Speedy Grant of License by PSQCA

  Reduction in Time for Obtaining Certification Marks License Reform Description Time for Getting Licensee from PSQCA Reduced Substantially Before: PSQCA was allowed 45 days to issue a C.M license, causing delay and extra cost. After:  A m aximum period of 28 days is fixed to grant a license. Sector Manufacturing (Food Products, Light Engineering,…

NOC requirement of EPA for low-risk buildings eliminated

    Eliminate NOC Requirement of EPA for Buildings of Non-Hazardous Category Sector Construction Sector, Industrial Premises (Manufacturing Sector) Beneficiaries SMEs Jurisdiction/Location Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Department KP Environment Protection Agency Date of Implementation 26-06-2021 Timeline Last 3 months  Details  Difficulty ●      All businesses constructing buildings in KP had to obtain NOC from Environment Protection Agency which…

Unnecessary Requirements for PPE Manufacturers Eliminated

Introduction of Separate Regime for Non-Sterile Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Manufacturers Reform Description Requirements for Manufacturing of Non-Sterile PPEs Simplified Before: The manufacturers of PPEs were following a pharmaceutical regime which required them to hire pharmacists and install HVAC systems etc., causing huge financial burden. After:  Under the new Regime, all such unnecessary requirements have…

Simplification of Inspection Regime for PSQCA License

Elimination of Multiple Inspections to License Manufacturers to use Certification Mark Reform Description PSQCA Introduced a Simple Inspection Regime for Licence Before: PSQCA used to visit the factory multiple times before granting the license, which took several weeks. After: The entire inspection/ verification process is completed in one day now. Sector Manufacturing (Food Products, Light…

Restriction Uplifted on use of Premises for Combined Manufacturing of Medicines and Medical Devices

Manufacturing of Pharmaceutical drugs/ Medicines and Medical Devices Now Allowed in Same Premises  Reform Description  DRAP has allowed use of Approved Premises for Additional relevant Processes such as Manufacturing Medical Devices  Before: DRAP restricted utilization of approved premises for production of other relevant products due to which businesses couldn’t utilize extra space in manufacturing of…

Timelines Prescribed for Change of Name, Load and other Particulars in Electric Connections

Timelines Prescribed for Change of Name, Load and other Particulars in Electric Connections Reform Description  NEPRA has Prescribed Robust Timelines for Change of Name, Load and other Particulars in Electric Connections Before: For different categories of electric connections, change of name, load and other particulars used to take a long time since there was no…