were 597,056 MMCF worth Rs. 216,652 million during Jul 2011 - Jun 2012.

Sultanabad, Karachi

Sultanabad (Urdu: سلطان آباد ‎) is one of the Union council of Kiamari Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Hijrat colony is situated in the East of Sultanabad which is the Union of Saddar Town.

The Majority of people in Sultanabad belong to Pashtoon Community. The people of Hindko, Sindhi & Seraiki community also live here. Sultanabad is a way to industrial, economical and business area of Karachi where P.I.D.C (Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation), hotels PC and Movinpick are just near of it It has one of the well known educational system Habib Public School.

D-Area Is largest area in the sultanabad karachi

Tasneem Noorani

Tasneem Noorani is a retired Pakistani bureaucrat who has served in BPS-22 grade as the Interior Secretary and Commerce Secretary of Pakistan.


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