|PROCEDURE FOR STARTING A SMALL
For starting a Small Scale Industry (Other than
Chemical, Chemical based industries and highly polluting industries),
entrepreneurs have to first apply to the Directorate of Industries at
Pondicherry. Branch Office at Karaikal, Sub Office at Mahe and Yanam,
depending on the location of the unit for Provisional SSI
Registration, in the form prescribed by the Development Commissioner
(SSI), New Delhi.
In case of Chemical and Chemical based
industries, entrepreneurs have to first get clearance from the
Committee for Chemical Industries through the Directorate of
Industries and then approach for provisional SSI registration after
All the entrepreneurs irrespective of their
size of investment, may approach the 'Single Window Committee'
(Functioning in the District Industries Centre) for getting the said
The District Industries Centre will
forward the complete set of applications received from the
entrepreneurs to the concerned Municipality/Commune Panchayat. In
turn, the Municipality/Commune Panchayat after getting clearances from
the concerned Departments/ Organisations, will issue permission for
establishment of the industrial units. The Municipalities/Commune
Panchayat will obtain the following clearances depending upon the
nature of the manufacturing activities:-
NOC on pollution angle from the Department of Science, Technology
and Environment (Second working day of every month is earmarked for
environmental clearances meeting);
(b) Approval of Factory
Building and Machinery lay out from the Inspectorate of Factories;
(c) Site clearance from Town and Country Planning Department;
Permission for land use conversion and ground water clearance from
(e) Power feasibility Certificate
from Electricity Department;
(f ) Building Plan approval
from Pondicherry Planning Authority;
(g) Clearance from
(h) Clearance from Fire Service
(i) Clearance from Revenue Department;
Licence from Food and Drugs Administration;
from Civil Supplies Department.
In order to
help the entrepreneurs to get the above clearances, procedures are
being simplified. Single Window Committee, under the Chairmanship of
the Secretary to Government (Industries) is being given a new vigour
with meaningful "Single Point Deliberation" with the
concerned decision making departments/authorities right in the
presence of the promoters of the industries.
High degree of
earnestness and transparency is being instilled into the process.
working day of every month has been earmarked for this meeting.
installing machinery, entrepreneurs have to get licences from the
concerned Municipality/Commune Panchayat.
Inspectorate of Factories and consent orders from the Department of
Environment for operation of the unit.
After commencement of
regular production, the entrepreneurs have to apply for Permanent SSI
Registration to the Directorate of Industries.
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