Evaluation and Ranking of Barriers to Industry Development and Providing Development Strategies in Sistan and Baluchestan

Document Type : Research Article (Original Article)


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Zahedan, Iran.


This research tries to identify the barriers to industry development in Sistan and Baluchestan and rank them and then provide industry development strategies in Sistan and Baluchestan. The statistical population of the present research consists of all the planners and managers of industrial organizations, Ministry of Industry and Mines Department Office of Strategic Planning and Sanat O Madan Bank in Sistan and Baluchestan. Among them using simple sampling (197 people) 38 of the planners and 158 of expert managers from the mentioned organization, were selected as expert and knowledgeable in this field as sample. In order to analyze the collected data Chi-square and Friedman tests and SPSS was used. In this regard, the barriers are put into the four groups of financial and currency credit, technology, specialist human resources and the supply of raw materials. The barriers such as lack of support from strong financial centers including banks for manufacturer, problems related to entering advanced machines and technology, capital flight from the province, assigning facilities to non-specialist people, specialized labor flight from the province, and lack of incentives for investing in the province are among the most important barriers to industrial development; and strategies are provided to remove them.