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Industries, Trade and Commerce

The Directorate of Industries, Trade and Commerce (DITC) is responsible for the promotion, development and regulation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/Industries within the State of Goa. Besides this, DITC also plays a key role in facilitating and coordinating activities related to industrial development. Goa was traditionally a rural economy with a strong mining base. Now Goa with many developments has slowly transformed into a fast growing industrial centre.

 

DITC is involved with policy planning, putting in place guidelines, an administrative framework and implementation of both State and Central Government sponsored schemes.

 

DITC’s mission is to create economic growth through accelerated industrial development, working ceaselessly towards creating sustainable employment opportunities mainly for the people of Goa. To this end DITC actively encourages environmentally friendly industrial development, facilitating and synergizing the State and the private sector to create an environment in which existing industry can grow and expand and new industries can take root and prosper.

About Directorate of Industries, Trade and Commerce

The Directorate of Industries, Trade and Commerce (DITC) is headed by: The Director, Industries, Trade and Commerce who is assisted by the General Manager (DIC), Assistant Director (Industries) and Assistant Director (Admn).

 

DITC is made up of the following sections:

Establishment Section – deals with administrative and logistics related to the Department and public grievances. Admin and logistics is headed by Assistant Director (Admn). The Director is the Public Grievances Officer. Redressal of Public Grievances is every Tuesday between 10.00am and 1.00pm.

 

Accounts Section – handles accounts matters related to the Department. It is headed by the Assistant Accounts Officer.

 

Planning & Statistics Section – deals with formulation of Annual Plans and Five-Year Plans. It prepares RE/BE on Plan Schemes and conducts monthly quarterly and yearly monitoring of plan expenditure. It collects statistics and production data from small scale industrial units in Goa. It handles work related to Right to Information Act. Conducts census and surveys of industries, prepares material for the Governor’s Address, Budget Speech and Action Taken reports. It provides the annual Administrative Report and the Yearly Performance Budget. It provides explanatory memorandum on Demands of Grants related to the Department and provides information to interested parties regarding the industrial units registered with DITC.

 

Registration Section – is divided into North and South sections which are headed by Functional Manager (North) and Functional Manager (South) respectively. This section deals with receiving and acknowledging Part-I and Part-II of the Entrepreneurs Memorandum (EM) under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Act, 2006. For details on EM click Registration.

 

An applicant intending to set up any unit is required to file EM Part-I. Once the unit goes into production after obtaining the requisite documents, consents, statutory requirements etc, the applicant needs to file EM Part-II. DITC has devised a system at its facilitation centre to issue EM Part-I within 15 minutes if all documents are found in order. EM Part-II is issued within 3 days at the facilitation counter if all documents are found in order.

 

During the period 1/4/2008 to 31/5/2009 the department has issued 655 and 94 EM Part-I and EM Part-II respectively.

 

DITC strictly follows policy decisions taken by the Government of Goa regarding granting of permission to set up units. Red category industries, chemical industries, Ferro and alloy units are not encouraged in the Industrial Estates.

 

High Powered Co-ordination Committee (HPCC) – caters to the infrastructural requirements of large industrial units whose investment in plant and machinery exceeds Rs 10 crore. It deals with all new approvals of large-scale units including those industrial units requiring substantial power, water, land and infrastructure and those prone to cause pollution have to seek specific approval from HPCC according to a prescribed format. Once the project is approved the unit has to be set up within a period of two years from the date of the approval letter from HPCC. The unit has to file its progress report in the HPCC progress report format. HPCC can withdraw its approval if the unit fails to implement its project within two years. For further details on registration of Large Scale Industries click on Registration.

 

New Scheme Section – implements various schemes formulated under the Goa Industrial Policy, 2003, and is headed by the Assistant Director (Industries) (Tel: +91 0832 2222268). This is to ensure uniform and sustained growth, a protected environment and the creation of sustainable employment to local youth of the State.

 

Subsidy Section – A large number of applications were pending under the Goa State Investment Subsidy Scheme, 1990. Although this scheme was discontinued by the Government w.e.f. 31/03/2003, the Department was in the process of clearing the pending cases and all the cases have now been cleared. DITC disbursed Rs 5,47,70,175/- to 59 units during the period of 01/04/2008 to 31/04/2009.

