Ease of Doing Business

Reform Points Reform Submission
129 Introduce a provision for allowing the validity of license under the Factories Act, 1948 to be 10 years or more.
130 Ensure that information is available on website on all necessary components for availing a service such as comprehensive list of documents required, procedure with stage wise details, cost and time for completion of each procedure/ step, searchable based on risk category, size of firm, business location and Foreign/ Domestic investor
131 Mandate time-bound delivery through a legislation such as:
1. Right to Services Act / Public Service guarantee Act
2. Equivalent act with punitive provisions and grievance mechanism in case the stipulated timelines are not met.
132 Design and implement an online system and mandate the following features without the requirement of physical visit to the department:
i. Submission of application
ii. Payment of application fee
iii. Track status of application
iv. Download the final signed certificate
v. Third party verification
133 Ensure safety conditions are prescribed in line with the provision made in the OSH Code which permits women to work at night and in all occupations subject to their consent
134 Eliminate the requirement of renewal of registration or allow auto-renewal
135 Ensure that information is available on website on all necessary components for availing a service such as comprehensive list of documents required, procedure with stage wise details, updated cost and time for completion of each procedure/ step, searchable based on risk category, size of firm, business location and Foreign/ Domestic investor
136 Mandate time-bound delivery through a legislation such as:
1. Right to Services Act / Public Service guarantee Act
2. Equivalent act with punitive provisions and grievance mechanism in case the stipulated timelines are not met.
137 Design and implement an online system and mandate the following features without the requirement of physical visit to the department:
i. Submission of application
ii. Payment of application fee
iii. Track status of application
iv. Download the final signed certificate
v. Third party verification
138 Introduce a provision for third party certification for boilers during use u/s 34 (3) of the Boilers Act, 1923, by authorizing Boiler Operation Engineer (BoE) having the following qualification:
1. Graduate in Mechanical/ Production/ Power Plant/ Metallurgical engineering from a recognized institution;
2. Minimum 5 years of experience in the field related to boilers
139 Ensure that information is available on website on all necessary components for availing a service such as comprehensive list of documents required, procedure with stage wise details, cost and time for completion of each procedure/ step, searchable based on risk category, size of firm, business location and Foreign/ Domestic investor
140 Mandate time-bound delivery through a legislation such as:
1. Right to Services Act / Public Service guarantee Act
2. Equivalent act with punitive provisions and grievance mechanism in case the stipulated timelines are not met.
141 States to have an online system and ensure the following features without the requirement of physical visit to the department:
i. Submission of application
ii. Payment of application fee
iii. Track status of application
iv. Download the final signed certificate
v. Third party verification
142 Ensure that information is available on website on all necessary components for availing a service such as comprehensive list of documents required, procedure with stage wise details, cost and time for completion of each procedure/ step, searchable based on risk category, size of firm, business location and Foreign/ Domestic investor
143 Mandate time-bound delivery through a legislation such as:
1. Right to Services Act / Public Service guarantee Act
2. Equivalent act with punitive provisions and grievance mechanism in case the stipulated timelines are not met.
144 States to have an online system and ensure the following features without the requirement of physical visit to the department:
i. Submission of application
ii. Payment of application fee
iii. Track status of application
iv. Download the final signed certificate
v. Third party verification
153 Allow self-certification/ third party certification instead of Departmental inspections under all the labour laws and The Factories Act, 1948. Define the criteria for recognition of third-party agencies/individuals and publish a list on the Department/board portal
154 Mandate to Publish an online dashboard in public domain with following features:
i. Clearly publish the data on number of applications received and granted, and the time taken and cost incurred to grant approvals/certificate
ii. Highlight that the dashboard is updated preferably on real time or updated regularly (daily/weekly/fortnightly/monthly). Date and time of modification may be mentioned

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