Punjab Grain Silos Project

Project Features

  • Construction of silos to store 50,000 MT at one Bulk Storage Facility (BSF)
  • Wheat handling system including un-loading, sampling, protein grading, fumigation, aeration and loading systems
  • Protein testing and separation system
  • Electronic wheat sampling and recording system
  • Computerized wheat receipt and dispatch data management

Project Services Delivery/Economic Benefits

  • Bulk-Bulk-Bulk Model to eliminate corrupt practices in wheat storage, resulting in much better value for money for farmer, the Government and the miller
  • Value creation for the consumers and the Government (NPV of Rs. 6.6/- billion over the life of the Project)
  • Net Present Value for Government of Punjab of Rs. 1.882 Billion
  • Savings for Farmers at Rs. 175/MT
  • Savings for Millers at Rs. 672/MT
  • Project savings - Rs. 1,815/MT
  • Paradigm shift from the present scenario of wheat trade towards the commodity exchange program


Bulk Storage Sites divided in two sub-groups (4+3):

  • Sub-Group 1: Lahore, Sahiwal, Bahawalnager, Bahawalpur (200,000 MT)
  • Sub-Group 2: Multan, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur (150,000 MT)

Concerned/Sponsoring Agency
Food Department

Project Type
Build-Own-Operate (BOO)

Current Status
2 sites awarded



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