There are several acts and rules that require compliance from an enterprise, new as well as existing. Often an entrepreneur is not aware of the ones that apply to her enterprise. This site attempts to reduce the burden of search on the entrepreneur. There is a format given here that the entrepreneur needs to fill in to provide all the necessary information about her enterprise. Once the fully filled-in

proforma is submitted a check list of statutory compliances required for that particular enterprise is provided. The accuracy of this check list is as much as the accuracy of the information provided by the user. There could be some more very specific statutory requirements not covered here and therefore, due diligence on the part of the user is expected.

Compliance Questions
 
Pointers
Please select your enterprise location :
 
 
District
 
Block/Municipality/Corporation
 
Indicate the constitution of your enterprise :
 
Please select the sector where your enterprise will belong ?
Manufacturing Sector
Service Sector
 
Did you obtain Trade License?
Yes
No
 
Do you want to know the category of your Enterprise Under Environment Clearance [Protection] Act?
Yes
No
 
Do you require Electrical Power Connection for your Enterprise?
Yes
No
 
Do you intend to install/operate Generator Sets for your Enterprise?
Yes
No
 
Did you obtain Fire Safety Certificate?
Yes
No
 
Did you obtain fire License?
Yes
No
 
Find out & select the category of your enterprise under West Bengal fire Safety Act., 1950?

For Class A: the building above 14.5 mtrs in height or more than 5000 Cu. Mtrs.
For Class B: High risk building for minimum height of 7 mtrs and maximum 14.5 mtrs with coverage area of maximum 5000 - 2000 Cu. Mtrs.
For Class C: below 7 meters higher or below 2000 Cu.meters
 
Do you use Steam Boilers in your enterprises?
Yes
No
 
Do you engage in manufacturing, possession, use, sale, transport and import of explosive?
Yes
No
 
What is your expected employment ?
 
Will Section 85 of Factories Act, 1948 be applicable to your Industrial Unit?
Section 85

In terms of Sec. 85 of Factories Act, 1948 read with no. 781-LW/1F-11/06 Dt. 03.10.2007, an enterprise cannot carry on the following manufacturing process with or without the aid of power irrespective of numbers of persons employed unless a license is issued by Directorate of Factories under Factories Act, 1948

  1. Manufacture of rubber and plastic products,
  2. Manufacturing process involving repair of Motor Vehicles and Motor Cycles,
  3. Manufacturing process using or producing explosive or highly inflammable articles or substances,
  4. Fire-works manufacturing and its packaging units,
  5. Manufacturing of Leather goods,
  6. Manufacturing of Ice using ammonia as refrigerant,
  7. Pesticides formulation units,
  8. Manufacturing, handling & processing of asbestos & its products.
Yes
No
 
Do you intend to perform your business with inter-state Sale and purchase under CST Act, 1956?
Yes
No
 
Do you intend to carry on your business within the state (both procurement and sale) and your gross annual turnover is above Rs. 5.00 Lakh (under VAT)?
Yes
No
 
Do you manufacture excisable goods?
Yes
No
 
Is your enterprise exempted under CENVAT exemption scheme?
Yes
No
 
Do you provide any taxable service as per clause 105 of section 65 in chapter V of Finance Act, 1994 applicable for service tax?
Yes
No
 
Do you manufacture/carry on business for import/export purpose?
Yes
No
 
Do your enterprise fall under ESI notified area?
Yes
No
 
Did you acquire land for your enterprise?
Yes
No
 
What is the classification of land in the name of your enterprise?
 
Do you use ground water for your enterprise?
Yes
No