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About Us

Single Window Cell for entrepreneurs in Hooghly District

            The district of Hooghly, as we all know, was once an industrial hub of West Bengal.  Though it has lost much of its past glory, the district can still take pride in offering the best opportunities for development of industries due to its advantage of raw materials, skilled labour, easy finance, power, having proximity to Kolkata and having a congenial industrial atmosphere.  This is evident from the fact that quite a large number of entrepreneurs are coming forward to set up industries, small scale as well as large and medium scale, in the district. 

            Before setting up an unit an entrepreneur has to go through various procedures such as identification of land, mutation / conversion of land, registration by DIC, in case of SSI and DI / WBIDC in case of medium and large scale industries arranging finance, getting electricity connection, obtaining Trade License / NOC from the Panchayats / Municipalities etc.  This requires visiting each & every office concerned to get license / NOC which is not always without their fair share of problems.  These sometimes frustrate the zeal of the entrepreneurs at the very beginning. 

            It was thus increasingly felt that a system needs to be developed through which the problems of the entrepreneurs, in connection with setting up of a unit, can be addressed from a common platform and remedial steps can be taken accordingly.  Major hurdles that the entrepreneurs come across are mostly found to be related to identification, mutation / conversion of land, clearing bank finance, getting electricity connection, obtaining Trade License / NOC from the Panchayats / Municipalities, obtaining NOC from WBPCB etc.

             Keeping this in mind a Single Window Cell has been constituted in Hooghly Collectorate to discuss the grievances / applications on the above issues and to assist the entrepreneurs.  The Cell functions under the Chairmanship of the Additional District Magistrate (General) and Additional District Magistrate & District Land & Land Reforms Officer, Additional District Magistrate (Land Acquisition) representative of WBSEB / CESC, General Manager, District Industries Centre, Lead District Manager are other members.  Officials of other departments, as per necessity are also invited.  

            At present the meeting of the SWC is held on the 7th of every month.  If 7th is a holiday the meeting is held on the next working day.

             A large number of cases related to land, electricity, tree felling permission, bank finance, administrative clearance etc. have been sorted out by this Cell.

             An entrepreneur may apply to either District Magistrate / Additional District Magistrate (General) or to the General Manager, District Industries Centre stating the problems faced by him / her in connection with setting up of an unit.  The problems are then discussed in the SWC meeting and authorities concerned are requested to take appropriate measures.  16 (sixteen) such meetings were held in the last two and half years.  The SWC has been quite effective in mitigating problems related to mutation / conversion of land, bank finance, electricity connection and other related problems.                                                                                       

 The facilities of the SWC have so far been provided to the SSI units only.  In the meeting held on 16/08/2004 it has been decided that large and medium scale industries may also put forward their problems at the SWC for assistance. 

            At the time of issuing provisional registration to an SSI unit the entrepreneurs are informed by the DIC of the existence of the SWC at the district level so that they may take the opportunity of the facilities offered by the Cell in case they face any difficulty at the subsequent stage.

             We have also gone ahead in preparing an web-page in the official website of District Magistrate, Hooghly where procedural guidelines for different departments e.g. Office of the District Land & Land Reforms Officer, West Bengal State Electricity Board (WBSEB), Calcutta Electricity Supply Corporation (CESC), West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB), Banks etc. will be posted so that anyone desirous of setting up an unit may get the requisite information from the website without visiting different offices to collect the guidelines.

