LAHORE In the wake of the power as well as the gas shortage in the country, the Punjab Industrial Estates (PIE) has decided to establish its own power plants based on alternate fuel energy, not only at Sundar but also at Rahim Yar Khan, Bhalwal and Multan industrial estates. Chairman PIE SM Tanveer said that the Ministry of Petroleum has refused to provide gas. He said a special case was taken up with the ministry in this regard but the govt did not accept the request. In this scenario, the PIE management has started considering to set up its own power plant based own alternate energy fuels other than the gas or diesel. Talking about loans given to PIE by the Punjab government, he said that PIE had already returned Rs 100 millions. He said PIE is establishing new Industrial Estates of Rahim Yar Khan and Bhalwal (Sargodha) and land for both estates has already been acquired. Tanveer said that PIE was striving to provide international standard facilities at its Industrial Estates, including construction of Combined Effluent Treatment Plants.