Launch of Single Window Solution for Ease of Doing Business by Governor Punjab and Administrator UT Chandigarh
H.E. Sh. V.P.Singh Badnore, Governor Punjab and Administrator, Union Territory (UT) of Chandigarh inaugurated the Single Window Solution for Ease of Doing Business (http://eodb.chd.gov.in) on 14th June 2017 at Chandigarh. Also present on the occasion were Sh. Parimal Rai, IAS Adviser to Administrator, Sh M P Singh, IAS Principal Secretary to the Administrator, Sh Maninder Singh, IAS Chairman CHB, Sh Anurag Agarwal, IAS Home Secretary, Smt. Kavita Singh, IAS Secretary Industries, Dr Tapasya Raghav, IAS Director Industries and other senior officials of the UT. The Single Window Solution for Ease of Doing Business (EODB), which was developed by NIC Punjab, has been adopted by Chandigarh Administration and customized by NIC Chandigarh UT Unit as per the requirements. The initiative has been taken by Industries Department, Chandigarh Administration so as to enable the investors to get online permissions and approvals in a time bound schedule from concerned departments like Estate Office, Labour Department, Excise & Taxation Department, Chandigarh Municipal Corporation and Engineering Department. Investors would be able to get permissions from the various departments of Chandigarh Administration for setting up of new business or for the renewal required under various acts of the existing business. The Industry & Business of Chandigarh is happy about this development of getting online permissions and renewal of permissions in a stipulated period which shall cut down unnecessary delays of setting up of new business and also to carry out the existing business without many hassles. The system sends alerts through SMS and eMail and is integrated with Payment Gateway for making online payments for fees required to get various permissions/approvals. Administrator UT Chandigarh showed his happiness on the initiative and congratulated both the Industries department and NIC Chandigarh UT Unit for the solution which shall be very beneficial for the investors. Advisor to the Administrator appreciated Industries Department for understanding the problems faced by the investors and getting a robust solution developed and he also praised the NIC Chandigarh UT Unit for the efforts put in delivering the solution in a very short time. Secretary Industries informed that the Online Single Window System is unique as it would also enable get renewals of permissions related to industry from concerned departments within a fixed time period which shall make this Online Single Window System for Ease of Doing Business popular and need based amongst the Industry & Business.