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  List of Industries under "SPECIAL RED" Category  
  1. Acid lead batteries including lead plate casting (more than 10 batteries per day)
  2. All mining activities including queries
  3. Aluminium smelter
  4. Asbestos and asbestos-based industries
  5. Basic drug & pharmaceutical (excluding formulation)
  6. Calcium carbide manufacturing
  7. Cast iron foundry
  8. Cement (excluding simple grinding)
  9. Chemical, petrochemical and electrochemical, manufacture (including distillation) of mineral acids such as Sulphuric acid, Nitric acid, Hydrochloric acid, Phosphoric acid etc. and their salts, manufacture of alum
  10. Chlorates, perchlorates and peroxides
  11. Chlorine, fluorine, bromine, iodine and their compounds
  12. Chloro alkali
  13. Coke making, coal liquefaction, coal tar distillation, processing of coal tar distillate or fuel gas making, coke briquetting (excluding sundrying)
  14. Copper smelter
  15. Dichromate and chromates & basic chrome sulfate
  16. Distillery including fermentation industry (including manufacture of yeast & beer)
  17. Dyes and dye-intermediates
  18. Electroplating operations
  19. Explosives including detonators, fuses etc. & their storage
  20. Ferrous & Non-ferrous metal extraction (different furnaces & smelting), refining, casting, forging (with coal fired boilers), alloy making etc.
  21. Fertiliser (Basic) (excluding granulation & formulation only)
  22. Glass and ceramics (excluding tile manufacturing)
  23. Hazardous waste/Bio-medical waste disposal facilities
  24. Hydrocyanic acid and its derivatives
  25. Incineration plants
  26. Industry or process involving metal treatment or process such as pickling, surface coating (excluding spray, manual brush, paint baking, paint stripping), heat treatment (only cyniding), phosphating, galvanising, anodising etc.
  27. Integrated textile mills (processing involving scouring, bleaching, dyeing, printing or any effluent/emission generating process) and dyeing of other fabrics
  28. Iron and Steel (involving processing from ore / scrap / integrated steel plants) including coke plants and steel products involving use of any of the equipment such as blast furnaces, open hearth furnace, induction furnace or arc furnace etc.
  29. Isolated storage of hazardous chemicals (as per schedule of Manufacture, Storage & Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989), etc.
  30. Lead smelting, refining and manufacture of its oxides
  31. Non-alcoholic beverages (soft drinks) and only bottling of alcoholic products (capital investment on plant & machinery > 1 crore)
  32. Oil refinery (Mineral oil or Petro refineries)
  33. Paints and varnishes (excluding units with only blending & mixing)
  34. Pesticides (including formulation)
  35. Petrochemicals (manufacture of and not merely use of as raw material)
  36. Phenolic products
  37. Phosphorous and its compounds
  38. Pigments and intermediates
  39. Power plants (including hydel power, thermal power, nuclear power etc.) (excluding Diesel Generator sets and captive power plant)
  40. Power plant (captive)
  41. Processes involving chlorinated hydrocarbons
  42. Pulp & Paper (excluding paper manufacturing by hydropulping and excluding manufacture of Straw board, Gray board & Duplex board)
  43. Radioactive elements
  44. Rolling mill (hot) (coal fired)
  45. Rubber chemicals
  46. Ship breaking activity
  47. Slaughter houses and meat processing units
  48. Sugar
  49. Synthetic & natural fibre including rayon, tyre cord, polyester filament yarn & raw woolen, raw silk, cellophane paper, cellulose nitrate
  50. Synthetic resins
  51. Synthetic rubber
  52. Tanneries
  53. Vegetable oils & edible oils including solvent extracted oils, hydrogenated oils
  54. Waste Oil Processing (any method)
  55. Zinc smelter

# Siting policy for Special Red category industries : Industries mentioned in the list of Special Red category cannot be permitted in Municipal areas falling under Kolkata Metropolitan Area (KMA). These can however be set up beyond the Municipal areas of KMA with adequate pollution abatement system subject to site clearance by local bodies. However, for the categories of industries in serial number 23, 25, 29, 40 & 46 of the above list, the consideration for siting in KMA will be location specific and will be decided by the Board.

