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IC Office

The Industries Commissionerate functions under the Industries & Mines Department of Government of Gujarat and implements industrial Policies of the state and central Governments. The Industries Commissioner is head of the Industries Commissionerate.

The prime responsibility of IC office is to observe and proactively act as a catalyst in industrial development and bringing about industrial reforms. Also actively works towards removal of hindrances in the Industrial development of Gujarat. As part of industrial promotions, the office offers various incentive schemes and subsidies to the entrepreneurs for development and upgradation of manufacturing facilities. In case of natural calamities, the office offers various benefits and packages to the industries. Special focus is given for the development of MSME. Small Scale Industries(SSI). As also for ensuring the smooth implementation of all projects and paying special emphasis in employment Generation by promoting sectors such as Gems & jewelry, Textile & apparel and salt.

The office has introduced an innovative system of single Window Clearance to simplify the administrative procedures for establishment of industries in Gujarat. This has greatly benefited and motivated the entrepreneurs to invest in the state. Investment facilitation mechanism has been introduced with iNDEXTb as nodal agency. Govt. of Gujarat has been making continuous efforts to make the state attractive for investment through upgrading infrastructure and facilitating investors. Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor’s Summit organized in 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 attracted investment proposals of Rs.18,72,437 Crores and 2011 have generated investor’s Confidence in the state which resulted into inking 8380 MOUs and getting investment proposals of over Rs.20.83 lakh Crores. Till March 2012 the State has received acknowledgement of 10537 Industrial Entrepreneurs Memorandum, with an estimated investment of Rs.1033314 Crores which works out to 11.86 percent of total investment in the country. The office of the Industries Commissioner continues to play pivotal role in the industrial development of Gujarat & improving the delivery system. As Gujarat continues to cross new frontiers the Industries Commissionerate has Increasing responsibility to listen, understand and respond diligently to help become vibrant and robust economy. The Industries Commissionerate has undertaken a multitude of promotional efforts to accelerate the state’s Industrial progress. Proactively contributing to an array of events held both nationally and globally, substantial assistance has been provided to organizations such as CII, FICCI and others. Furthermore, to attract talent from across India, round table conference and road shows were organized by IndexTb in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai among other cities.

Govt. of Gujarat has come out with a new Industrial Policy in January 2009, which is aimed at,

  1. Investment Accelerating the flow of quality Investment.
  2. Employability creating employability substantial employment for facilitating early fructification of this investment and
  3. Quality Making “Made in Gujarat” a Global Brand to meet with the above objectives. On a personal note, this website, marks my personal commitment and that of our entire team, to achieve the state’s objectives for industrial development. It is a privilege to serve as the Industries Commissioner of Gujarat and I look forward to even greater success for the state in the years to come.

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Functions of Industries Commissionerate

