steps to set up an industry PIPDIC

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 its clearance.

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 clearances expeditiously.

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:-

(a) 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;

(d) Permission for land use conversion and ground water clearance from Agricultural Department;

(e) Power feasibility Certificate from Electricity Department;

(f ) Building Plan approval from Pondicherry Planning Authority;

(g) Clearance from Health Department;

(h) Clearance from Fire Service Department;

(i) Clearance from Revenue Department;

(j) Licence from Food and Drugs Administration;

(k) Licence 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.

First working day of every month has been earmarked for this meeting.

After installing machinery, entrepreneurs have to get licences from the concerned Municipality/Commune Panchayat.

Licence from 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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