Punjab issues 22 NOCs for setting up cement factories

Punjab issues 22 NOCs for setting up cement factories


LAHORE: The Punjab government has directed the cement sector and given 22 no-protest endorsements (NOCs) for the setting up of new concrete manufacturing plants while guaranteeing that no more unit is set up in the spaces announced “negative”.

A concentrate prior led proclaimed regions around Kallar Kahar as “negative” for the setting up of concrete manufacturing plants as the underground water had quickly drained.

Mines and Minerals Department Secretary Amir Ijaz Akbar disclosed to Dawn the salt reach had been found as an optimal area for the setting up of concrete manufacturing plants as practically all crude material including limestone, earth, and gypsum potential was accessible.

Punjab issues 22 NOCs for setting up cement factories

Since the Punjab government had lifted limitations on concrete enterprises for the advancement of the development area, the income assortment by the mines and minerals division flooded to Rs10.19 billion in FY21 from just Rs4bn several years prior. In addition, Mr. Akbar said, Rs40bn was being gathered every year under the head of government extract obligation.

Responding to an inquiry, the mines secretary said that the NOCs were being given for the foundation of concrete manufacturing plants after complete climate sway evaluation and involved all line offices including ventures and water system offices for all-around consent.

In the interim, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar says the new concrete manufacturing plants will create occupations for a large number of individuals and result in elevating and guarantee monetary improvement in the regressive regions.

Mr. Buzdar expressed that the means taken by the public authority for the improvement of salt and coal businesses were likewise yielding positive outcomes. He said the Punjab Mineral Development Corporation had gathered Rs1.64bn. He said upwards of 21 stone salt investigation licenses had been given for the advancement of the salt business. The division’s creation limit has been expanded with the dispatch of four coal and eight salt mines.

The central pastor says the restriction on coal mining has been lifted and straightforwardness is guaranteed in the public closeout of 20 squares of coal. The Mineral Cadastral System has been acquainted with give ideal data.

The central pastor says the e-Fighting and Office Automation System has been carried out with the participation of PITB, while Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) has likewise been presented in the mines and minerals office.

The mines and minerals division has set up a best in class in-administration preparing institute in the Punjab School of Mines, Katas, wherein exactly 3,000 specialists have been given proficient preparation.

Essentially, the Mine Sample Testing Laboratory, Khushab, was being reestablished with better offices. New workplaces of Deputy Director Mines and Minerals have been set up at Khushab, and Mianwali.

The central pastor says steps are being taken for guaranteeing government assistance, advancement, and security of diggers across Punjab adding that the examination framework has been digitalized to guarantee the wellbeing of excavators. A salvage crew has been set up at Sargodha Bridge 111 to manage crises and untoward occurrences during mining.

Grants for diggers’ youngsters have been expanded by 300% and Rs80.5 million has been conveyed. An uncommon award of Rs6,000 each month is being given to the impaired excavators. A 10-bed mine about government assistance emergency clinic has been set up in Makarwal, Mianwali.

Six mines work government assistance dispensaries are likewise being set up in the far-off regions for giving clinical offices to the excavators. A portable wellbeing unit has additionally been set up for the excavators in the Chakwal region. Three water supply plans and RO plants are being set up in Basti Daher, Makarwala, and Chowasidan Shah.

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