Company Profile

What We Are

Overview

The Urban Sector Planning and Management Services Unit Pvt. Ltd. (The Urban Unit) is a knowledge based organizaton striving to inculcate the sense of proportions among key stakeholders to manage rapid urbanization and improve the standard of living of the people of Pakistan. It has been able to change and redefine the narrative of development in the country; from dogmatic adherence of rural development models towards harnessing the benefits of agglomeration, industrialization and creation of 'system of cities' for accelerated economic growth. The highly qualified and professional staff of the Company is working towards realizing the gains of urbanization in the province of the Punjab as well as Pakistan; developing and implementing the products, models and solutions, for sustainable, inclusive and prosperous cities.

What We Do

The Urban Unit was established in 2006, as a Project Management Unit (PMU) of the Planning and Development Department under the Government of Punjab. In 2012, the PMU was transformed into independent private sector company, registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and fully owned by Government of the Punjab. Its mandate is to give policy advise and services to public and private sector organization in the areas that include inter alia Housing & Urban Planning, Urban Transport, Solid Waste Management, Water & Sanitation, Urban Economics & Municipal Finance, Institutional Development, Capacity Building, and Services Delivery Improvement.

Our Forte

ICT is the cornerstone of the Company. It is country's leading GIS based services provider having the largest and most qualified human capital and infrastructure in the field. We provide IT based tailored solutions, developed in-house, consdering the requirements of our clients. Unlike most of the IT based solution providers, the Urban Unit do possess the domain knowledge and the institutional capacity to understand the complexities of the public and private sector which add value to our products.