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  List of Industries under "ORDINARY RED" Category  
  1. Acid slurry (sulphonation)
  2. Bitumen processing and products
  3. Bone Mill
  4. Composite woollen mill including dewaxing of raw wool and raw silk
  5. Dairy and dairy products (integrated project, capital investment on plant & machinery > Rs. 1 crore)
  6. Dry coal processing/Mineral processing industries like ore sintering, pelletization, grinding and pulverisation etc.
  7. Earthen potteries & tile manufacturing (involving kiln)
  8. Electric lamp (bulb) manufacturing (large scale)
  9. Fibre glass and glass wool production
  10. Food & food processing including fruits & vegetable processing (with capital investment on plant & machinery > Rs. 1 crore)
  11. Glue (excluding glue from starch), gelatine and synthetic adhesives
  12. Gold and Silver smithy (purification with acid, smelting operation and sulfuric acid polishing operation) (using more than 1 litre of Sulphuric Acid / Nitric Acid per month)
  13. Health care establishment
  14. Industrial carbon including electrodes and graphite blocks, activated carbon, carbon black etc.
  15. Industrial or inorganic gases (excluding medical oxygen)
  16. Jute processing with dyeing
  17. Lime manufacturing
  18. Lubricating oils, greases or petroleum based products (excluding blending at normal temperature)
  19. Manufacturing & reprocessing of PVC granules and manufacturing of reprocessed PVC products
  20. Manufacturing of toothpowder, toothpaste, talcum powder and other cosmetic items (large & medium scale)
  21. Manufacturing of umbrella (including manufacturing of metallic handle and sticks)
  22. Photographic films and chemicals
  23. Plyboard manufacturing (including vineer & laminate) with coal or waste wood fired boiler / thermic fluid heater (with captive resin manufacturing plant)
  24. Reclamation of rubber, manufacture of rubber solution containing mineral naptha & rubber wastes, rubber based adhesives
  25. Refractories
  26. Rubber goods industry (with boiler)
  27. Shellac processing
  28. Spice grinding (> 20 HP motor)
  29. Stone crushing
  30. Straw board, gray board, duplex board and paper manufacturing by hydropulping
  31. Surgical and medical products involving prophylactics and latex
  32. Synthetic detergent (excluding formulation ) and soap (with steam boiling)
  33. Tyres and tubes vulcanization/hot retreading (using coal fired boiler)/moulding

# Siting policy for Ordinary Red category industries : Industries mentioned in the list of Ordinary Red category cannot be permitted in Municipal areas falling under Kolkata Metropolitan Area (KMA). These can however be set up beyond the Municipal areas of KMA with adequate pollution abatement system subject to site clearance by local bodies. However, for the category of industries in serial number 13 of the above list, the consideration for siting in KMA will be location specific and will be decided by the Board.

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  List of Industries under "ORANGE" Category  
  1. Automobile servicing, repairing and painting (excluding only fuel dispensing)
  2. Ayurvedic and Homeopathic medicine (with boiler)
  3. Bakery & confectionery
          (a) with production capacity < 10 tpd with coal & wood fired oven and
          (b) all units with production capacity > 10tpd
  4. Bleaching of fabrics, yarn
  5. Brickfields (excluding fly ash brick manufacturing using lime process)
  6. Cashewnut processing
  7. Cement grinding (excluding coal fired drier)
  8. Chilling plant, cold storage and Ice making
  9. Chira mill
  10. Coffee seed processing
  11. Coke briquetting (sun drying)
  12. Cotton spinning and weaving (medium and large scale)
  13. Dry cell battery (excluding manufacturing of electrodes)
  14. Engineering and fabrication units
  15. Fire works manufacturing and storage
  16. Fish feed and poultry feed
  17. Fish processing and packaging (excluding chilling of fish)
  18. Foam manufacturing
  19. Food & food processing including fruits & vegetable processing (capital investment on plant & machinery > Rs.10 lakhs but < Rs. 1 crore)
  20. Forging of ferrous & non-ferrous metal (using oil or gas fired boilers)
  21. Gravure printing
  22. Hardware manufacturing for computer and other information technology instruments
  23. Heat treatment using oil fired furnace(excluding cyniding)
  24. Hotels & Restaurants (capital investment on land, building, plant & machinery > 30 lakhs)
  25. Husking mill
  26. Ice cream
  27. Jute processing without dyeing
  28. Manufacture of mirror from sheet glass
  29. Organic nutrients (excluding simple mixing)
  30. Paint blending & mixing (Ball mill)
  31. Pharmaceutical formulation (capital investment plant & machinery > Rs. 10 lacs)
  32. Plyboard manufacturing (including vineer & laminate) with oil fired boiler/ thermic fluid heater (without resin plant)
  33. Poultry, hatchery, piggery (capital investment on land, building, plant & machinery > Rs. 10 lacs)
  34. Power press
  35. Printing ink manufacturing
  36. Puffed rice (muri) (using boiler)
  37. Reprocessing of waste plastic (excluding PVC)
  38. Rice mill & rice hullers
  39. Rolling Mill (oil or gas fired) and cold Rolling mill
  40. Saw mill
  41. Silk screen printing
  42. Spray painting, paint baking, paint stripping
  43. Storage of hides and processing of tallow
  44. Synthetic detergents formulation (capital investment on plant & machinery > Rs. 5 lacs)
  45. Tea processing
  46. Tobacco products including cigarettes and tobacco processing
  47. Tyres and tubes vulcanization/hot retreading (using oil or gas fired boiler)
  48. Wire drawing (cold process) and bailing straps
  49. Wire netting

