Chandigarh Engineering Industries (Punjab)


Chandigarh is a city and union territory that serves as the capital of two states, Haryana and Punjab. It also hosts a prominent cluster of engineering industries, with over 600 MSME units manufacturing various kinds of products such as auto and tractor parts (250 units), steel fabrication components (60 units), railway components (85 units), and fasteners (220 units). The Chandigarh cluster is Asia’s largest manufacturer of fasteners. Most of the engineering units are ancillaries/vendors of large tractor/automobile manufacturers (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and the Indian Railways. The major OEMs catered to by the engineering cluster include Mahindra & Mahindra (earlier Punjab Tractors), Swaraj Enterprises, Sonalika Tractors, Preet Tractors and Combines; other automobile and agricultural components manufacturers; and Indian Railways Rail Coach Factory (Kapurthala) and Diesel Loco Modernization Works (Patiala).

Products manufactured

Auto and tractor parts; steel fabrications; railway components; fasteners

Number of MSMEs


Energy consumption


Main fuels

Electricity; diesel; furnace oil (FO); LPG

Production & turnover

Rs 3500 crores (35 billion)

Total energy consumption (toe)


Leading industry association(s)

  • Industries Association of Chandigarh (IAC)
  • Chandigarh Screw Manufacturers Association (CSMA)

Cluster Profile

Other Resources

Department of Industries, Chandigarh

Source: Data pertains to 2015-16, collected primarily under the TERI-SDC EESE project

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