Directorate General Industries, Prices, Weights & Measures

The Directorate General, Industries, Prices, Weights and Measures is an attached department of Industries, Commerce and Investment Department, Government of the Punjab which has the following functions on the district and provincial level:

Functions

District Level

  • Control, Monitoring and Stabilization of prices of essential commodities
  • Feedback to Directorate of Industries regarding:
  • Up-dating of District Pre-investment Studies
  • Census of Manufacturing Industries (CMI) Returns
  • Preparation of Industrial Directory on District basis
  • Registration of Firms under Partnership Act, 1932
  • Registration of Societies/Associations under the Societies Registration Act 1860 and under Companies Ordinance, 1984
  • Feedback to the Government of Punjab on formulating industrial/trade import and export policies
  • Forward planning, promotion and development of medium and large scale industrial sector
  • Liaison with Chambers of Commerce & Industry and Feedback to the Provincial Govt
  • Organizing the Industrial Exhibitions

Provincial Level

  • To implement ‘The Punjab Industries (Control on Establishment & Enlargement), Act, 1963’ in line with Industrial Location Policy notified from time to time
  • Collection of Industrial Statistics and Census of Manufacturing Industries (CMI) through Industrial survey under the Industrial Statistics Act, 1942
  • To conduct door to door survey of Industrial Units under Statistical Act 1975
  • To assist the entrepreneurs for acquisition of land under Land Acquisition Act, 1894
  • To Implement ‘Punjab Boilers & Pressure Vessels Act, 2013’ and Registration of Boilers under this Ordinance
  • To conduct Examination of Boiler Competency bi-annually
  • Publication of District Pre-Investment Studies of 36 Districts of Punjab
  • Publication of Directory of Industrial Establishment in the Punjab
    • Registration of Firms under Partnership Act, 1932
    • Registration of Societies/Associations under the Societies Registration Act 1860 and under Companies Ordinance, 1984
  • To hold Industrial Exhibitions and establish Industrial Parks

 

Contact Details

Address   Directorate General Industries, Prices, Weights & Measures, Ponch House, Lahore.
Website   http://www.doi.punjab.gov.pk/
Phone   (+92) 42-99211520-21
Fax   (+92) 42-99211522