# Siting policy for Orange category industries : Industries mentioned in the list of Orange category can be permitted in all municipal areas other than Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) areas [except added areas of HMC] or within Industrial Estates in case of KMC & HMC area with adequate pollution control measures subject to the condition that the site clearance should be obtained from the Municipal authorities for siting up of new units. However, for the categories of industries in sl. nos. 1, 11, 13, 14, 24, 30 & 32 of the above list, the consideration for siting outside industrial estates in KMC & HMC area will be location specific and will be decided by the Board.

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  List of Industries under "GREEN" Category  
  1. Acid lead battery (up to 10 batteries per day excluding lead plate casting)
  2. Aluminium utensils from aluminium circles
  3. Assembly of air coolers/conditioners, repairing and servicing
  4. Assembly of bicycles, baby carriage and other small non-motorised vehicles
  5. Automobile fuel outlet (only dispensing)
  6. Ayurvedic and Homeopathic medicine (without boiler)
  7. Bakery & Confectionery (with production capacity < 10tpd with oil, gas or electrical oven)
  8. Block making for printing without foundry (excluding wooden block making)
  9. Brass & Bell metal utensils manufacturing from circle (without re-Rolling facility)
  10. Candy
  11. Cardboard or corrugated box and paper products (excluding paper or pulp manufacturing and without using boiler)
  12. Carpet weaving
  13. Cement products like pipe, pillar, jafri, well ring etc. (should be done under closed covered shed to control cement dust spreading)
  14. Chilling plant and Ice making without use of ammonia
  15. Coated electrode manufacturing
  16. Colour/Black & White studio
  17. Cotton and woolen hosiery making
  18. Cotton spinning & weaving (small scale)
  19. Cutting, sizing and polishing of marble stones
  20. Dairy and dairy products (small scale) (capital investment on plant & machinery < Rs. 1 crore)
  21. Dal Mills
  22. Diesel Generator sets (15 KVA and above) for residential buildings, commercial buildings and healthcare organization
  23. Distilled water
  24. Electric lamp (bulb) manufacturing (small scale)
  25. Electrical & electronic goods manufacturing
  26. Electronic equipment assembling
  27. Fertiliser (granulation and formulation only)
  28. Flour mills (dry process)
  29. Fly ash bricks manufacturing (lime process)
  30. Food & food processing including fruits & vegetable processing (capital investment on plant & machinery < Rs.10 lakhs)
  31. Fountain pen manufacturing
  32. Glue from starch
  33. Groundnut decorticating (dry)
  34. Gold and Silver smithy (purification with acid, smelting operation and sulfuric acid polishing operation) (using less than or equal to 1 litre of Sulphuric Acid / Nitric Acid per month)
  35. Handloom weaving (without dyeing and bleaching operation)
  36. Hotel & Restaurants (capital investment land, building, plant & machinery < Rs.30 lakhs) and Boarding & lodging house
  37. Insulation and other coated papers (excluding paper or pulp manufacturing) manufacturing
  38. Jobbing and machining
  39. Laboratory-wares
  40. Leather cutting and stitching (more than 10 machines and using motor)
  41. Leather footwear and leather products (excluding tanning and hide processing) (except cottage scale)
  42. Lubricating oils, greases or petroleum based products (only blending at normal temperature)
  43. Manufacturing of metal caps and containers
  44. Manufacturing of toothpowder, toothpaste, talcum powder and other cosmetic items (small scale)
  45. Medical oxygen
  46. Mineralized water
  47. Non-alcoholic beverages (soft drinks) and only bottling of alcoholic products (capital investment on plant & machinery < Rs. 1 crore)
  48. Oil mill ghani & extraction (no hydrogenation/refining)
  49. Organic and inorganic nutrients (by simple mixing)
  50. Paints and varnishes (mixing and blending) (without ball mill)
  51. Paper pins and U-clips
  52. Pharmaceutical formulation (capital investment on plant & machinery < Rs.10 lakhs)
  53. Phenyl manufacturing
  54. Polythene & plastic processed products manufacturing (excluding manufacturing & reprocessing of PVC granules and manufacturing of reprocessed PVC products and reprocessing of waste plastic)
  55. Poultry, hatchery, piggery (capital investment on land, building, plant & machinery < Rs. 10 lacs)
  56. Power looms (without dyeing and bleaching)
  57. Printing press
  58. Puffed rice (muri) (not using boiler)
  59. Rope (Cotton & Plastic)
  60. Rubber goods industry (without boiler)
  61. Scientific and mathematical instruments manufacturing
  62. Soap manufacturing (without steam boiling)
  63. Spice grinding (< 20 HP motor)
  64. Steel furniture without spray painting
  65. Steeping and processing of grains
  66. Supari (Betel nut) grinding
  67. Surgical and medical products not involving effluent/emission generating processes
  68. Sweet shop
  69. Synthetic detergent formulation (capital investment on plant & machinery < Rs. 5 lakhs)
  70. Tea garden only
  71. Thermocol manufacturing
  72. Thermometer making
  73. Toys (only electronic & mechanical) manufacturing
  74. Transformer repairing/manufacturing (should not be allowed in congested areas)
  75. Tyres and tubes retreading (without boiler)
  76. Vineer, laminate (without boiler and thermic fluid heater)
  77. Washing of used sand by hydraulic discharge
  78. Washing, chilling of fish and packaging only
  79. Water softening and demineralised plants
# Siting policy for Green category industries : List of industries under Green category can be permitted in any area in the state with adequate pollution control measures subject to the site clearance by local body
                                                                                                              
