LAHORE - The SMEDA has completed 50 fresh pre-feasibility studies for Prime Minister’s Small Business Loan Scheme announced for young entrepreneurs with an allocated budget of Rs.5 billion for the year 2013-14. According to SMEDA, all of these pre-feasibility studies have been made available free of cost on SMEDA’s website from 4th October onward for utilization of the youth desiring to of the scheme
This is first time in history of SMEDA that such a huge number of pre-feasibility studies have been compiled in the record time of 15 days only. The pre-feasibility studies developed by SMEDA cover 15 major and potential business areas including agri-processing, chemical, construction, dairy & livestock, energy, fisheries, food, furniture, gems & jewelry, horticulture, leather, marble, mineral, services and textile.
The 50 businesses include; Seedoil Extraction Unit (Cotton Seed), Rose Water, Honey Production, Processing, Packing and Marketing, Injection Moulding Plastic Products, Light Weight Roof Tile Manufacturing Unit, Interior Designing and Landscaping, Goat Fattening Farm, Sheep Fattening Farm, Calf Fattening Farm, Camel Farming, Dairy Farm, Layer Farming, Meat Shop, Poultry Farm, Veterinary Clinic, Fodder Production & Trading Company, UPS & Stabilizer Assembling Unit, Inland Fish Farming, Shrimp Farming, Bakery & Confectionery, Wooden Furniture Manufacturing Unit, Gemstone Lapidary, Cut Flower Farm (Gladiolus, Marigold), Cut Flower Farm (Rose), Flower Shop, Off-season Vegetables Farming (High Tunnel), Off-season Vegetables Farming (Low Tunnel), Salt Products ,Pickle Production, Processing, Packaging & Marketing, Spices Processing, Packing & Marketing, Leather Goods Manufacturing Unit (Wallets), Marble & Onyx Products Manufacturing, Marble Mosaic Development Centre, Marble Tiles Manufacturing Unit, Stone Crushing, Day Care Centre, Beauty Clinic, Driving School, Footwear Retail Outlet, Subcontract Workshop Facility, Fast Food Restaurant, Catering & Decorating Services, Direct Marketing, Security Agency, Small to Medium Scale Distribution Agency,  Montessori School, Gaming Zone, Medical Store, Boutique and Hand Made Carpet Manufacturing.