As per Rules of Business, the following are the key functions of the IC&I Department:

  • Legislation, policy formulation, and sectoral planning related to Industries, Commerce and Trade
  • Advocacy vis-à-vis federal government policies that impact provincial economy/ commerce and industry
  • Coordination and facilitation of Chambers of Commerce and Industries and Trade Organizations
  • Liaison with respective federal government agencies in matters pertaining to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
  • Facilitation of foreign business delegations and investment
  • Land acquisition for industries and industrial estates
  • Regulation of Industrial location policy
  • Matters relating to boilers and pressure vessels
  • Registration and regulation of companies, firms, societies and Deeni Madaris
  • Matters relating to Printing and Stationery
  • Matters relating to Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA)
  • Policy formulation and administrative matters related to Attached Departments, Autonomous Bodies and Special Institutions
  • Consumer’s rights protection
  • Monitoring of prices of Essential Commoditie
  • Budget, accounts and audit matters
  • Purchase of stores and capital goods for the department
  • Service matters except those entrusted to S&GAD
  • Administration of the concerned laws and rules framed therein