  1. Industries Commissionerate’s primary function is to promote meaningful industrial Development of small, medium and large sectors, assisted by its Network of District Industries Centers and in Co-ordination with the other Government offices, Board and Corporations. To carry out Industrial development of the state and implement legislations and schemes in this regard.
    • A commitment to create and implement conducive policies for industrial growth.
    • Accord approval for incentives to Industrial Projects under various schemes.
    • Assist industrial Units in acquiring requisite infrastructure facilities, land, water, power, natural gas, Telecommunication, skilled manpower etc. by recommending to the concerned authorities after examining and evaluating their requirements.
    • Allocate scarce raw materials such as molasses, alcohol, paraffin wax, palm fatty acid, pig-iron, Iron & steel, coal & coke etc. based on requirement of small & medium industrial Units.
    • Provide assistance for technology upgradation to improve product quality, support R&D institutions with fiscal grants and infrastructure.
    • Oversee the central stores and purchase organization activities to help departments and office of the State Government manage their procurements.
    • Assist rehabilitation of sick Industrial Units.
    • Assist Industries and establishments affected by natural calamities.
    • Market and promote Gujarat as a good investment destination.
  2. Identifying New Projects and conducting appraisals for potential investment opportunities for the Summit. Coordinating and Managing implementation of existing project plans with various companies and agencies.
    • Providing information guidance and assistance for various event management tasks
    • Preparing comprehensive investment blue prints of thrust area such as special Economic Zones(SEZ) Auto and Engineering, Pharmaceuticals, Textiles Gems & jewelry, Chemicals and Petrochemicals.
    • coordinating Monitoring of Projects and hand holding after an entrepreneur has confirmed his intention to set up the project in Gujarat till the Commissioning of the project, is the key function of the Industries Commissionerate and indexTb, the task of promoting the State as a good investment destination i.e. the work prior to the actual selection of Gujarat for a project by the entrepreneur, is performed by iNDEXTb in coordination with the Industries Commissionerate.
  3. Industrial Promotion
    • Area Development
    • Specific Industries Development
    • Entrepreneurship Development
    • Employment Generation in Industries
  4. Implementation of Notifications issued by different Ministries of Government of India
    • Industries and Commerce
    • MSME
    • Textiles
    • Chemicals & Fertilizers
    • Steel
    • Information Technology
    • Others
  5. Implementation of GRs issued by Government of Gujarat
    • Industries & Mines Department
    • Others
  6. Co-ordination with other Departments and Offices of the Government
  7. Taking Policy initiatives for Industrial Development keeping in view the benefits of the entrepreneurs, thus making Gujarat more investor friendly.
  8. The Govt. of Gujarat is committed to strong leadership continued advocacy for investor friendly, policies and an enduring commitment to achieve excellence in all Industrial Sectors, small, medium and large Industries, Industrial Infrastructure, Special economic Zones, textiles, salt, cluster development, gems & jewelry and environment amongst others. Industries Commissionerate Works as a facilator to achieve the state’s objectives for Industrial development.

Activities of Industries Commissionerate

Industries Commissionerate undertakes the following activities:

  • MSMED Act 2006 of GOI
    • Implementation of MSMED Act, 2006.
    • Monitoring of acknowledgement issued by DICs against submission of EM Part-I & EM Part-II
  • Monitoring of Industrial Approvals
    • IEM, LOI, EOU, FDI approvals granted by GoI for projects in Gujarat
    • Recommendation to GoI, whenever required – Follow-up for Implementation of Approvals
    • Follow-up for Implementation of Approvals
    • Assistance to entrepreneurs for getting State Level clearances
    • Preparing status reports on approval and organizing review meetings
    • Raw Materials Allocation and Approval of Production Programme (APP) for industrial units requiring
    • Molasses Alcohol
  • Infrastructure Assistance
    • Recommendation for Land Requirement for industrial projects
    • Reconnection for utilities like power, natural gas, water etc.
    • Providing assistance for setting up Industrial Park, Special Economic Zone (SEZ)
    • Providing assistance for infrastructure projects under Central and State Govt.
    • Infrastructure incentive schemes
    • Providing assistance for setting up Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP)
  • R & D Activities
    • Assistance to R & D Institutions like ATIRA, CGCRI, EQDC, NIFT etc
    • Assistance for Cluster Development Programme with the help of institutions
    • Assistance for Patent Registration
  • Marketing Assistance to Industrial Units for
    • Export Promotion
    • Buyer Seller Meets
    • Exhibitions by Industry Associations
    • Ancillary Development Programme
    • Providing Assistance to units under Market Promotion Scheme of the state.
  • Incentive Schemes
    • Export Promotion
    • Interest Subsidy
    • Venture Capital Assistance
    • Quality Certification Scheme
    • Skill Enhancement
    • Technology Acquisition Fund
    • Patent Assistance
    • Energy and Water Conservation
    • Assistance to Critical infrastructure Projects
    • Assistance to Professional Agency
    • Assistance for Obtaining Carbon Credit and Reducing Carbon Footprints
    • Strengthening the FRegulation and Environmental Compliance
    • Scheme of Assistance for Environment management to MSMEs
    • Scheme for Assistance to Encouraging Green Practices and Environmental Audit to MSMEs
  • Specific Industrial Development Activities for
    • Salt Industry
    • Textile Industry
  • CSPO
    • Government Purchase related activities.
    • Nodal agency for implementation of e-procurement.
    • To Facilitate the Purchase Committee activities, attending all the DPCs and organizing the SPC meeting.
    • To execute Rate Contracts for stores required by various governments Departments-offices.
    • To enlist vender as an approved Supplier to quality for government procurement.
  • Statistics and EDP
    • Information collection from industrial units
    • Textile Industry
    • Report generation and dissemination of information
    • Preparation of Annual Plan
    • EDP and IT activities for IC and DICs
  • Other Activities
    • Rehabilitation of Sick Industrial Units
    • Organizing meetings with Industry Associations for resolving issues/ difficulties
    • Administration of DICs and IC
  1. In each district one agency to deal with all requirements of small and village Industries. This is called “District Industries Centre”
  2. The District Industries Centers have undertaken various programmes for investment promotion at the grassroot level such as a organizing seminars workshops, extending support for trade fairs and exhibitions organized by various Industries associations.
  3. All the services and support required by for MSME units under the single roof of the District Industries Centre. The Centre has a separate wing to look-after the special needs of cottage and house-hold industries as district from small industries.
  4. Administration
    General Manager is the head of the District Industries Centre. The post of General Manager is of Joint / Deputy Commissioner level. The General Manager has senior officers to assist him, such as Manager (Raw Material), Manager (Credit), Manage (Economic Investigation), Manager (Marketing) Industrial Promotion Officer(IPO) and Technical Officer cum Project Manager (PM)

