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Gatwala Commercial Hub , Faisalabad is Punjab’s biggest and Pakistan’s second largest mixed use, real estate project. It has a covered area of over 3.1 million sq. ft.

This mega project, designed and developed by Shah Nawaz Associates, is located, at the junction of Canal Expressway and Lahore Sheikhupura Road. The road in front of the GCH project, has an average traffic count of 30 vehicles per minute. become, the city’s next mega center for trade, commerce, industries as well as residential projects.

 

Gatwala Commercial Hub

Rethinking Master Plans in Pakistan

Cities are considered the engines of economic growth; from the literature of the evolution of cities. It can be deduced that urban centres worldwide have evolved owing to the cities being hubs of trade. If observed keenly, life in cities is organized around commerce and trade, and the people in the cities move from rural areas to do business or work in the country’s services sector. Population growth, increasing businesses, and expanding opportunities in the city are diminishing the boundaries between city and villages. Graana.com, through this blog, highlights why there is a need to rethink the master plans of the city. Travelling through GT Road, we can...

Breaking the Cycle of Animal Abuse

Introduction Animal cruelty is on the rise and constantly becoming a generally accepted norm in Pakistan. The plight of the voiceless victims can only be heard by the select few, those who can reflect on the sacredness of life and feel the suffering of others as their own. Indeed, that is a quality that is fundamental to ending the misery of humans and those who have coexisted with humanity since the very beginning of society. One can successfully argue the urgency of many problems in modern societies such as poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and rising rate of crime; however, taking the responsibility to help, care, and pay attention towards...

PM says industrial development among top priorities

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Tuesday, stated that industrial development was going to be a priority for the government to ensure all small and medium enterprises were provided with the opportunity to receive employment.  Federal Minister for Industries and Production Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar briefed the Prime Minister on the projects that were currently underway. He also gave an overview of the 1500 actress industrial zone in Karachi and SME policy. “Significant growth in large-scale industry is welcome, despite the corona factor and this is due to the government’s positive policies. Employment opportunities are being created in the country by the industries running at their full potential,” stated.    For more...

Pros and Cons of Online Education

The rapid rise in COVID-19 cases has affected the entire world greatly. Be it any sector, business, or academic this pandemic has changed and affected many things drastically. Talking about the education sector, due to COVID-19, the schools have shut down worldwide. This means that over 1.2 billion children globally are out of classrooms. This has brought a massive change in education, opening the door to e-learning. With e-learning, tutorials and lectures are delivered to students at their convenience on a digital interface. According to the research, online learning has shown increased retention of information and has been time efficient at the same time. This indicates that the changes...

CM Balochistan approves over Rs7bn for development projects

QUETTA: The Chief Minister (CM) of Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan Alyani has approved over Rs7 billion to complete various development schemes. A sum of Rs7 billion has been approved to complete 135 road projects. The CM also allocated funds for the construction of low-cost housing schemes in five districts and ordered the authorities to submit the feasibility study for the project. In addition, 114 schemes will be worth Rs1.7 billion were okayed. A total of Rs100 million were approved for the first ‘smart building’ under the provincial information department. The CM sanctioned a sum of Rs1 billion each for 114 schemes to be developed for the Sports department – including...

How to Fertilize Indoor Plants

To fertilize indoor plants in the best way possible, it is essential to pay attention to their environment subtly. To know when to feed the houseplants is a daunting challenge, even for long-term houseplant fertilizers. In this blog, we will be discussing the fundamental insights of houseplant fertilizer and discuss when and how to feed your houseplants. Why Fertilize? Houseplants must be fertilized to be healthy and long-lasting. Naturally, plants possess exposure to the nutrients which are essential for them to grow. Since your houseplants don’t have access to the outer world, they are deprived of all the minerals and vitamins present in nature. Hence, your indoor plants depend...

How Construction Financing Works?

Introduction Pakistan’s real estate industry has seen a rebound in the past several months due to the government’s multiple incentives and regulatory measures. The real estate sector is essential for an emerging economy as it has forward and backward linkages with more than 40 allied sectors. The housing and construction sector is the main driver for real estate activity. With the recent surge in demand for construction projects, the raw material cost has risen sharply, making construction difficult for developers. Therefore, the subsequent construction activity has also been restricted, and people are investing more in buying plots than carrying our real estate development. The State Bank of Pakistan...

پنجاب میں سرمایہ کاری کے خصوصی زون بنانے کا فیصلہ

لاہور: پنجاب کے صوبائی وزیر برائے صنعت و تجارت میاں اسلم اقبال کا کہنا ہے کہ صوبے کو اقتصادی سرگرمیوں کا مرکز بنانے پر کام تیزی سے جاری ہے۔ اُن کا کہنا تھا کہ کاروباری سرگرمیوں کیلئے سازگار ماحول کے بدولت پنجاب کو مقامی اور بین الاقوامی سرمایہ کاروں کی خصوصی توجہ حاصل ہے۔ اُنہوں نے کہا کہ تین سال کے عرصے میں 23 اسمال انڈسٹریل اسٹیٹس کا قیام کیا جاچکا ہے جبکہ 13 خصوصی اقتصادی زونز پر کام عمل میں ہے۔ مزید خبروں اور اپڈیٹس کے لیے وزٹ کیجئے گرانہ بلاگ۔ ...

Work underway to transform Punjab into investment hub

ISLAMABAD: The government has launched work to transform Punjab into an investment hub by boosting trade and economic activities. The announcement was made by the provincial Minister for Industries and Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal while speaking at the 35th Annual General Meeting of Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA). So far, the government has set up 23 small industrial estates within three years, with 13 Special Economic Zones (SEZs), it was informed. “Growing investment in these projects is an expression of confidence in the prime minister’s economic policies,” he added. In addition, the attendees of the meeting were assured provision of facilities to boost investment in the country.   For news and blogs, visit...

گھر پر سکیورٹی کیمروں کے استعمال کا دُرست طریقہء کار

آجکل کا دور ہی کچھ ایسا ہے کہ انسان ہمہ وقت خود کو غیر محفوظ محسوس کرتا ہے۔ میڈیا پر چلنے والی آئے روز کی خبریں، اخبارات میں چھپنے والا خصوصی کرائم سیکشن اور ہر دوسرے شخص کے ساتھ ہونے والے خطرناک نوعیت کے واقعات گویا ہمارے اذہان میں ایک مخصوص جگہ بنا چکے ہیں۔ یوں تو خود کو محفوظ کرنا گویا غیر محفوظ ہونے کی ہی علامت ہے مگر آج کے دور میں اپنی حفاظت کو اولین ترجیح بنانا ہی عقلمندی ہے۔ ٹیکنالوجی کا کردار ٹیکنالوجی نے ہماری زندگی آسان سے آسان تر بنا دی ہے۔ زندگی کا جو بھی حصہ، جو بھی معاملہ دیکھ لیں، ہمیں ٹیکنالوجی...