National Engineering Services Pakistan
|This article relies on references to primary sources. (December 2013)|
The National Engineering Services Pakistan (reporting name: NESPAK), is a multinational and globally competitive state-owned enterprise of Government of Pakistan. It is one of the largest and one of the apex engineering consultant management organization in Asia and Africa, and maintains a well international reputation. It is funded by Government of Pakistan, with assistance of international funding agencies including IBRD, ADB and IDB.
Founded in 1973 by the Government of Pakistan, it undertaken the operations in the country and expanded its operational scope in Central Asia and Africa with completing more than 450 projects worldwide. NESPAK is registered with a number of international funding agencies such as IBRD, ADB, IDB, etc. To date, NESPAK has undertaken 3427 projects, of which 2926 have been domestic and 501 have been overseas projects located in Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Dominica, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Libya, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Republic of Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, UAE and Uzbekistan.
The cumulative cost of the projects undertaken by NESPAK is US $ 201 billion. The Company’s success lies in the hard work of its highly skilled employees and commitment to quality in every facet of its operation. It was this commitment that led it to become the first engineering consultancy organization in Pakistan to obtain ISO 9001 QMS certification in 1998. Another landmark has been achieved by NESPAK in its endeavors towards quality, through conversion of the existing ISO 9001 Quality Management System to the latest version of the standard viz. ISO 9001:2000 and subsequent award of Evergreen Certificates in December 2003.
The Company is managed by a Board of Directors comprising a Chairman, a Managing Director and 11 other Directors. The day-to-day functions of the Company are looked after by the Managing Director assisted by Executive Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents/ Division Heads. Various divisions headed by Vice Presidents/General Managers are broadly divided into project management and specialty groups. The project management divisions are responsible for management of projects and the specialty divisions are centers of excellence for various disciplines.
NESPAK provides services in the following sectors:
- Water Resources Development and Dam Engineering
- Architecture and Planning
- Public Health Engineering
- Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
- Information Technology (IT) and GIS
- Structure Design
- Construction Management
Field of Specialization
NESPAK, having expertise in almost all engineering disciplines, specializes in the fields of power and mechanical; water and agriculture; architecture and planning; highways, bridges, airports and seaports; environmental and public health engineering; engineering for industry; heating, ventilation and air-conditioning; information technology and geographical information systems (GIS).
NESPAK has on its rolls some of the best professionals in various fields of engineering. It has also been able to attract a large number of Pakistani experts from abroad. NESPAK is thus able to offer the services of highly qualified and experienced professionals. At present, NESPAK has a staff strength of 3984 employees including 2916 highly qualified engineers, architects, planners, geologists, economists and other professionals.