DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIES AND COMMERCE

 

The Industrial Policy of the Government of India and State aims at the Development of the Small Scale Industries to create large employments opportunities.  A major structural change in the Industrial Policy of Government of India is the Creation of a Single agency to be known as District Industries Centres to deal with all the requirements of Small and Village Industries at the District level in order to achieve the objectives of  effective promotion of cottage and small Industries widely dispersed in Rural areas and small Towns

I.          NEW ANNA MARUMALARCHI THITTAM

INTRODUCTION :-  The Government of Tamilnadu is keen on promoting Industrial Investment in Rural Areas under Small Scale Sector particularly on Agro based Industries in order to have employment generation in rural areas. Having understood the fact that the engine of Industrial growth lies in Agro-Business sector, the Government have announced a scheme called “New Anna Marumalarchi Thittam”.

SCHEME :  Under New Anna Marumalarchi Thittam Small Scale Industrial units not exceeding 3 agro – based economic activity with a minimum capital investment of 1 crore and more with the capacity to generate employment would be encouraged in each of the 385 blocks in the state under this scheme. 

ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES : All agro – based industries including Horticulture produce flower based extracts, Coir and food processing economic activities.

LOCATION OF THE INDUSTRIES : The Industries should be set-up in a  Village Panchayat (other than Town Panchayat, Township, Municipalities and Corporation areas)

THE COST OF THE PROJECT :

The cost of the project should not less than 35 lakhs per unit.

SPECIAL PACKAGE OF INCENTIVIES :  

A special capital incentive scheme which provides 15% subsidy on investment I Plant and Machinery limited to Rs.15 lakhs per block in all the 385 blocks for investments made by the entrepreneurs under this scheme. The Tamilnadu Industrial Investment Corporation will be Nodal agency for giving the subsidy 

The units setup under this scheme will be entitled to low tension power tariff subsidy of 30%, 20% and 10% of energy charges paid in the First, Second and Third year respectively or date of power connection whichever is latter. 

The units setup under this scheme will be eligible for Generator Subsidy of 15% on the cost of Generator with a maximum ceiling of Rs. 5 Lakhs. 

The units employing more than 50% of their work force as women will be eligible for additional 5% capital subsidy subject to a limit of Rs.5 lakhs.

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS :

The Tamilnadu Industrial Investment Corporation will be the principle financing agency Nationalised Banks and Co-operative Banks will also take part in this scheme as feasible. 

SPECIAL PRIORITY :

  • The entrepreneurs will be eligible for priority in power supply, allotment of plot / Industrial sheds of SIPCOT, SIDCO and other Government / Co-operative Institutions.

  • The District Collector will ensure the priority for infra structure in the blocks access to water supply roads and power under the regular plan schemes. 

II.            EXPORT GUIDANCE CELL :

During the Budgets speech for the year 2002-03 it was announced that the District Industries Centres will be suitably restructured   to enable them to function as Export Guidance Cell at the District Level.  Accordingly Export Guidance Cell has been formed in the District Industries Centre, salem-4 to perform the following functions

  1. Council prospective Exporters on Export formalities and procedures, EXIM Policy incentives available to Exporters etc

  2. Provide details of Export market intelligence address of foreign buyers etc.

  3. Advice on Export documentation

  4. Organise training programmes and seminars on Export opportunities in different Industry Cluster to create awareness

 The Industrialists, the Business men and  Traders are invited to utilise the services of the Export Guidance Cell available in the District Industries Centre with free of cost.  The Exporters can also visit the Export Guidance Cell and Browse the Export details at free of cost available from 50 Websites which are all identified as useful websites for Exporters and Small Scale Industries Units. 

III.            REGISTRATION  AND ISSUE OF SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES  CERTIFICATES: 

  1. Registration of the proposed Industrial activities by issuing Provisional/Temporary small scale industries Certificates which are valid for five years.

  2. Registration of exiting / newly started small scale industries by issuing permanent/Final small scale industries Certificate.

  3. Registration of existing and as well as newly started cottage and handicrafts industries in the district.

 

IV.       ISSUE OF PROVISIONAL SSI CERTIFICATE THROUGH ONLINE REGISTRATION:-

The Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu has inaugurated the On – Line registration of provisional SSI Certificate on 12.09.2002. In Salem District, the scheme is successfully implemented and 7 browsing centres have been approved by the Directorate of Industries  and Commerce for the issue of provisional SSI Registration Certificate through On – Line. 

 

iV         ISSUE OF PROVISIONAL SSI CERTIFICATE THROUGH ONLINE REGISTRATION: 

An entrepreneur who wants to set up a Small Scale Industrial unit has to obtain a number of licenses and cleara

V            SINGLE WINDOW CLEARANCE 

An entrepreneur who wants to set up a Small Scale Industrial unit has to obtain a number of licenses and clearances from various Government Departments and Agencies like Local bodies, Inspector of Factories, Town and Country Planning Department, Public Health Department, Fire, Pollution Control Board, Electricity Board etc., Which are pre-requisite for starting industrial units under various Acts and Rules of the Government which are in force from time to time. 

In order to assist to entrepreneur, the General Manager, District Industries Centre will act as Nodal Officer for getting clearance from various Government Departments under Single Window Clearance Committee Meeting which is convened  every month under the Chairmanship of the District Collector, to speed up the  clearance of  Industrial Plans from various agencies like Health department, Town and Country Planning, Fire Service, Inspector of Factories, Pollution Control Board etc, and power supply for the newly started units.

VI.        PRIME MINISTER’S ROZGAR YOJANA SCHELE:

Acting as Nodal Agency  in the District for implementing the Prime Minister’s Rozgar  yojana Scheme of Government of India for providing self-employment to the educated unemployed Youth , selecting the beneficiaries through the Task force committee headed by the General Manager , District Industries Centre, Salem , recommending to the banks for sanction of loan and providing training to the PMRY beneficiaries before disbursement. 

VII.            WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME 

The District Industries Centre in conducting women Entrepreneur’s Development Programme every year from 1991-92  onwards which in a scheme, of Government of Tamilnadu under this scheme  selected women entrepreneur’s are trained for a period of 3 months (i.e) one month theoretical training and two months practical training, so as to enable them to set-up new ventures on completion of training. During the training , every entrepreneur is paid with a stipend of Rs 300/- per month 

VIII.            INDUSTRIAL CO-OPERATIVE SOCITIES;

Organisation of Industrial Co-operative societies by enrolling a cluster of skilled/semi skilled workers  available in an area as members so as to improve the economic conditions of the workers. 

IX.            TESTING FACILITIES FOR SAGO AND ALLIED INDUSTRIES ;

To providing testing facilities to sago and allied small scale industries units through Regional Testing Lab situated at Annaimedu, Salem. 

 Office Address :             General Manager, 

                                           District Industries Centre,

                                           Five Roads, SIDCO Industrial Estate,

                                            Salem – 636 004

Telephone Number   :            General Manager  

                        Personal            :     2447878

                        Residence         :     2314850

                        Office                   :      2448505         

E- Mail Address            :            dicsalem@yahoo.com