DIPP ASSESSMENT 2015

A. DIPP ASSESSMENT 2015 FRAMEWORK (285 INTERVENTIONS)

In 2015, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in consultation with State Governments and industry associations, undertook a National Workshop for creating an enabling framework for stimulating investments in Manufacturing. The DIPP assessment of state-level reforms related to business in India and the assessment was undertaken to examine the extent to which state governments have implemented the 98-point action plan issued to states in early 2015.

This was a pan India initiative that translated into 285 questions/interventions that have been classified under major reform areas like Single Window, Labour, Pollution Control, Taxation, land, building and construction permits, etc. Every factor enabling ease of doing business is treated with equal weightage as part of the assessment framework.

1. Timelines and Activities

2. Areas of focus

The details of the 8 assessment areas with number of questions in each are as below:

Area Sub Area Number of Questions
Area 1- Setting Up a Business Part - 1a: Setting up a business – General
Part - 1b: Setting up a Business – Single window system
9
19
Area 2 - Allotment of land and obtaining construction permit Part - 2a: Allotment of land and obtaining construction permit - General
Part – 2b: Allotment of land and obtaining construction permit – NOCs/licenses/registrations
25
12
Area 3 - Environment procedure Part - 3a: Complying with environment procedures – General
Part – 3b: Complying with environment procedures – NOCs/ licenses/ registration
9
24
Area 4 – Labour Regulation Part - 4a: Complying with labour regulations – General
Part - 4b: Complying with labour regulations – Application for NOCs/licenses/registrations
Part – 4c: Complying with labour regulations – Applications for renewal of approval
7
28
16
Area 5 – Obtaining Infrastructure related utilities Part – 5 a: Obtaining Infrastructure related utilities – General
Part – 5 b: Obtaining Infrastructure related utilities – NOCs/licenses/registrations
9
12
Area 6 – Tax Procedures Part – 6 a: Tax procedures – General
Part – 6 b: Tax procedures – NOCs/licenses/registrations
20
24
Area 7 – Inspections Part - 7a: Carrying out Inspections - General
Part - 7b: Carrying out Inspections - Procedures
2
60
Area 8 – Enforcing Contracts 9
TOTAL 285

B. ANDHRA PRADESH RANKED 2ND IN EODB

In a very short period after bifurcation, Government of Andhra Pradesh has made an impact through its investor-friendly initiatives. The state was ranked second, with a score of 70.12%, amongst other states in the country on Ease of Doing Business.

2nd

Over all rank in Ease of Doing Business Ranking by DIPP - World Bank Assessment

Top 10 States

Area wise rank and score of Andhra Pradesh

Area AP Rank Score
Setting up Business 2 78.57%
Land & Construction Permits 5 62.16%
Environment Compliance 2 85.19%
Labour 3 75.00%
Infrastructure related Utilities 4 60.00%
Tax 2 90.63%
Inspections 3 62.00%
Enforcing Contracts 0 0%
Total 2 70.12%

Andhra Pradesh was ranked in the category of 'Aspiring Leaders' which included 7 states - Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and Rajasthan.

World Bank highlighted following initiatives taken by Andhra Pradesh implemented an effective online single-window system with provision for filing, payment, status tracking, online scrutiny and approval of applications.

C. DOWNLOADS

1. 285 Recommendations to states and AP response Link (pdf - 1.33 MB)
2. Assessment of State Implementation of Business Reforms (pdf - 3.62 MB)

DIPP ASSESSMENT 2016

A. DIPP ASSESSMENT 2016 FRAMEWORK (340 INTERVENTIONS)

The revised DIPP framework for assessing state reforms and implementation in 2016 has 340 interventions as compared to 285 in the previous one. The business reform action plan continues to focus on online and technology driven improvements in government procedures to enable a conducive business environment.

Areas: Departments:
S.NoAreaDepartmentSub AreaScore
1
Environment
APPCB Environment Department
Part – 5a: Environmental Registration Enablers
Part – 5b,5c: Consent to Establish
Part – 5d: Authorization under Hazardous Waste
Part – 5e,5f: Consent to Operate
31
2
Construction Permit
UD / APIIC / IALA /Revenue Department / Forest Department
Part – 4a: Construction Permit Enablers
Part – 4b: Building Plan Approval
Part – 4c: NOC for tree felling from Tree
Authority
Part – 4d: NOC for Fire Department
29
3
Land & Property Registration
IGRS /MAUD /CCLA /APIIC /IALA
Part – 3a: Availability of land
Part – 3b: Land Allotment
Part – 3c: Property Registration – Enablers
Part – 3d: Property Registration
20
4
Single Window
Department of Industries
Part – 2a: Single Window
Part – 2b: Online Single Window System
28
5
Access to Information and Transparency Enablers
Department of Industries Sales Tax Department
13
6
Labour Reforms
Labour Department
Part – 6 a: Labour Regulation Enablers
Part – 6b,6c: Registration under The Factories Act
Part – 6d: License under The Indian Boilers Act
Part – 6e: License under Contracts Labour Act
Part - 6f: Registration under The Shops and Establishment Act
Part - 6g: Registration under Contracts Labour Act
Part – 6h:Registration under BoCW Act
Part – 6i: Renewal of license under The Factories Act
Part – 6j: Renewal of license under The Indian Boilers Act
Part – 6k: Renewal of license for Contractors
Part – 6l: Renewal under The Shops and Establishment Act
57
7
Obtaining infrastructure related utilities
Energy / Water
Part – 7a: Obtaining Electricity Connection
Part – 7b: Obtaining water connection
14
8
Tax
Sales Tax Department
Part – 8a: Online tax return filing
Part – 8b: Online tax payment
Part - 8c: Tax enablers
Part - 8d: Registration for Value Added Tax (VAT)
Part - 8e. Registration for Central Sales Tax (CST)
Part - 8f. Registration for Professional Tax
Part - 8g. Registration for Entry Tax
Part - 8h. Registration for Entertainment Tax
Part - 8i. Registration for Luxury Tax
49
9
Inspection Reforms
MPCB / Labour / Sales Tax/ Revenue / Forest / UD
Part – 9a: Inspection reform enablers
Part – 9b: Inspection of business premises for VAT registration
Part - 9c: Inspection for obtaining construction permit
Part - 9d: Inspection by Appropriate Authority for felling trees
Part - 9e. Inspection for obtaining occupancy certificate
Part - 9f,9g,9h,9i,9j,9k,9l,9m. Compliance Inspections in Labour Acts
Part – 9n. Compliance Inspections under Water Act; Air Act
86
10
Enforcing Contracts
Law & Judiciary Department
Part – 10a: Commercial Dispute Resolution Enablers Part – 10b: Paper-less Courts
13

B. DOWNLOAD

1. 340 Recommendations to states by DIPP (pdf - 560 KB)
2. GoI initiatives to improve Business Environment (pdf - 328 KB)
3. DIPP Vision/Action Plan (pdf - 1.22 MB)
4. Response to States Comments (pdf - 268 KB)