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Maharashtra Investment and Trade Agency is a body which aims to —
Promote investments into Maharashtra and facilitate business partnerships
Function as a clearing house for all investment related information
Assist the state/investors on various investment opportunities




The single-window system is a trade facilitation idea. The implementation of a single window system enables domestic as well as international (cross-border) traders to submit regulatory documents at a single location and/or single entity.


Maharashtra Investment and Trade Agency is a body which aims to — Promote investments into Maharashtra and facilitate business partnerships Function as a clearing house for all investment related information


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The Investor Facilitation Service is a trade facilitation idea. The implementation of a Investor Facilitation Service enables domestic as well as international (cross-border) traders to submit regulatory documents at a single location and/or single entity. The Government of Maharashtra is committed to provide its investors with seamless approvals of business services, and thus refined its services through this portal. Additionally, the Industrial Policy of 2013 provides important provisions for the implementation of this System.

Some of the key aspirations through this initiative can be mentioned as below:

Government: Enhanced compliance with rules, improved efficiency in resource allocation, better trade statistics,

Traders: Faster clearance times, a more transparent and predictable process and less bureaucracy,

Customs: improved staff productivity through the upgraded infrastructure, increase in customs revenue, a more structured and controlled working environment, and enhanced professionalism,

Economy as a whole: improved transparency and governance and reduced corruption, due to fewer opportunities for physical interaction.


Investor Guide

The guidebook offers a panoramic view of the approvals and approvals’ process in the state. This guidebook has been developed with a keen focus on the services offered through this portal. The guidebook has been divided in to three sections — (a) Initial List of services for units in MIDC (b) For Services Outside MIDC (c) Compulsory approvals for all units
Some of the key aspirations through this initiative can be mentioned as below:

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Investor Facilitation Service

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Why Maharashtra?

It provides a macro-economic profile for the state of Maharashtra, which projects the latest investment climate of the region. It acts a research tool for the prospective investors making their strategic decisions for the state.

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Investment Regions

A brief profile for the revenue regions of the state. The revenue regions are divided into six major parts — Pune, Konkan, Amravati, Nagpur, Marathawada and Nashik

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A brief profile for the 35 districts of the state. The profile lists the socio-economic as well industrial indicators.

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Industrial Estate Profiles

The state has 280 industrial estates. Profiles for some of the prominent industrial estates have been developed basis their geopgraphical location, availability of manpower, resources,proximity to key markets and existing investors in them.



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Maharashtra Industrial Policy 2013-18



New Maharashtra Textile Policy 2012

New Textile Policy, 2011-17 lays emphasis on raising processing units at various levels from cotton to manufacturing textiles for the assured long term development on priority basis in the cotton producing sector, expansion of the textile industry and growth of employment in the State.



Maharashtra Information Technology Policy 2009

The new policy intends to consolidate and build upon the earlier initiatives through focus on fields such as Animation, Visual Effects and Gaming (AVGC) which can provide considerable value addition. Also in certain other areas such as IT hardware and Telecom manufacturing.



Industrial, Investment & Infrastructure Policy Of Maharashtra, 2006

The objective of this new Industrial Policy is to achieve higher and sustainable economic growth with emphasis on balanced regional development and employment generation through greater private and public investment in industrial and infrastructure development. The Validity of this policy is upto 31st March 2011.



Maharashtra`S Grapes Processing Industry Policy, 2001

This policy aims to promote the orderly growth of the Grapes Processing Industry in the State



Maharashtra Biotechnology Policy, 2001

This policy provides the broad direction for the orderly growth of the industry in the State while defining various initiatives and incentives for the promotion of the sector.



