National Single Window System, Portal now hosts approvals across 18 Central Departments and another 14 Central Dept.

The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Shri Piyush Goyal  on  27th November 2021 has listed out the Government’s 5 ‘Is’ (Intent, Inclusion, Innovation, Infrastructure & Investment) approach to make India self-reliant. Addressing the CII National Conference on ‘Ease of Doing Business for Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, Shri Goyal said a New India will be powered by Aatmanirbhar Bharat & Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).

Shri Goyal said the Government is undertaking five structural reforms for EoDB:

1. National Single Window System, – a one-stop shop for approvals & clearances needed by investors & businesses. It includes Know Your Approval, Common Registration Form, Document repository, etc. Portal hosts approvals across 18 Central Departments & 9 States. Shri Urging all the industry stakeholders to use the NSWS and give feedback & suggestions.

2. Industrial Land Bank, – a GIS-based portal, serving as a one-stop repository of all industrial infrastructure-related information. Integrated with GIS systems of 17 states, the ILB has a database of more than 4,000 industrial parks mapped across an area of 5.5 lakh hectare of Land.

3. Regulatory Compliance Portal, – it’s a real-time dashboard under direct monitoring of the Cabinet Secretary to track progress. States & UTs have eliminated burdensome compliance by removal of unnecessary licenses, permissions, rationalization of renewals, self-regulation and self- certification should be the way forward.

4. State Reforms Action Plan (SRAP), – Centre working with the states trying to promote healthy competition in a spirit of cooperative federalism among states & led to digitization of procedures. Shri Goyal said, a 301-point State Reforms Action Plan, 2020 has been shared with the States/UTs covering 15 reform areas.

5. PM Gati Shakti, – launched to build next-Gen infrastructure, the Gati Shakti portal provides multimodal connectivity to ensure integrated & seamless connectivity. Underlining that Gati Shakti will break departmental silos & institutionalize holistic planning, Shri Goyal said all Departments will now have visibility of each other’s projects through a centralized portal.

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