Recent Initiatives

Industry
Industry

  • Validity of documents under Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 till February 1, 2020, will now be considered valid till June 30, 2020.
  • One-year ban on Gutka and Pan masala in the State.
  • About 116,700 Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) set up in Haryana.
  • Work of granting permission and passes through “Saral Haryana Portal”, Saralharyana.gov.in started for resuming operations of industries and establishments from April 30, 2020 in the State.
  • So far, 79425 industries have applied on this portal for permission to work, due to which 45,08,481 workers will get work.
  • So far, 53,805 industries have been allowed to operate, which has provided work to 36,24,295 workers. Out of which 52,633 industries are in the urban area, in which 23,99,743 workers got work.
  • Apart from these, 229 in-Sittu industries have been allowed to operate. In which 14,608 workers got work.
  • In the state, the operation of 1,448 brick kilns have also been given permission to operate, in which 20,846 workers got work.
  • So far since April the VAT refund of Rs 162 crore has been made.
  • All industries have been directed to comply with the Standard Operating Procedure issued for the workplaces.
  • Social distancing, face masks, hand wash, and availability of sanitizers mandatory.
  • Directions for hygiene, thermal screening, different shift timing, and lunch break.
  • Workers over the age of 65 years will remain at home.
  • All workers will download Arogya Setu App.
  • COVID-19 Helpdesk with the helpline number 1800-180-2132 has been set up in HEPC.
  • Payment of all pending dues towards departments, boards and corporations and authorities upto March 15, 2020, and has been postponed till May 15, 2020.
  • Commercial vehicles such as auto, motor cab, maxi cabs, bus and trucks have been exempted from paying Motor Vehicle Tax for two months from March 15, 2020 to May 15, 2020.
  • Consumers with monthly fixed charges of upto Rs. 40,000 have been provided discount of upto Rs 10,000 along with discount on fixed charges for the months of March and April.
  • Consumers with monthly fixed charges of more than Rs. 40,000 have been provided with discount of 25 percent on fixed charges for the months of March and April.
  • Due to Lockdown 2.0, the due date for payment of bills has been extended till June 3, 2020.
  • 100 percent benefit on loans taken for payment of salary and other expenditure at the rate of 8 percent annually under Haryana MSME Revival Scheme for a maximum amount of Rs 20,000 per employee.
  • Two months exemption given on rent of shops and buildings of Government, Urban Local Bodies and Panchayati Raj from March 15, 2020, to May 15, 2020.
  • Exemption on rent for Start-ups running at the Start-up Incubator Center of Information Technology Department from March 15, 2020, to May 15, 2020.
  • Payment of all pending dues towards Government departments, boards and corporations and authorities till March 15, 2020, and has been postponed till May 15, 2020.
  • Boilers of a capacity of 25 litres and more, design and working pressure of more than 1 kilogram per centimeter square and temperature more than 100 centigrade are exempted from the required inspection.
  • State Government has facilitated two N-95 and 16 PPE kit MSME manufacturers to get certification from Central Government recognized agencies like DRDO, OFB and SITRA. This has increased the daily production capacity of 85,000 PPE kits and 40,000 N-95 masks in the state.
  • For the smooth operation of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), they have been offered to use Haryana roadways buses at a rate of Rs 35 per km for movement of workers from April 23, 2020.
  • In the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector, various banks have been urged to provide obstacle free loans for the liquidity communication.
  • Shelter Homes set up for migrant labourers to avoid movement in masses.
  • Permission for IT sector to operate with 33 percent workforce.
  • Permission to remaining industrial establishments to work with 50 percent workforce while following social distancing norms. These units can also operate for 12 hours instead of 8 hours, provided that under Section 59 of the Factories Act, 1948, entrepreneurs will have to pay double wage for the 4-hour over time.
  • Allowed movement of all kinds of goods carriage vehicles except restricted things according to the directions of the Central Government. It also includes vehicles carrying construction material.
  • Three-day Open House was organized through webinar from May 6 to May 8, 20020 to facilitate capable multinational companies to transfer their manufacturing base from China.
  • Representatives of multinational companies participating in webinar such as Enterprise Singapore, Flipkart, GLS Films, IKEA, ATL Group, Sembcorp, Singapore, DCM Textile and other companies showed a lot of enthusiasm.
  • Haryana Government will bear two percent of the total interest on loans of up to Rs 50,000 under 'Shishu Yojana' of Mudra Loan Scheme of the Central Government. They will not be required to give any type of collateral for this loan. Under this scheme, loan will be provided to 5 lakh persons of the state.