Maharashtra MSME Schemes

This policy shows different MSME Schemes & Incentives



Make in Maharashtra Reforms

Sr.No Department Name Reforms Details
1 Maharashtra Pollution Control Board Randomized Risk based Inspection of industries through software based tool for selection of industries based on pollution potential View Details
Visiting Officer to upload joint visit report of industry/complaint matter on Board’s website within 24 hours of visit View Details
Sampling/inspection work for Field Officers(FOs) has been prioritized to evaluate the score of FOs based on visits/sampling carried out View Details
Board intends to initiate auto renewal of consent for plain renewal of consent for industries based on self-certification on compliance of environmental regulations. View Details
2 Urban Development Department Increase in FSI from 0.2 to 1 for industry in agriculture and no development zone
Urban Development department has delegated power to divisional Joint Director, Town Planning for change of zone View Details
Submission of Inspection reports in 72 hours View Details
Simplification of fire approval procedure View Details
3 Industries Department A Committee is formed under Superintendent of Police to look into law and order issue faced by industry in MIDC area View Details
Industrial location policy discontinued for Mumbai metropolitian region View Details
4 Labour Department Randomised risk-based Inspection Scheme for Factories, Shops and Establishments View Details
Maharashtra Factory Amendment Rules 2015 View Details
Self-certification scheme for Boiler registration View Details
License for Contract Labour to be given within 7 days View Details
Factory plan is deemed to be approved if no action taken in 3 months from date of application View Details
Factory license and renewal will be deemed to be granted if not issued/renewed within 4 months from date of application View Details
Factory license is granted for a period not more than 10 years View Details
License for Shops & establishment to be given within 7 days View Details
Inspection Policy for Employee State Insurance Corporation View Details
Inspection Scheme of Employee’s Provident Fund Organization, Ministry of Labour & Employment View Details
Self-certification scheme with Single Integrated Return Form for implementation of sixteen Labour Laws in the State View Details
Establishment of State Level Agency for Randomised Risk based inspection of Industries registered under Factories Act 1948 View Details
5 Environment Department RRZ Policy has been scrapped to allow industries in river zone View Details
Projects in Industrial estates/parks have been exempted from Public hearing View Details
Industrial sheds with area above 20,000 sq. mtrs.have been exempted from environmental clearance View Details
Industrial sheds with area above 20,000 sq. mtrs.have been exempted from environmental clearance View Details
Consent form has been simplified for Industries in Green category View Details
Self-certification has been simplified for Industries in Orange and Green category with Undertaking by Authorized Signatory instead of Board Resolution. View Details
Shortened the time limit from 120 days to 60 days for processing of consent application. View Details
6 Energy Department Time taken for new electricity connection has been reduced from 67 days to 15 days and number of procedure reduced from 7 to 3 View Details
All Utilities across the state have introduced fixed cost method, based on Cost / KVA / Km basis View Details
Self-certification through chartered electrical engineers for safety of electrical installations of industrial units View Details
State has made provision for online submission of application form and submission of supporting documents View Details
7 Legal Metrology Department/ Food , Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Dept. Legal metrology department has issued directives to abolish verification and stamping of Weights and measures for internal usage within MIDC premise View Details
Legal metrology department has replaced old method of sealing by the paper seals View Details
8 Revenue Department Maharashtra Minor Mineral Extraction Rules,2015 for royalty payment by lessee for extraction of minor minerals from the leased area
Collection of revenue through GRAS for : 0029 – Land revenue 0045 – Entertainment Tax 0853 – Minerals Mining View Details
Committee has been formed under the chairmanship of Additional collector for facilitating use of agricultural land by providing various NOCs within 15 days View Details
9 Forest Department. Time limit to issue Transit permit for Forest produce has been reduced to 30 days View Details
Rubber wood on non-forest land has been exempted from the operation of rules in “Indian Forest Act 1927, Chapter VII-Transit of Forest Produce’ View Details
10 Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation Joint visit (Inspection) by Officers to plots in Industrial areas View Details
Appointment of Accredited Architects for fast track Approvals (third party certification) View Details
MIDC has simplified procedure for Building plan approval, water supply connection, approval to internal drainage plan, approval to drainage connection plan, provision of fire NOC, CETP membership, power supply NOC etc. View Details
Defined procedure for Land Allotment, with applicant waiting list been published online View Details
MIDC has been designated as a Tree authority for MIDC areas View Details
MIDC has reduced number of approvals from 14 to 5 View Details
11 Sales Tax Dept. Registration certificate for VAT and PT issued within one working day View Details
Provision for risk based inspection related to tax compliance View Details
12 MCGM MCGM has introduced Single Window Clearance for construction permit with Building proposal department as the Nodal Agency View Details
Building Completion and occupancy certificate are issued within 7 days from date of application View Details
Construction permit can be obtained in 60 days and number of procedures reduced to 11 to obtain View Details
13 Rural Development Department NOC from Grampanchayat for Industrial and Commercial purpose View Details


Contact :

Investor Facilitation Cell,
c/o. Maharashtra State Small Scale Industries Development Corporation (MSSIDC),
‘Krupanidhi’ Building, 9,
Walchand Hirachand Marg,
Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400038
Tel No: 91-22-22622362 / 2262 2322


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