At present, the major industrial units operating in district Bahawalnagar are sugar mills and textile spinning mills. There is also potential for milk processing unit, dairy farms, cattle/sheep/goat fattening farm, tannery, leather products, and machine made wool carpet units.

Industrial Policy

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:

  • Arms & Ammunition
  • Security Printing Currency & Mint
  • High Explosives
  • Radio Active Substances
  • Alcoholic Beverages or Liquors
  • Cotton Ginning Industry
  • Flour Mills