General Manager






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  1. Monitoring of DICs
    The functioning of DICs and their achievement is monitored by Industries Commissioner, Meeting of General Managers are organized frequently to evaluate the performance and also help in resolving difficulties in implementation of different schemes. To resolve the problems of industries/industrialists, there are two types of committee at the district level viz.
    1. District Industrial Executive Committee (DIEC)
      DIEC is constituted for solving industry related problems And promoting industrial growth. District Collector is the Chairman of this Committee and General Manager of DIC is the Member Secretary. The other members of the DIEC are President of District Panchayat, DDO, MP, MLAs, Prominent persons active in Industries in the district and members of all district level industries associations.
    2. Single Window Industrial Follow up Team (SWIFT)
      Entrepreneurs face many difficulties when they start new industries. They have to deal with many government agencies and get many clearances. SWIFT helps them in guiding solving their problems at a single spot. This committee is working under the District Collector, General Manager of DIC is the Member Secretary and District Development Officer is Vice President of SWIFT. All industries related officers in the district are members of this committee.
  2. Functions of DICs
    • Registration
      • EM Part-I acknowledgement
      • EM Part-II acknowledgement
      • C.S.P.O.
      • Lubricating, Oil, Grease Licence
    • Recommendation
      • Land recommendation for N.A.
    • Incentive Scheme
    • Seminars
      • District or Taluka Level
      • Buyer-Seller & Exhibition
    • Others Activities
      • Recovery of Package Loan margin Money Loan & Subsidy
      • Welfare of Salt Workers and Recovery of Royalty from Salt Workers.
      • Follow up of Industrial Approvals.
      • Follow up of units which have availed benefits under incentives schemes
    • Self Employment scheme
      • Recommendation of loan applications under Vajpayee Bankable Scheme
      • Recommendation of loan application under PMEGP Scheme
      • Manav Kalyan Yojana – Tool kits to artisans.
    • Co-operative Package Scheme
      • Package Scheme
      • Handloom Development Scheme
      • Training & Production centre
      • Woolen Carpet Centre
      • Weaving Scheme
      • Recovery of Loan & Share contribution of Co-operative Societies
      • Liquidation of Industrial Society
      • Preparation of Project Profiles
      • Audit of Industrial Society
      • Gramodyog Vikas Kendra
      • Hastakala Mela


Office of The Industries Commissionerate Block No. 1, 2nd Floor, Udyog Bhavan, Gandhinagar 382 010. Gujarat. INDIA
Ph. : 23252683/23252617 • Email ID : iccord@gujarat.gov.in

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