Infra-Structural Facilities in Multan
The district has metalled road-length of 983.69 Kilometres. The district is linked with Khanewal, Lodhran and Muzaffargarh districts through metalled roads.
The main Peshawar-Karachi railway line passes through the Multan district. The district is linked with Khanewal, Lodhran and Muzaffargarh districts through railway network.
GENERAL QUALITY AND AVAILABILITY OF SUB-SOIL WATER.
Under groundwater resources are adequate throughout the district. The subsoil water is suitable for industrial purposes.
EFFLUENT DISPOSAL FACILITIES.
There is no mentionable nullah available in the district. However, the effluent of the industry can be disposed off in the river Chenab after pre-treatment with permission from Irrigation and Power Department, Government of Punjab.
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.
TEHSIL Primary/ Middle/ High/ School college HOSPITAL POLICE STATION RAILWAY STATIONS POST OFFICE BANKS
Multan 1015 11 12 23 8 120 150
Shujabad 327 1 2 2 5 26 14
Jalalpur Pirwala 222 Nil Nil 2 Nil 8 7
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, vehicles, etc.
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 the establishment of industry outside Ex-Municipal Territorial Limit of Town Committee / Municipal Corporation irrespective of its cost and size except the following:-
- Arms & Ammunition.
- Security Printing Currency & Mint.
- High Explosives.
- Radio Active Substances.
- Alcoholic Beverages or Liquors.
- Cotton Ginning Industry.
- 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 the Environment Protection Department, Government of Punjab is required.
Tourism has been given the status of the industry in accordance with the Ministry of Industries & Production Circular No. 1-129/99-INV-IV dated 2nd August 1999.
The Housing and Construction Sector has also been declared as an industry (Finance Division Notification No. 10(10)/IF-II/98, dated 07.4.1999 and 4.6.1999.
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.