List of Central Government Approvals

S.No Approvals (GoI) Ministry/Department
1 Permanent Account Number (PAN) Central Board of Direct Taxes
2 Excise Tax Registration Central Board of Excise and Customs
3 Service Tax Registration
4 Industrial Entrepreneur Memorandum DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
5 Industrial License
6 Employer Registration Employee Provident Fund Organization
7 Importer Exporter Code Directorate General of Foreign Trade
8 Name Availability of the organization Ministry of Corporate Affairs
9 Director Identification Number(DIN)
10 Certificate of Incorporation
11 Certificate for Commencement of Business
12 Foreign collaboration - General Permission Rule (Reporting of Forex Transaction) Reserve Bank of India
13 Advance Foreign Remittance
14 ESIC Filing Employee State Insurance Corporation
15 Annual return by the companies (under section 92 of Company's Act 1956) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
16 Environmental Clearance Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
17 Issue of Explosive license The Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization
18 Custom Duty Concession Certificate Central Board of Excise and Customs
19 Approval of pressure parts materials for Boilers made outside the country under Regulation 393 (b) of the Indian Boiler Regulations, 1950. DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
20 Miscellaneous approvals/clarifications under the Boilers Act, 1923/ Indian Boiler Regulations, 1950 DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
21 Essentiality Certificate for projects in Consumer Industry DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry
22 Essentiality Certificate for projects in Light Engineering Industry DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry