Functions

The Directorate General performs various functions at Disctrict and Provincial levels which are listed below:

District Level

  • Control, Monitoring and Stabilization of prices of essential commodities and exercise the powers of Price Control Magistrates
  • Up-dating of District Pre-investment Studies
  • Census of Manufacturing Industries (CMI) Returns
  • Preparation of Directory of Industrial Establishments
  • Registration of Firms under Partnership Act, 1932
  • Registration of Societies/Associations under the Societies Registration Act 1860 and Companies Ordinance, 1984/2017
  • Feedback to the Government of Punjab on formulating industrial/trade import and export policies
  • Organizing the Industrial Exhibitions
  • Monitoring of all work related to weights & measures including petrol pumps / CNG stations, calibrated tanks, fillers / dip tanks, shops, commercial establishments, factories and other establishments 
  • Licencing to Repairs, Manufacturers and Dealers of Weights & Meausres 
 
Provincial Level
 
  • To implement ‘The Punjab Industries (Control on Establishment & Enlargement), Ordinance, 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 Companies Ordinance, 1984/2017
  • Monitoring of all work related to weights & measures including petrol pumps / CNG stations, calibrated tanks, fillers / dip tanks, shops, commercial establishments, factories and other establishments 
  • Coordinate meetings of Cabinet Committee on price control, preparation of agenda, working papers, minutes and presentations
  • Monitoring prices of essential commodities
  • Maintaining IT based data of daily prices including spot prices and its analysis
  • Coordination of Ramzan Plan