• Bio-resource rich state

  • Specialized infrastructure to support Lifesciences industry
  • Punjab is home to a number of leading academic and research institutes such as NABI, NIPER, IISER, IIT Ropar, Panjab University, PGIMER


  • Development of Mohali Biotechnology Park

  • Investment of Rs …………… in next 5 years

  • Employment creation……………….in next 5 years


  • Punjab is home to 19 Universities, 102 Engineering colleges, 193 Polytechnics, 369, it is and 11 medical institutions, many of which offers life sciences programs
  • Key facilities offered in the state include National Facility for Microbial Culture Collection, Bioinformatics, National Facility for Bio-equivalence & Biotechnology Outreach and IPR Support


Knowledge City, SAS Nagar

  • India’s first Agri- Food Biotech Cluster with NABI (A joint venture of Government of Punjab and Deptt. of Biotechnology, Government of India
  • The cluster encompasses institutional zone comprising National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Innovation Zone comprising Centre of Innovative & Applied Bioprocessing (CIAB) and Punjab Biotechnology Incubator (PBTI) and Industrial Zone comprising Mohali Biotechnology Park.
  • Knowledge city has all key elements of a healthy Lifesciences ecosystem: human resources, R&D facilities, analytical support, a platform for innovation, incubation, commercialization and outreach/IPR support.


Fiscal Incentives for MSME/Large units

  • MSME – 100% Reimbursement of net SGST, Exemption in ED, SD
  • MSME – 5% Interest Subsidy for Border and Kandi Area
  • MSME – Assistance for Finance, Technology, Marketing & Exports
  • Large – 75% of net SGST, 100% Exemption in ED, SD & 50% Property Tax
  • Thrust Sector – 100% of net SGST, 100% Exemption in ED, SD & 50% PTax
  • Early Bird Units in New Industrial Parks – 100% of net SGST upto 125% FCI

Fiscal Incentives for Anchor Unit

  • 100% Reimbursement of net SGST for 15years upto 200% of FCI
  • 100% Exemption from CLU/EDC
  • Employment Generation Incentive @Rs.30,000/employee/year
  • CLU in Agriculture Zone for minimum land area of 50 Acres

Non-Fiscal Incentives

  • Exemption from PAPRA and Grant of CLU for Anchor Projects
  • 365 days operation without any weekly offs
  • Exemption from Consent Management for Green Category Units


  • Sun Pharma

  • Panacea Biotec

  • NecLife

  • DSM

  • GSK

  • Indswift

  • Montek Biopharma

existing partners


  1. Development of Mohali Biotechnology Park with following facilities:

Manufacturing facility upto orange category

R&D centre: The State Government shall develop plug-and-play Lab space upto 5,000 sq. ft., to be leased to companies

Incubation centre

Skill development and training centre

Provision for housing will be exclusively for executives and workers of the industrial units housed in the mega life science park

A national/ international level biotech company as anchor unit