Haryana to frame industrial friendly policy

Mar 01, 2016 16:15 | Haryana

CHANDIGARH, March 1- The Haryana Government has framed the Haryana Enterprises Promotion Bill, 2016, with an objective to provide for simplification of regulatory framework and to assist the promoters for speedy implementation of industrial and other projects in the State by providing single point time bound clearances required for setting up of Enterprises under one roof.

          While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that the Government has uploaded the draft Haryana Enterprises Promotion Bill, 2016 onhttps://haryanaindustries.gov.in for seeking comments of all the stakeholders by  March 11, 2016.

          He said that the Bill also aims at  reducing the procedural requirements, rationalize the documents and ensure ease of doing business for the promotion of industrial development. It will also  facilitate  new investments and   provide for an investor friendly environment in the State.

          He said that the cornerstone of State Government’s Enterprise Promotion Policy, 2015 is “Ease of doing business and reduced cost of doing business. He said that all the projects having investment of Rs. 100 crore or more shall be considered by the Haryana Enterprise Promotion Board (HEPB) headed by the Chief Minister, for grant of clearances in respect of proposals relating to customized package of incentives for mega, ultra mega and other projects.

          A two tier system consisting of an Empowered Executive Committee (EEC) and District Level Clearance Committees (DLCCs) in each district, shall function for grant of project clearances. The EEC/DLCC will exercise concurrent powers of competent authorities of 14 departments for statutory clearances for the specified services. All the projects having investment of Rs. 10 crore or more and involving CLU cases of more than one acre land shall be considered by the EEC for grant of clearances and incentives. All the industrial projects having investment of less than Rs. 10 crore and involving CLU cases of up to one acre land in conforming zone shall be considered by the DLCC for grant of clearances and incentives.

          Online Composite Application Form will be introduced for the use of entrepreneurs and a web portal (www.investharyana.nic.in) for receiving Online Composite Application Forms from all the entrepreneurs across the State would be created. HEPB/ EEC/ DLCC shall issue clearance within the stipulated time limit failing which such clearances shall be deemed to have been issued.

          The Investment Promotion Centre shall be rechristened as the Bureau of Industrial Policy and Promotion (BIPP) having its headquarters at Chandigarh with a branch office at New Delhi. The objective of BIPP shall be to outreach, continuous engagement with the industry in an ongoing basis, tracking investment proposals, replying to the emails, hand-holding investors and converting investment queries into investment commitments.

          The State Government shall constitute Foreign Investment Promotion Board and NRI Investment Cell for catalyzing foreign direct investments and non-residents investments in the state.

          He said that the State Government has notified a three tier grievance redressal mechanism consisting of (i) Apex Level Grievance Committee under the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister, Haryana; (ii) State Level Grievance Committee headed by Administrative Secretary of Industries & Commerce Department; and (iii) District Level Grievance Committee headed by the Deputy Commissioner.