MAHARASHTRA’s Industrial department will soon have paperless working. 

The State’s industry department and the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) are progressing towards paperless functioning and making available an online a common application form for all clearances required for setting up industrial units, said industry secretary VK Jairath on Thursday.  Working towards this goal, the MIDC on Thursday launched online application form for land allotment.

Mr Jairath said it was essential that prospective industrialists are also provided with systems of fast governance apart from quality industrial infrastructure.” We will extend this initiative to provide a common application form online for all clearances and making paperless the functioning of entire industry department, “Mr. Jairath said.

Rajeev Jalota, chief executive officer, MIDC said the MIDC had also engaged Tata Consultancy Services for designing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system which would be bringing further transparency, efficiency, and data upgradation at the MIDC







Source: Economic Times, dt 28th July 2006