The district has metalled road-length of 983.69 Kilometres. The district is
linked with Khanewal, Lodhran and Muzaffargarh districts through metalled
The main Peshawar-Karachi railway line passes through Multan district. The
district is linked with Khanewal, Lodhran and Muzafargarh districts through
GENERAL QUALITY AND AVAILABILITY OF SUB-SOIL WATER.
Under ground water resources are adequate throughout the district. The sub
soil water is suitable for industrial purposes.
EFFLUENT DISPOSAL FACILITIES.
There is no mentionable nullah available in the district. However, effluent
of the industry can be disposed off in the river Chenab after pre-treatment
with permission from Irrigation and Power Department, Government of the
There are 10 grid stations in the district (ranging in capacity from 66 KV
to 132 KV).
NATURAL GAS AVAILABILITY.
Natural gas is available in Multan city, Shujabad, Qadirpur Rawan, Larr,
Makhdoom Rashid and Tateypur.
There are 20 telephone exchanges operating in the district, (ranging in
capacity from 50 lines to 34000 lines). Cellular phone services are
available in the district.
SOCIAL INFRA-STRUCTURAL FACILITIES
Social infra-structural facilities available in the district (public sector)
are given here
Tehsil - Wise basis.
Primary/ Middle/ High/ School
There are also Bahauddin Zikria University, Al-Khair University, Preston
University and Nishtar Medical College in the district.
Multan Dry Port Trust handles imports and exports of various items. The
export items are textile products, grey cloth, cotton yarn, leather goods,
raw cotton and rice, etc. The import items are Auto spare parts, PVC,
chemicals, cotton yarn waste, paper waste scrap, raw cotton, leather goods,
Foreign investors are permitted to hold 100% of the equity of industrial
projects without any permission of the Government.
No prior Government sanction is required for establishment of an industry
outside Ex-Municipal Territorial Limit of Town Committee / Municipal
Corporation irrespective of its cost and size except the following:-
a. Arms & Ammunition.
b. Security Printing Currency & Mint.
c. High Explosives.
d. Radio Active Substances.
e. Alcoholic Beverages or Liquors.
f. Cotton Ginning Industry.
g. Flour Mills.
No industry shall be established within the territorial limits of
Ex-Municipal Corporation, Municipal Committee and Town Committees without
prior approval of the Government.
NOC from Environment Protection Department, Government of Punjab is
Tourism has been given the status of industry in accordance with Ministry
of Industries & Production Circular No. 1-129/99-INV-IV dated 2nd August
The Housing and Construction Sector has also been declared as industry
(Finance Division Notification No. 10(10)/IF-II/98, dated 07.4.1999 and
In accordance with Government notification No. 3(2)/97-INV-IV dated
05.5.1997, Computer Software and Information Technology (IT) have been
declared as Industry.