About Industries Commissionerate, Govt of Gujarat
The Industries Commissionerate functions under the Industries & Mines Department of Government of Gujarat and implements industrial Policies of the state and central Governments.
The Industries Commissioner is head of the Industries Commissionerate.
The prime responsibility of IC office is to observe and proactively act as a catalyst in industrial development and bringing about industrial reforms. Also actively works towards removal of hindrances in the Industrial development of Gujarat. As part of industrial promotions, the office offers various incentive schemes and subsidies to the entrepreneurs for developement and upgradation of manufacturing facilities. In case of natural calamities, the office offers various benefits and packages to the industries. Special focus is given for the development of MSME. Small Scale Industries(SSI). As also for ensuring the smooth implementation of all projects and paying special emphasis in employment Generation by promoting sectors such as Gems & jewellery, Textile & apparel and salt.
The office has introduced an innovative system of single Window Clearance to simplify the administrative procedures for establishment of industries in Gujarat. This has greatly benefited and motivated the entrepreneurs to invest in the state. Investment facilitation machanism has been introduced with iNDEXTb as nodal agency.
Govt.of Gujarat has been making continuous efforts to make the state attractive for investment through upgrading infrastructure and facilitating investors. Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor’s Summit organized in 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 attracted investment proposals of Rs.18,72,437 Crores and 2011 have generated investor’s Confidence in the state which resulted into inking 8380 MOUs and getting investment proposals of over Rs.20.83 lakh Crores. Till March 2012 the State has received acknowledgement of 10537 Industrial Entrepreneurs Memorandum, with an estimated investment of Rs.1033314 Crores which works out to 11.86 percent of total investment in the country.
The office of the Industries Commissioner continues to play pivotal role in the industrial development of Gujarat & improving the delivery system. As Gujarat continues to cross new frontiers the Industries Commissionerate has Increasing responsibility to listen, under stand and respond diligently to help become vibrant and robust economy.
The Industries Commissionerate has undertaken a multitude of promotional efforts to accelerate the state’s Industrial progress. Proactively contributing to an array of events held both nationally and globally,substantial assistance has been provided to organizations such as CII, FICCI and others. Furthermore, to attract talent from across India, round table conference and road shows were organised by IndexTb in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkatta and Chennai among other cities.
Govt. of Gujarat has come out with a new Industrial Policy in January 2009, which is aimed at,
1. Investment Accelerating the flow of quality Investment.
2. Employability creating employability substantial employment for facilitating early fructification of this investment and
3. Quality Making “Made in Gujarat” a Global Brand to meet with the above objectives. On a personal note, this website, marks my personal commitment and that of our entire team, to achieve the state’s objectives for industrial development. It is a previlege to serve as the Industries Commissioner of Gujarat and I look forward to even greater success for the state in the years to come.