About us

The Government of Pakistan established Pakistan Industrial Technical Assistance Centre (PITAC) in 1962 with the merger of Industrial Research and Development Centre (IRDC) and Industrial Productivity Centre(IPC) under the administrative control of Ministry of Industries, Government of Pakistan.

PITAC has continued to train unskilled workmen of SME’s and small-scale workshops (cottage) by the provision of Demand Driven Technical Courses resulting in better income and employment opportunities.In this way, PITAC has directly contributed towards Skill development for the SME’s and light engineering sector in accordance with the National Industrial Policy 2012 devised by Ministry of Industries, government of Pakistan.It is hoped that the workmen acquainted with Technical Skills will be a strong backbone for the industry of this country in the future.

Since its inception PITAC has been rendering Technical Assistance to industry by way of designing and manufacturing of Production tooling Equipment, prototyping, and rendering Training Services to Engineers, Supervisors and Technicians from variety of industries throughout the country.Advisory Services in Metal Works, Steel Re-Rolling, Heat Treatment, Low Cost Automation and Plastic Mould Making has also been an important function of PITAC.