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Industry

Economic Activities in the City:

With the passage of time industry of all types have been established in Okara. Furthermore, heavy productive industry is rapidly increasing in the area including Vegetable Oil & Ghee, Papers and Board Mills, Packaging Industry, Sugar Mills, Electronic Appliances (including refrigerator, Air- conditioned, Deep freezer industry etc.) Cotton & Textile, Surgical Cotton, Feed Mills, Flour Mills, Rice & Processing Mills, Environmentally protected poultry houses, export quality Crockery product manufacturing, services and professional Associations have also been developed in Okara. At present, about 250 environmentally protected Poultry Houses have since been established. Present set up of industrial development is appended below:

 

Major Industries

Nos.

1

Sugar Mills

02

2

Cotton & Textile Mills

17

3

Vegetable Oil & Ghee Mills

04

4

Paper and Board Mills

04

5

Poultry Feed Mills

05

6

Flour Mills

08

7

Electronic / Electric Appliances

02

8

Dairy Products

03

9

Food Industry

06

10

Confectionary

20

11

Cotton Ginning & Pressing

27

12

Cotton Waste

09

13

Surgical Cotton/ Bandages

32

14

Dairy Farms

07

15

Rice Processing Units

16

16

Rice Mills (due to Power crises about 30 Rice Mills are partially in working)

124

17

Seed Processing

04

18

Foundry

30

19

Agriculture Implements

42

20

Unani (Herbal) Medians

04

21

Environmentally Protected Poultry

248

22

Soap/ Detergent

22

23

Sewing Machine

04

24

Ice Factory & Cold Storage

150

25

Shoe Manufacturing

51

26

Petrol Pumps

12

27

C.N.G Station

11

28

Hatchery

01

 

Traditional Crops (Rice, Maize & Potato)

Rice, Maize & Potato are the main traditional crops of Okara District. Okara is considered as HUB of Par Boiled Rice as well. “Analyzing the level of production of Potato and Maize, Okara leads not only other Districts and Provinces in its 70% of total Potato and Maize produce in the country but also it equals in both Agriculture yields with India. Both these products have gained a traditional status for Okara District as in the Top Agriculture list as a yield producing and profit raising areas of the Sub-Continent”.

Being the land of farmers, its milk production is at No. 4 in the world. Poultry, Environmentally protected Protein Farms, Cattle, Fish Farming and Gardening have been the ride businesses of the farmers ever since. Okara has fertile land with enormous potential in agriculture yield. It meets the major food requirements of all kind of grains, dairy products, fruits, vegetables, meat, beef, poultry and confectionary. The district-wise production of Potato and Maize, Okara leads not only all other districts but also provinces with its contributions equal to 70% of the total yield Maize for which Okara District is in the top agriculture produce list and which is being used in manufacturing Cooking Oil (Corn Oil).

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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