PSQCA starts operation against un-licensed steel mills


Lahore, December 07, 2022 (Press Release): Pakistan Standards & Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) on Wednesday started operation against illegal and un-licensed steel factories and seized hundreds of tons deformed steel bars and other products of 6 units.
The team also barred the mills from manufacturing the products.
On orders of federal minister for Science and Technology Agha Hassan Baloch and Secretary Ghulam Muhammad Memon, the Director General PSQCA Zainul Abedin gave task to Director Standard Development Centre Conformity Assessment Muhammad Rizwan who constituted a team for operation.
The team raided visited Daroghawala and found six illegal and un-licensed steel mill who were producing steel deformed bars.
The team seized hundreds of tons deformed steel bars and other products.
Stock of a cable manufacturing unit was also seized and barred it from production.
Director General PSQCA Zainul Abedin said that crackdown against illegal and unlicensed steel products would continue without any discrimination and no leniency would be given in this regard.
He asked the steel mills to get registered with PSQCA as soon as possible otherwise action would be taken against sale points also.

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