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Combined Scorecard of Reform Evidence and Feedback
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Reform Evidence Scorecard
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Mandate online filing of single integrated return and applicable payments under all Labour Laws

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Introduce a provision for issuing Factory License and all subsequent renewals with validity of 10 years or more

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Eliminate the requirement of inspection prior to registration under the Shops and Establishment Act and ensure that the registration is granted within one day from the date of application

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Publish information about the procedure and comprehensive list of documents on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Ensure that the system allows the user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Design and implement a system that allows online application submission, payment, tracking and monitoring without the need for a physical touch point for document submission and verification and mandate that all applications are submitted online

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Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Design and implement a system that allows online application submission, payment, tracking and monitoring without the need for a physical touch point for document submission and verification and mandate that all applications are submitted online

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Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents that on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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35

Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents on the Department`s web site

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36

Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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38

Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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40

Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents on the Department`s web site

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41

Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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44

Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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45

Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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50

Publish information on about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents that on the Department`s web site

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51

Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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54

Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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56

Establish specialized commercial courts (in major towns/cluster of district so as to cover the whole State) to hear and resolve the commercial disputes

Approved View File Bihar is divided into 9 Divisions comprising of 38 districts. Each Division has a HQ situated in one of the districts it covers. That district is called the HQ District of the Division. The submitted notification clearly mentions that the jurisdiction of the Commercial Courts shall be all the districts covered under the Division. Please refer Sub point a in the notification. Thus all the 9 Divisions 38 districts and hence the whole state is covered under 9 Commercial Courts. Details
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Ensure at least 90% of the vacancies in specialized Commercial courts been filled up

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Ensure that the time standards for commercial disputes are adhered for the following key court events:  
i.    First hearing; 
ii.    Filing of the statement of defense; 
iii.    Completion of the evidence period;
iv.    Filing of testimony by expert; and 
v.    Submission of the final judgment

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Limit the maximum number of adjournments that can be granted in commercial disputes

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Limit the adjournments to unforeseen and exceptional circumstances

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Publish model commercial contract templates in public domain in downloadable and editable format along with instructions to use them

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Design and implement a system that allows publishing of e-cause lists for commercial disputes in Commercial courts

Approved View File Refer the screenshot and letter. It may be noted that there are no/ limited such commercial dispute related cases and it will be impossible to showcase them in the cause list. Details
68

Digitize land transaction deeds of last 2 years at all sub-registrar offices and make the same available on an online system

Approved View File View URL DoR has digitized land transaction deeds of last 2 years at all sub-registrar office and make the same available on an online system Details
70

Digitize land records of last 2 years at local municipality office and publish the updated land records online in public domain

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Digitize Property tax payment records of last 2 years with a functionality to view balance payments at all local municipality offices and publish the updated records online in public domain

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Digitize cadastral maps of all rural areas in the state

Approved View File View URL The cadestral map of the entire state is digitised and available. Please refer to the attached file. It may be noted that the maps are provided to the people on demand only after submitting the application and requisite amount to the Govt. Details
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Provide model deed templates for sale, gift, lease, mortgage and rent in downloadable and editable format along with instructions to use them

Approved View File View URL Model deed templates for sale, gift, lease, mortgage and rent has been provided in word format. The model deeds can be downloaded from the home page of Prohibition, Excise & Registration Department website. Details
80

Design and implement a system that allows online application and payment for submission and verification of document and mandate that all applications are submitted online and mandate that all applications are submitted online

Approved View File View URL DoR has implemented online system of property registration that allows online application and payment for submission and verification of document. Details
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The online system should have the facility of auto calculation of the applicable fee and stamp duty as per the valuation of the property

Approved View File View URL Online system of property registration has the facility of auto calculation of the applicable fee and stamp duty as per the valuation of the property Details
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The online system should have the facility of auto generation of appointment (date and time) on making the required payment online at respective SRO offices

Approved View File View URL Online system of property registration has the facility of auto generation of appointment (date and time) on making the required payment online at respective SRO offices. Details
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The registration of the transaction deed to be provided to related parties on the same day of appointment

Approved View File Department has notified registration of transaction deeds under Right to Public Services Act, 2011. Details
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Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

Approved View File View URL User can download the final signed approval deed from the online portal Details
85

Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for document registration and mutation of land

Approved View File View URL The timeline for document registration and mutation of land in the State is governed by the Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016 vide Notification No.1525,dated 18.10.17. The Act guarantees the permission within 30 days or assures of deemed approval under its section 6(4) in case decision is not given within 30 days. Details
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Institutionalize a Central Inspection System responsible for undertaking compliance inspections of the departments concerned

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Design and develop an online inspection system for scheduling of inspections

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Ensure that the selection of establishments for inspection is done using computerized risk assessment and allocation of inspectors is undertaken under the Central Inspection System

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Differentiate compliance inspection requirements based on risk profile (such as High, Medium and Low risk) of industries under all the labour laws

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Exempt low risk industries with a history of satisfactory compliance from labour compliance inspections, or allow self-certification in lieu of conducting physical inspections under all the Labour laws

