Industries
 

All achievements in the industrial fields have been made after the partition of the country in 1947. As a result of partition refugees from across the border settled in this district. Fortunately skilled labour from Sialkot (Pakistan) who had the know how for the manufacture of sports and surgical goods settled in this district. Leather industry was already here. With the passage of time a number of other industry like hand-tools, pipe-fittings, rubber-goods, auto-parts, wooden-furniture etc., have been developed in the district. Among blocks, Jalandhar West and Rurka Kalan blocks are industrially developed. Goraya is well known for the production of Ball bearings, auto-parts, lathe chucks and chaff cutting machines.

Sports Good Industry

Jalandhar has the nucleus of sports goods industry in Punjab and has about 90% of the total sports goods units of the State. The product manufactured relates to all traditional products like foot-ball,cricket bats, hockey and cricket balls, hockey sticks, tennis badminton and squash rackets, balls, soft leather goods, shuttle cocks etc. This industry being labour intensive despite inadequate capital and technology, has reached a stage where it is reckoned as a major cottage industry providing direct employment to about 10000 workers.

Hand Tools Industry

Jalandhar is known for the manufacturing of Hand Tools like Spanner set, screw driver, nose pliers etc. 50 units are engaged in the manufacturing of hand tools giving employment to 8000 people.

Auto Parts Industry

Jalandhar is known for the manufacturing of good quality of auto parts.There are 300 units engaged in the manufacturing of auto parts providing employment to 4500 people. Several units are supplying auto parts to the orginal manufacturers of automobiles. There is export of Rs. 213.53 lacs of auto parts from Jalandhar during the year 1991-92.

Rubber Goods Industry

Jalandhar is known for the manufacturing of rubber goods items like V-shape chappals,V-Belts,Scooter/Cycle tyres and rubber rolls. There are 625 units giving employment to 6500 persons. There is export of Rs.682.62 lacs from Jalandhar.

Surgical Instruments

Surgical Instruments units are labour intensive units. There are 275 units in Jalandhar providing employment to 2500 persons.

Tanning Industry

Jalandhar is known for manufacture of shoes and a number of allied units. Bawa Skins is an important export house of Jalandhar. At present, there are a large number of tanning units providing employment to a major section of the scheduled caste and other weaker sections.

All achievements in the industrial fields have been made after the partition of the country in 1947. As a result of partition refugees from across the border settled in this district. Fortunately skilled labour from Sialkot (Pakistan) who had the know how for the manufacture of sports and surgical goods settled in this district. Leather industry was already here. With the passage of time a number of other industry like hand-tools, pipe-fittings, rubber-goods, auto-parts, wooden-furniture etc., have been developed in the district.

Among blocks, Jalandhar West and Rurka Kalan blocks are industrially developed. Goraya is well known for the production of Ball bearings, auto-parts, lathe chucks and chaff cutting machines.

The cottage industry of the district includes carpet weaving, Khadi, hand looms, shoe making, ban making and Carpentry units.

The State Government has also recently established a Regional Engineering Collage and Punjab Technical University at Jalandhar.

On the whole the district represents a strong economy and all the people are hard working, enterprising and innovative in all sectors.

Main Products of the District

  1. Sports goods.
  2. Finished leather and leather goods.
  3. Hand tools.
  4. Rubber goods.
  5. Pipe fittings and Valve & cocks.
  6. Sanitary fittings.
  7. Auto parts.
  8. Surgical goods.
  9. Books publishing.
  10. Electrical goods.
  11. Agriculture implements.
  12. Ball bearings.
  13. Garden tools.
  14. Toffee & tablets making machines.
  15. Building hardware.
  16. Lathe & Drill chucks.
  17. Food products.
Industrial Infrastructure

Sr. No. Name of industrial area Plots (acres) Area
1 Industrial Focal Point Jalandhar City 140 106.61
2 Industrial Focal Point Extension Jalandhar City 348 N.A.
3 Sports & Surgical Goods Complex Jalandhar City 196 52.75
4 Leather Complex Jalandhar City 440 226.22
5 I.D.C. Jalandhar City 100 20k90m
6 Industrial Area Jalandhar City 399 130.50
7 Industrial Estate Jalandhar City 40 5.30
8 Industrial Estate - Adampur 8 31k17m
9 Industrial Estate Nakodar 12 31k14m
10 Industrial Estate Rurka Kalan 11 32k


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Institutional Frame Work

For providing various facilities and infrastructure the following centres / institutions are working in district Jalandhar.

