Central Services
Service Id Service Name Ministry / Department Link
1 Industrial Entrepreneur Memorandum (IEM)- Large- and medium-scale industries exempted from licensing are only required to file in the prescribed Part A of Industrial Entrepreneurs’ Memorandum (IEM), and obtain an acknowledgement Ministry of Commerce and Industry Link
2 Industrial License- For those industries which are covered by Industries (Development & Regulation) Act 1953. License is required for such industries under Section 11 of the Act Ministry of Commerce and Industry Link
3 License for using explosives for blasting-Indian Explosives Act-1884 (4 of 1884) (“Explosives Act”) and The Explosives Rules, 1983 (“Explosives Rules”)- Separate licenses are required for the purpose of manufacture, possession for sale and use, import, export and transport of explosives Ministry of Commerce and Industry Link
4 Gas Cylinder Rules, 2004 (“Rules”)- No person shall fill any cylinder with compressed gas and no cylinder filled with compressed gas shall be possessed by anyone except under and in accordance with the conditions of a licence granted under these rules. Ministry of Commerce and Industry Link
5 The Petroleum Act, 1934 (“Petroleum Act”) read with The Petroleum Rules, 1976 (“Petroleum Rules”)- Application is required for grant/amendment /renewal/transfer of a license to import and store petroleum products Ministry of Commerce and Industry Link
6 Import-Export Code- Application to DGFT for import-export code Ministry of Commerce and Industry Link
7 EPCG Licence required by Exporters Ministry of Commerce and Industry Link
9 Companies Act 2013- Filing of name approval Ministry of Corporate Affairs Link
10 Companies Act 2013- Filing of charter, location of registered office and details of directors; obtaining certificate of Incorporation Ministry of Corporate Affairs Link
11 Companies Act 2013- Obtaining Director’s Identification Number # (DIN) & Digital Signature (DSC) for the proposed directors Ministry of Corporate Affairs Link
13 Prior Environmental Clearance required under Environment Impact Assessment Notification 2006 Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Link
14 Forest Clearance required for diversion of forest land for non-forest use under Section 2 of Forest Conservation Act 1980 Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Link
15 Clearance under Wildlife Protection Act 1972- If project is situated within ten KM from the boundary of the wildlife sanctuary/national park then application for clearance from Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Link
16 Coastal Regulation Zone Legislation- Clearance for establishing project in Coastal Zone Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Link
17 Employers to obtain a PF Code/ Business Number in the form as prescribed by the Employees’ Provident Funds Organization under Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 Ministry of Labour and Employment Link
18 Registration under Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 Ministry of Labour and Employment +2
19 Approval required of machinery, equipment materials or appliances to ensure quality and standard with regard to safety of workers; Prior to starting construction and later at commissioning stage Approval is required under Regulation 51, OMR, 1984 for constructing or carrying out any material changes to any oil and gas installation in onshore areas. This encompasses taking approval for electrical / instrumentation equipment to be installed in hazardous area under Regulation 75 of OMR 1984 and electrical substations within the installations as per CEA. Regulations 2010. Ministry of Labour and Employment Link
20 Approval is required under Regulation 61, OMR, 1984 for laying, route and design of pipelines. Ministry of Labour and Employment Link
21 Approval of site notification of Major Accident Hazards(MAH) installations in port premises under Rule 7 Schedule 4 of MSIHC rules(Environmental Protection Act) Ministry of Labour and Employment Link
22 Issue of Competency Certificate under rule 2(d) of Dock Workers (Safety, Health and Welfare) Regulation 1990 Ministry of Labour and Employment Link
23 Approval for the manufacture of flame proof equipment based on the test certificate submitted by manufacturer under Section 37(A) of Factories Act, 1948. Ministry of Labour and Employment Link
24 Allotment of PAN- Income Tax Act/Rules Ministry of Finance +6
25 Registration for Service Tax- Service Tax under Finance Act 1994 and Rules thereunder Ministry of Finance Link
30 Apply for obtaining Registration No. for domestic sale/purchase to file application for import-export permission and apply for obtaining import/export certificate of psychotropic substances under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act 1985 Ministry of Finance +3
35 Under section 8 of Electricity Act, 2003. Techno-economic clearance and DPR approval/clearance for Hydro Projects Ministry of Power Link
36 Approval Under Section 68 of Electricity Act 2003 for laying the overhead Transmission Lines Ministry of Power Link
37 Final Charging Clearance approval for transmission lines and electrical installation Ministry of Power +3
38 Clearance of line route for transmission lines as described under PTCC Manual Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Link
39 Under IEGC, Approval for setting of facilities for communication and data exchange Ministry of Power Link
40 Power Evacuation Clearance- Connectivity/Long Term Open Access/Medium Term Open Access transmission system Ministry of Power +3