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Mandate synchronized/joint- inspection under all of the following acts: 
I. Inspection under The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
II. Inspection under The Factories Act, 1948
III.  Inspection under The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
IV.  Inspection under The Minimum Wages Act, 1948
V. Inspection under The Shops and Establishments Act (as applicable) 
VI. Inspection under The Labour Welfare Fund Act (as applicable) 
VII. Inspection under The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
VIII. Inspection under The Payment of Wages Act, 1936
IX. Inspection under The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
X. Inspection under The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970

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Differentiate compliance inspection requirements based on industry pollution categorization such as Red, Amber(Orange), and Green under all environment/pollution laws

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Allow third party certifications instead of Departmental inspections under all the labour and environment/pollution laws for medium risk industries

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Exempt Green industries with a history of satisfactory compliance from environmental compliance inspection, or allow self-certification (in lieu of conducting physical inspections)

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

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Design and implement a computerized system for identifying building/area that needs to be inspected based on risk assessment

Approved View File The Udhd has issued a notification explaining the risk parameters of classification of building. The parameters have been incorporated in the computerized system to identify the risk category of the building at the time of application. Accordingly auto assessment is done if the permission to building plan can be given without inspection to the site or not. Please refer to the Notification No. 1. (i) in the attached copy and the screenshot illustrating the system. Details
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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

Approved View File View URL The urban Development & Housing Dpartment, GoB has issued a notifiation to this effect. Please refer to the Notification No. 2. (vi) in the attached copy. Details
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Allow establishments to view and download submitted inspection reports of at least past two years

Approved View File View URL The generation of online inspection letter and availability of inspection report for downloading is completely mapped against an application made through the system. If the application is not made the Inspection by Building Proposal Office as part of obtaining construction permit cannot be initiated and no inspection report can be generated. Thus in 2015 when the online system was not available no online inspection reports are available. Please refer to the attachment for details. Details
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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

Approved View File View URL Please go to the Concerned Department Section and click on Environment & Forest Department tab. And then select Guidebook under the said tab to view and download the same. Details
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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Mandate that the same inspector will not inspect the same establishment twice consecutively

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

Approved View File View URL Response to Clarification-The prescribed format for the Inspection Report to be used by the inspecting officer is already provided in the guidebook. Please refer to the attached excerpt. Detailed guidebook can be obtained by visiting at the URL furnished here. Details
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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

Approved View File View URL The Urban Development & housing Department, GoB has issued a notification to this effect. Please refer to the Notification no. 2. (vi) in the attached copy. Details
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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

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Design and implement a system for identifying establishments that need to be inspected based on computerized risk assessment

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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Mandate that the same inspector will not inspect the same establishment twice consecutively

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

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Design and implement a system for identifying establishments that need to be inspected based on computerized risk assessment

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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Mandate that the same inspector will not inspect the same establishment twice consecutively

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

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Design and implement a system for identifying establishments that need to be inspected based on computerized risk assessment

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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

Approved View File Through letter dated: 29/8/17 (letter No: 4464) it is notified that, The Inspections will be conducted by a joint inspection team only, and the inspection reports have to be submitted online within 48 hours of inspection. The Joint Inspection team will be lead and coordinated by the Labour Superintendent of the area and the concern factory Inspector & the DLC will be part of this joint Inspection team. The team will conduct inspections under all applicable labour laws in one single visit only. Details
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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Mandate that the same inspector will not inspect the same establishment twice consecutively

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

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Design and implement a system for identifying establishments that need to be inspected based on computerized risk assessment

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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Mandate that the same inspector will not inspect the same establishment twice consecutively

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

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Design and implement a system for identifying establishments that need to be inspected based on computerized risk assessment

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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Mandate that the same inspector will not inspect the same establishment twice consecutively

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

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Design and implement a system for identifying establishments that need to be inspected based on computerized risk assessment

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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Mandate that the same inspector will not inspect the same establishment twice consecutively

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

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Design and implement a system for identifying establishments that need to be inspected based on computerized risk assessment

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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Mandate that the same inspector will not inspect the same establishment twice consecutively

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

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Design and implement a system for identifying establishments that need to be inspected based on computerized risk assessment

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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Mandate that the same inspector will not inspect the same establishment twice consecutively

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

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Design and implement a system for identifying establishments that need to be inspected based on computerized risk assessment

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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

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Allow establishments to view and download submitted inspection reports of at least past two years

Approved View File Desired screen shots have been attached to the document uploaded. Details
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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Publish a well-defined inspection procedure and checklist on department`s web site

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Design and implement a system for identifying establishments that need to be inspected based on computerized risk assessment

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Mandate online submission of inspection report within 48 hours to the Department

Approved View File This action point was compiled last year only and documentary evidence in support of its compliance was accepted and approved by DIPP. Moreover, Pollution Control Board undertakes inspections of establishments only under the various Acts provisioned by Central Ministry. Also, water and air samples implies that inspection is under The Air Act and The Water Act. Requesting to please consider the documentary evidence uploaded. Details
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Allow establishments to view and download submitted inspection reports of at least past two years

