Centre wants states to set goals on 'ease of doing business'

The Centre desires the state governments to set up goals to woo private investors in all sectors and bring India among top 50 ranks on the global index of ease of doing business

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JAIPUR, Aug 11: The Centre has asked all state governments to set up goals on 'ease of doing business' to attract investors, an official said today. "The World Bank (team) has already visited India recently and prepared a status on Make in India mission and what steps have been taken to 'ease business' in the country," addressing a workshop organised by CII-Rajasthan, G R Raghavender, who is a Director and Salt Commissioner, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, said. The Centre desired the state government to set up goals on 'ease of doing business' to woo private investors in all sectors, and bring India in top 50 ranks of doing business, he said. Raghavender also laid emphasis on principles of ease of doing business saying the state government should convert work from manual to online, and eliminate touch points with applicants so that time line be reduced through single window system. The state government should also promote self-compliance and self-certification to provide hassle free atmosphere for investors of industrial sector, he said. In his presentation Abhay Kumar, Commissioner-Industries (Government of Rajasthan), said the state government had taken all action points on ease of doing business creating an enabling framework for stimulating investments in manufacturing. All major departments under Industries including Labour, Pollution Control Board, Finance were put on e-sites and procedures were simplified for applicants, Commissioner said.

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