  List of Industries under "EXEMPTED" Category
  1. Agarbati
  2. Assembly of domestic electrical appliances, servicing & repairing
  3. Atta Chakkis (wheat grinding)
  4. Ball Pen Refill
  5. Bamboo and Cane products (only dry operation)
  6. Biogas Plant
  7. Black smithy (should not be allowed in congested areas)
  8. Book Binding
  9. Candles manufacturing
  10. Carpentry and wooden furniture making (excluding saw mill)
  11. Coir manufacturing
  12. Cyber cafe
  13. Diesel Generator sets (< 15 KVA) sets for residential buildings, commercial buildings and health care organisation
  14. Earthen potteries & tile manufacturing (not involving kiln)
  15. Gold and silver smithy (excluding purification/ polishing with any acid and smelting operation)#
  16. Handicraft products like terracotta, conchshell, coconutshell, dokra, cane and bamboo products, baluchari saree, stone carving, wood carving, batik, sola work etc.
  17. Handloom weaving (without dyeing & bleaching)
  1. Handmade paper
  2. Hardware assembling for IT industries
  3. Leather cutting and stitching (not more than or equal to 10 machines and without using motor)
  4. Leather footwear & leather products (excluding tanning & hide processing) (cottage scale only)
  5. Manual brass painting
  6. Manufacture of steel trunks & suitcases
  7. Mashroom Plantation and spawn
  8. Manufacturing of umbrella (only assembling)
  9. Musical instrument manufacturing
  10. Optical frames
  11. Optical lens manufacturing (without furnace)
  12. Photo framing
  13. Radio assembling servicing & repairing work
  14. Repairing & servicing of bicycles, baby carriage and other non-motorised vehicles
  15. Repairing & servicing of electronic equipment
  16. Shoelace manufacturing
  17. Soap (handmade)
  18. Soft toys, wooden toys manufacturing
  19. Software development for information & technology industry
  20. Sports goods manufacturing
  21. Tailoring & garment stitching/garment & Apparel manufacturing
  22. Tea packaging
  23. Wooden block making for printing
  24. Xerox & Photocopying
  25. Zari embroidery work




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