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Pakistan Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) is a non-profit volunteer organization of chemical engineering professionals and associates. Its objective is to:

  •  Work for the uplift of the chemical engineering profession,
  • Provide technical support to its members by arranging seminars, functions, technical lectures and training sessions on various chemical related topics, and
  • Publishes literature, research journal, newsletter etc., to educate and update its members and society with the current activities of the Institute.

These activities help its members in improving their work related skills to their own benefits.

The Institute (PIChE) was founded in 1969 and registered under the act XXI of 1860.

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Date: Nov 02, 2017

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HEC's Best University Teachers Award 2015

Prof. Dr. Mahmood Saleem, was awarded HEC's Best University Teacher award 2015

Date: Feb 22, 2017


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AJK's incredible Hydropower Potential by Engr. Sh. MUshtaq Ahmed VP PIChE

Owing to its unmatched merits associated with hydropower generation over the other modes of power production, such as being efficient, economical, cheap, affordable, safe, sustainable, cost effective, reliable, clean, green (no emissions of Green House Gases – GHGs) and above all having attainability of carbon credits from UN, Water is duly considered next to oil in its power generating potential. In this backdrop, the State of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) stands abundantly blessed and endowed with one of nature’s riches, water that is pulsating in its four rivers Jhelum (the most voluminous river of AJK), Neelum, Poonch and Kunhar in addition to numerous perennial nullahs, streams and brooks stretched along the territories of AJK.

Date: Feb 22, 2017

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Water Picture of Pakistan: an article by Engr. Sh. Mushtaq Ahmed VP PIChE

145 is the approximate number of million acre feet (MAF) of surface water annually available to Pakistan on average by nature. It is the one and only country of the Muslim world blessed with such a voluminous, precious and free bounty of nature. The Indus river and its tributaries; Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Sutlej and Beas collectively known as “Indus water basin” is Pakistan’s pivotal source of fresh surface water that forms the backbone of the Pakistani economy, supplying water to the largest irrigation system of the world, that not only provides 90% of dietary needs and contributes 25% to the GDP but also actively replenishes its ground water resources.

Date: Feb 22, 2017

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