Resource & Licensing

  • The Resource and Licencing Wing was established as an independent and important pillar of the Punjab Food Authority in April 2017 under the supervision of the Additional Director General (Resource and Licencing).
  • Initially, R&L Wing started its operations with a handful of employees. In August 2017, its operations were started in all districts of Punjab by recruiting Assistant Directors (R&L) and Enforcement Inspectors 
  • The R&L wing further evolved by switching from manual licensing to e-licensing for revenue collection.
  • E-Licensing according to the PFA Act 2011
  • Recovery of License Fees and Fines
  • Assistant Directors R&L are co-signatories with DDOs in 36  districts to ensure financial discipline.
  • Inspection report for change of categories
  • Implementation of licencing reforms
  • Revenue generation for the Punjab Food Authority
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  • When and how one can apply for License?
Ans: The Food Business Operator can apply for License only when he starts business. He can apply either through Punjab Food Authority Official Application or can visit one window for his/her business license.
  • When and which team will verify License?
Ans: After License applied by the Food Business Operator, the Food Safety Team from Operation’s wing/ Enforcement Team from Resource & Licensing will verify License.
  • What will be the License Fee?
Ans: According to the Business Scale/ nature, the License Fee will be imposed to the business & revised accordingly.
  • Validity of Business License?
Ans: Business License will be valid for One Year.
  • When to submit License Fee?
Ans: After verification by Food Safety Team/ Enforcement Team, the Food Business Operator will receive an SMS for the Business License Fee, which is to deposit in any Branch of Allied Bank or through Easy Paisa.
  • When to receive License Card after recommendation by team?
Ans: After Fee submission, the license will be dispatch to food business operator via courier at their business address or he will receive Business License Certificate within One Week from one window or from the mentioned the link in the FBO’s Profile.
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