Sr.No. Description by Headed by Address
1 Distt., Industries Centre G.M # B-6,Focal Point,Bye Pass,Jalandhar City
2 Q.M.C cum I.D.C for electrical &engineering goods S.T.O Industrial Estate Bye Pass Jalandhar City
3 -do- for rubber goods Near Sodal Chowk Jalandhar City S.T.O  Industrial Area
4 -do- for sports & leather goods S.T.O -do-
5 -do- for textile goods Assistant Superintendent Nakodar
6 Indl., Development cum Wood seasoning plant S.T.O Kartarpur
7 Training cum Production Manager center - Carpentry Manager Kartarpur
8 Central Institute of Hand Tools Director Principal Near Maqsudan Jalandhar City
9 Director of Boilors - Punjab Director Opposite Radio Station Jalandhar City
10 Asstt.,Controller Weights & Measures Asstt.Controller Q.M.C Rubber Goods
11 Labour Office Asstt.Labour Commissionar Room No. 304, District Administrative Complex Jalandhar
12 Inspector of Factories Inspector  Bhagat Singh Colony Jalandhar City
13  Leather Research &Development Centre Incharge  Near Nari Niketan Nakodar Road Jalandhar City
14 Regional Engineering College Principal B R Ambedkar Engineering College,Jalandhar City
15 Punjab Technical University Vice Chancellor -do-
16 Punjab Financial Corporation. District Manager Garha Road, Jalandhar City
17 Pollution Control Board XEN # 14, Guru Teg Bahadur Nagar, Jalandhar
18 P.S.I.E.C ( Export Corporation ) XEN # 11, Green Park, Jalandhar City
19. Sports Goods Export Promotion Council Chairman 10, Shakti Nagar,
Jalandhar-144 001
(Punjab), INDIA.
Tel. # : +91-181-203734
Website: www.sportsgeepc.com www.sportsgoodsindia.org
20. Engineering Export Promotion Council Assistant Regional Manager Commercial Plot 1, Focal Point, Jalandhar 144004 Phone/Fax- 91-181-290264 Email eepcjal@jla.vsnl.net.in WebSite: http://www.eepc.gov.in
21 Council For Leather Exports Promotion Council
Chairman 3rd floor, CMDA Tower-2 Gandhi Irwin Bridge Road, Egmore,Chennai-600 008
Tel. : (91)44-8594367-71(5lines)
Fax : (91)44-8594363/64
E-Mail : cle@vsnl.com
Website:http://www.leatherindia.org


Associations of the District

Sr.No. Name & Address Telephone No.
1 Federation of Jalandhar Engineering Associations # E-63, Industrial Area, Jalandhar 290513, 290704
2 The Employers Association ( Regd.) # E-63, Industrial Area, Jalandhar --do--
3 Ball Bearings Manufacturers Association c/o: m/s K.H.Industries, Hoshiarpur Road, Jalandhar 291574
4 Surgical Goods Manuacturers Association c/o: m/s International Surgical Industries, Basti Sheikh, Jalandhar
Steel Rolling Mills Association 290107 c/o: m/s Kishan Chand Steel Rolling Mills, Preet Nagar Industrial Area
Pipe Fittings Manufacturers Association c/o: m/s Harcharan Brothers, Bulandpur Road, G.T.Road Bye-Pass, Jalandhar 290985, 290116
Sports Goods Manufacturers & Exporters Association c/o: m/s Soccer International P Ltd.,Basti Sheikh Road, Jalandhar 251889, 250416, 255328
8 Hand Tools Manufacturers Association c/o: m/s Smith Tools Co.,Dada Colony, Jalandhar  
9 Domestic Appliances Manufacturers Association c/o: m/s Kastik ( India ), Near DAV College, Jalandhar  
10 Focal Point Industries Association c/o: m/s Victor Tools P Ltd.,Focal Point, Jalandhar 290400, 292200
11  Punjab Valve & Cocks Manufacturers Association 291660 c/o; m/s Kumar Steel Industries, Out-side Industrial Area 291661 Jalandhar 290879
12  Auto Parts Manufacturers Association c/o: m/s KMP Mfg., Co.,# B-10 &11, Industrial Estate Jalandhar 293911, 293912
13  Jalandhar Foundry Association c/o: m/s Hind Murti P Ltd.,Preet Nagar, Industrial Area, Jalandhar 291514 
14  Jalandhar Rubber Blowing Agents Manufacturers Association, c/o: m/s Chopra Industries Hoshiarpur Road, Jalandhar 292494, 291872
15 Iron Foundry Association c/o: m/s R.S.Mfg.Co.,Dada Colony, Jalandhar 290470
16 Centrifugal Pumps Assembling Association c/o: m/s Jai Jawan Industries, Kapurthala Road, Jalandhar  
17 Jalandhar Industrial Focal Point Extension Association # D-52, Focal Point Extension, Jalandhar 291292, 224959
18 Hoshirpur Road Factories Owners Association c/o: m/s SIJ Chains Ltd.,Hoshiarpur Road, Jalandhar 237897, 237898
19  Northern India Switch Gears Manufacturers Association c/o: m/s Eagle Electricals Corporation, # S-36, Industrial Area, Jalandhar 290277, 291026
20  Jalandhar Rubber Goods Manufacturers Association c/o: m/s Decent Rubber Industries, Basti Sheikh Road, Jalandhar 251838, 253656, 293922
21  Jalandhar Hand Tools Manufacturers Association & Steel Fabricators Association c/o: m/s Star Metal Works, Main Bazar, Basti Guzan Jalandhar 253099  
22 Hoshiarpur Road Industries & Traders Association c/o: m/s Chopra Industries, Hoshiarpur Road, Jalandhar 292494
23 Jalandhar Forgings & Engineering Association c/o: m/s Zoloto Industries, Kapurthala Road, Jalandhar 255600
24 Nakodar Chamber of Commerce & Industries c/o: m/s Dhiman Systems, Nakodar 20469, 20707
25 The Small Scale Bearings Manufacturers Association c/o: m/s Crescent Industrial Corporation, Goraya  
26 Goraya Regd.,Factory Owners Association c/o: m/s GNA Entreprises, Goraya 62301 to 62306


