Punjab Halal Development Agency has been established after the approval of Chief Minister of Punjab and formally notified under the administrative control of Livestock & Dairy Development Department, Government of the Punjab with its Secretariat at Punjab Agriculture & Meat Company, Government of the Punjab. The Agency is consisting diversified technical experts and headed by the learned Shariah Scholar Mr. Justice (R) Khalil-ur-Rehman Khan.Scope of the Agency
PHDA, being a leading entity of Government of the Punjab is established for coordinating overall development of Halal Industry and devising a comprehensive strategy to spearhead the coordination & facilitation in Halal sector through R&D interventions in collaboration with national & international research institutes. Moreover, Agency has been enjoined to prescribe standards and process Halal certification of the following amongst other need based products: meat, dairy, food & beverages, fruit/vegetables, grains & oil seeds, ingredient sector, animal by-products industry (consumer care products-industrial, chemical, etc.), pharmaceuticals.