46 Permission for Rail Road Crossing (Rail Over Bridge/Rail Under Bridge) Ministry of Railways Link
48 Permission for Pipeline/Transmission lines crossing Ministry of Railways Link
51 In-principle approval Ministry of Railways Link
53 Approval of ESP Ministry of Railways Link
55 Approval of SIP Ministry of Railways Link
62 Approval of OHE layout plan & Energisation plan Ministry of Railways Link
65 Approval of Detailed Project Report Ministry of Railways Link
71 Signing of Provisional Integrated Siding & Land Licensing Agreement - Waiting for Applicant Ministry of Railways Link
99 Coal Bearing Area (Acquisition & Development) Act 1957- Acquisition of Land containing coal deposits; by the Government for coal mining and activities strictly incidental to mining purposes Ministry of Coal +4
101 For approval of mine plan and closure plan Ministry of Coal Link
103 Grant of mining lease Ministry of Coal Link
104 Prospecting Licence(For un explored block) Ministry of Coal Link
106 Grant of opening permission Ministry of Coal Link
107 Registration under Coal Mine Provident Fund Act Ministry of Coal +3
108 With reference to the CERC(Terms & Condition for recognition and issuance of REC for Renewable Energy Generation) Regulation 2010·         Registration of eligible entity(if applicable) for renewable projects·         Accreditation of renewable energy projects·         Issuance of REC Ministry of Power Link
113 Civil aviation clearance for chimney /building/cooling towers’ heights Ministry of Civil Aviation Link
115 Grant of Right of Way or cutting of footpath, road, service lane Ministry of Road Transport and Highways +5
117 Pre Commissioning Audit for Plants & cross country pipelinesAs per decision of Safety Council, the apex body governing the OISD, pre commissioning audit is required to be carried out before commissioning of any plant or cross country pipeline in India. Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas +5
118 Consent to operate is required to be obtained before start of operations for offshore oil installations under P&NG (SOO) Rules, 2008.-Consent to operate in Offshore ·         For fixed Offshore Installations. ·         For mobile offshore installation application for consent shall be submitted before entry into relevant waters; however in case of change of operator fresh consent to operate will be required to be obtained by the operator. Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas +4
119 NOC for projects within 300 metres radius from the declared boundary of any monument protected under Ancient Monument Act and is under the control of ASI Ministry of Culture Link
121 Registration for electronic goods under BIS Rules Section 16 where compulsory registration is required Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Link
122 Licence under BIS Rules Section 16 Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Link
123 New Drug Approval:a)       New Drugs by CDSCO (Centre)b)       Drugs more than 4 years old by State FDAc)       Fixed Dosage Combinations by CDSCO Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Link
124 Approval of Pricing for the drug under Drug price Control Order (DPCO) 2013 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Link
125 Import Of Drugs Ministry of Health and Family Welfare +2
127 Licensing of food business in accordance with the procedures laid down in FSS Regulations 2011 under Food Safety & Standards Act 2006 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Link
128 Product approval in case of Food sector Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Link
129 Food Import License required by Hotel Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Link
130 Registration of the manufacturer to manufacture, import pesticides under Insecticides Act 1968: the form of application for registration of an insecticide under Section 9(3) for new molecules Ministry of Agriculture Link
131 Registration of the manufacturer to manufacture, import pesticides under Insecticides Act 1968:·         the form of application for registration of an insecticide under Section 9(4) for generics Ministry of Agriculture Link
132 Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India-Issuance of IR) Order, 2003 regulates import and prohibition of import of plants and plant products into India. Ministry of Agriculture Link
133 Permission/Clearance for drawing ground water for industrial purpose Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Link
137 Project Approval for Hotel Ministry of Tourism Link
138 Star Category Classification of Hotel Ministry of Tourism Link
241 Movement of hydrolic trailer Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Link
242 Approval of land licensing Ministry of Railways Link
246 Signing of Integrated Agreement - Part A : Private Siding Ministry of Railways Link
248 Commissioning of Siding Ministry of Railways Link
249 Issue of import Export Liscence of Goods for restricted items Ministry of Commerce and Industry Link
250 Registration of the establishments under central excise act 1944 and rule there under Ministry of Finance Link
253 Forest Clearance - Form B Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Link
254 Forest Clearance - Form C Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Link
256 Services Export from India Schemes(SEIS) Ministry of Commerce and Industry Link
257 Siting clearance of Communication Masts Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Link
288 Clinical Trials (CDSCO) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Link