Setting up Industry & Registration

While selecting the item for setting up the industrial unit, entrepreneurs have to keep in mind the following points:

  • Availability of Technology / Technical know-how
  • Marketing arrangements
  • Financial arrangements
  • Site selection in relation to the incentives available
  • Management aspects
  • Availability of electric power, raw material and man power
Flow Chart For Setting up a SSI Unit

Obtain information on possible product lines

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Identify suitable lines of activity

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Obtain information on marketing, technical & financial aspects of these lines of activity

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Select the product

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Prepare a project profile/report

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Obtain a Provisional Registration Certificate and get permission from the concerned authorities if necessary

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Apply for the necessary infrastructure for plots/sheds, NOC from Pollution Control Board, Power & Water connection etc.

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Apply and obtain finance from financial institutions Simultaneously

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  • arrange machinery
  • construct shed if required
  • obtain NOC from the pollution control board
  • arrange for electrical power connection
  • arrange for water & sewerage connection
  • recruit staff required
  • arrange for raw material
  • arrange for marketing

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Commissioning of the plant & trial run

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Commercial Production

Registration of Industrial Units

The table below indicates the historical evolution of the definition of small scale and ancillary units:

YEAR SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES ANCILLARY INDUSTRIES
1955 Upto Rs. 5 lacs in FCI and employment less 50/100 workers with/without power. ---
1960 Upto Rs. 5 lacs in FCI. ---
1966 Upto Rs. 7.5 lacs in plant and machinery. Upto Rs. 10 lacs in plant and machinery.
1975 Upto Rs. 10 lacs in plant and machinery. Upto Rs. 15 lacs in plant and machinery.
1980 Upto Rs. 20 lacs in plant and machinery. Upto Rs. 25 lacs in plant and machinery.
1985 Upto Rs. 35 lacs in plant and machinery. Upto Rs. 45 lacs in plant and machinery.
1991 Upto Rs. 60 lacs in plant and machinery. Upto Rs. 75 lacs in plant and machinery.
Dec. 1997 Upto Rs. 300 lacs in plant and machinery. Upto Rs. 300 lacs in plant and machinery.

Note: The registration scheme does not have a statutory basis. It is not mandatory for a small scale unit to register itself. The unit would normally get registered to avail the benefits, incentives or support given either by State or Central Government.

Registration Authorities:

1. For SSI units: General Manager District Industries Centre Application to be made on prescribed forms
2. For Large & Medium Industrial units Secretariat for Industrial Approvals, Ministry of Industry, Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi - 110001 IL-Form with 7 spare copies along with fee of Rs. 2500/-.


Types of SSI Registration:
  • Provisional Registration and
  • Permanent Registration.
Provisional Registration:

In the pre-production stage, a provisional registration certificate is given. Gene--rally this certificate can be obtained from the DIC within 24 hours. The validity is for a period of 5 years or till the date of starting of production by the unit, whichever is earlier.

The provisional registration certificate enables the unit to obtain various benefits required in the pre-production stage:

  • Obtaining term loans and working capital limits from banks / financial institutions under priority sector lending.
  • Facilities for accommodation, land and other statutory approvals or permissions
  • Obtaining necessary NOCs and clearances from regulatory bodies such as pollution control boards, labor regulation etc.
Permanent Registration:

Once the unit comes into production, a permanent registration certificate is given to the unit upon application. This certificate is given within 30 days of the application. The permanent registration certificate is issued in perpetuity subject to some conditions. This certificate enables a unit to get various incentives and concessions:

  1. Excise exemption.
  2. Income Tax benefits and Sales Tax benefits as per State Govt., Policies.
  3. Price and Purchase Preference.
  4. Availability of raw material depending on existing policies.
  5. Other incentives and concessions given by State Governments (e.g. capital investment subsidies, interest subsidy, sales tax exemption/deferment, etc.)