The district has metalled road-length of 1,419
Kilometres. The district is linked with Lodhran, Bahawalnagar Vehari and
Rahimyar Khan Districts through metalled road.
The main Peshawar-Karachi
railway line passes through Bahawalpur District. The district is linked with
Rahim Yar Khan, Hasilpur and Lodhran through railway network.
GENERAL QUALITY AND AVAILABILITY OF SUB-SOIL WATER:
The sub soil water in the
district is suitable for industrial purposes.
EFFLUENT DISPOSAL FACILITIES:
Since most of the industrial
activity consists of cotton ginning and oil mills, no serious effluent
disposal problems exist at present. However, if some effluent generating
industries are established in the district then effluent can be discharged
into sem-nullah / river with permission from Irrigation and Power
Department, Government of the Punjab.
There are 11 grid stations in the district (ranging in
capacity from 66 KV to 220 KV)
gas is available in Ahmedpur East, Uch-Sharif, Khanqah-Sharif and Bahawalpur
There are 32 telephone
exchanges operating in the district (ranging in capacity from 50 lines to
6574 lines). Cellular phone services are available in the district.
SOCIAL INFRA-STRUCTURAL FACILITIES:
facilities (Public Sector) available in the district (public sector) are
given in Table n Tehsil se basis.