 

Development-I Section – This section is headed by the Assistant Director (Industries).
It deals with:
Issue of licenses for sale of lubricating oil and greases;
Grants/contribution to Handicraft Development Corporation;
Goa Youth Rojgar Yojana;
Subsidy for Clay Idol Makers;
Grants/Contribution to Khadi and Village Board;
Setting up of Special Economic Zones*;
Setting up of Industrial Parks;
Assistance for Development of Infrastructure;
Assistance to Food Processing Units;
* Status of SEZs: Government of Goa has taken a policy decision to do away with SEZ in present form. The Central Government is communicated to denotify the notified SEZs.
Development-II Section – deals with the following:
Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme Scheme;
Payment of Compensations to Village Panchayats and Municipal Councils for the Notified area;
Recovery and Liquidation of loans given to Industrial Units;
Rehabilitation of Sick Industries
Facilitation Counter – on the ground floor at the entrance of the DITC, Udyog Bhavan, Panaji, deals with selling of application forms and assisting entrepreneurs in filling the requisite forms, giving information regarding various schemes implemented by DITC. The Facilitation Counter also scrutinizes the application forms at the entry point itself.

Mission & Vision of Directorate of Industries, Trade and Commerce

The Department is concerned with the promotion, development and regularization of industries in the state.

 

The vision of the Department of Industries, Trade & Commerce is to ensure accelerated industrial development, catalyze economic growth, ensure balanced regional growth, protect environment and above all, create sustainable employment to local youth of the state.

The Key objectives and the mission of the Department are:-

  • Promote industries, specifically identified as “Thrust Areas” viz.
    • Pharmaceuticals, Drugs and Biotech industries.
    • Food processing and agro based industries.
    • IT and IT – enabled services.
    • Eco, Heritage, Adventure, Event and Medical Tourism and
    • Entertainment Industry.
  • Develop Goa as the “Export/Import Hub” and encourage export oriented industries.
  • Develop self-employment opportunities for the local youth especially in Rural and Semi Urban areas.
  • To provide state -of -the – art infrastructure to accelerate industrial growth in the State.

Facilitation Counter

The Government of Goa under the new Goa Industrial Policy, 2003, has formulated various new schemes for the benefit of industrial units in the State of Goa. With a view to assist the entrepreneurs in filling the requisite forms, give information as regards the various schemes implemented by the Department of Industries, Trade and Commerce, the Government has set up a Facilitation Counter in the Directorate which is located on the Ground Floor at the entrance of the Directorate of Industries, Trade and Commerce, Udyog Bhavan, Panaji – Goa.

 

Following Facilities are provided at the counter for entrepreneurs and the public in general:

  • Selling of application forms for filling Part-I and Part-II of Entrepreneurs Memorandum, other application forms for availing the benefits of various schemes formulated under the Goa Industrial Policy, 2003 Citizen’s Charter and other priced publications pertaining to the Department of Industries, Trade and Commerce.
  • Providing to entrepreneurs and other interested parties, various other forms viz. forms for filling Part-I and Part-II of Entrepreneurs Memorandum. The forms for the New Schemes will be provided as and when notified by the Government.
  • Providing information to the entrepreneurs as regards the schemes which are implemented by the Directorate under the Goa Industrial Policy 2003, filling various application forms referred to above and assisting them in clarifying about the documents to be enclosed along with the applications.
  • Scrutiny of the application forms filled as regards to filling of Part-I and Part- II of Entrepreneurs Memorandum, applications for change of location, constitution, of the units with reference to Medium Micro and Small Enterprises, all at the entry point itself.

For details and any enquiry about the schemes and various incentives provided, the Assistant Director (Industries) or Industries Inspector at the Facilitation Counter which is situated at the entrance of the DITC premises may be contacted. The Facilitation Counter is situated at the entrance of the DITC premises.

 

Complaints and grievances

For any complaint or grievance, the following officers may be contacted:

  • Director of Industries, Trade and Commerce & Public Grievance Officer
  • General Manager (DIC)
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Shri V. P. Dangui
Director
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Directorate of Industries, Trade & Commerce,
1st Floor, Udyog Bhavan,
Panaji, Goa
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+91 832 2222241
+91 832 2226377
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+91 832 2224116
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APIO / Asst. Accounts Officer


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Directorate of Industries, Trade & Commerce,
1st Floor, Udyog Bhavan,
Panaji, Goa
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+91 832 2422268 (Ext. 26)
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+91 832 2224116
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PIO / General Manager (DIC)


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Directorate of Industries,
Trade & Commerce,
Udyog Bhavan, Panaji, Goa
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+91 832 2226377
+91 832 2422268 (Ext. 21)
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+91 832 2224116
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First Appellate Authority / Director


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Directorate of Industries, Trade & Commerce, Udyog Bhavan, Panaji, Goa
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+91 832 2222241

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