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Design and implement a system for computerized allocation of inspectors

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Mandate that the same inspector will not inspect the same establishment twice consecutively

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Establish a dedicated single window agency as the sole point of contact for setting up a business in State

Approved View File Response to Clarification: Please note that vide Notification No. 1573, date 30.10.2017 issued under the Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016, Secretariat of the SIPB is the sole point of contact for setting up a business in the State. Copy of the notification is attached along with the copy of the Act vide which SIPB and its secretariat have been constituted. Details
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Ensure that the single window agency has been set up through a legislation

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for issuing all approvals being provided by single window agency

Approved View File View URL Constitution of the Single Window Agency in Bihar has been done as per the Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act 2016. As per section 6(4) of the Act, timelines for providing various clearances and services by the SWA shall be as per the respective Governing Acts of the clearances. The list of clearances and their respective Governing Acts etc. has been notified vide Notification No. 1525, dated 18.10.17. Accordingly the list of clearances and timeline has been announced. Details
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Define clear timelines mandated through legislation or through notification under the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act for issuing intent letter, granting sanction and disbursal of applicable incentives as per the industrial/sectoral policy in the State

Approved View File View URL The timeline for issuing intent letter, granting sanction and disbursal of applicable incentives as per the industrial/sectoral policy in the State is governed by the Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016 vide Notification No.1525,dated 18.10.17. The Act guarantees the permission within 30 days or assures of deemed approval under its section 6(4) in case decision is not given within 30 days. Details
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Design and implement an online single window system with functionality for online application submission, payment and approvals and mandate that all applications are submitted online

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Implement a standardized online Common Application Form (CAF) combining applications of all services wherein common information such as applicant`s name, project details, address etc. and common documents are required to be provided only once through single window system

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Ensure `Registration under The Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating the online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `Registration certificate of Establishment Inter State Migrant Workmen(RE&CS)Act,1979 (License of Contractor Establishment)` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating the online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `Registration under weights and measures, 1998` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `Consent to establish (under Water Act & Air Act)` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `Consent to operate (under Water Act & Air Act)` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `Authorization under Hazardous Waste Rules` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `Registration under Shops and Establishments Act` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `Permission for engaging contractor for labour` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `Factories license` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `Factory building plan approval` (under the Factories Act, 1948) is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `Registration under Boiler Act` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `Change of land use` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `NOC from Fire Department` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure renewal of `Consent to operate (under Water Act & Air Act)` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure renewal under `Shops and Establishments Act` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure renewal under `Factories license` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure renewal under `Registration under Boiler Act` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status, approvals and issuance of the certificate(s)

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Ensure `electricity connection` is provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status and approvals

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Ensure `water connection` provided as a service through the online single window system facilitating online application submission, payments, tracking of status and approvals

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Publish information on the procedure, timelines and a comprehensive list of documents that are required to be submitted for applying for various incentives in the state

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Ensure that incentives of all applicable industrial/sectoral policies are applied through a common form without the physical touch points

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Mandate that all queries/clarifications related to investor`s application are sought once and within 7 days of receiving the application

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Ensure that the Single Window System sends out SMS/e-mail notification to the applicant as and when the application is submitted and/or query is raised and/or application is approved/rejected

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Ensure that incentives under Industrial/Sectoral Policy are provided as a service through the online single window system (for intent letter, sanction and disbursement) facilitating online application submission and tracking of status and approvals

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Ensure information on land banks for industrial use is publicly available online at one place

Approved View File View URL The updated details of available industrial land at the various industrial areas across the entire state are placed at the site of the BIADA. Pease refr the URL. Details
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Design and implement a GIS system to provide details about the land earmarked for industrial use across the State

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Ensure that the GIS system provides details about available infrastructure such as road, water, electrical substation and poles, proximity to National/State highways, Railway lines etc. for all industrial land banks of State

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Define objective criteria, applicable for all industrial land, for evaluating land allotment application for industrial use

Approved View File View URL BIADA has enacted a well defined score based eligibility criteria for industrial land allotment. Details
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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents required to be submitted for land allotment on the web site

Approved View File View URL Response to Clarification-Detailed step wise filing and processing of application is provided. It may be noted that in BIADA one person scrutinizes the applications and then the further appraisal, scoring and approval of the applications is done by the PCC. There is no levels or hierarchy of officers to scrutinize. The process has been documented accordingly. Details
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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for land allotment

Approved View File View URL Vide notification No. 5390, dated 19.12.2013, BIADA has defined the timeline for allotment of land as 60 days. The land allotment service by BIADA has been notified under Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016 vide Notification No.1525, dated 18.10.17 which guarantees the allotment wthin the abovementioned timeline or assures of deemed approval under section 6(4) of the Act in case decision is not given within the abovementioned timelines. Details
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Design and implement a land allotment system that allows online application and payment without the need for a physical touch point for document submission and verification and mandate that all applications are submitted online

Approved View File View URL BIADA has implemented an online application system. The window for application is open only when enough plots are there for allocation. Being the instrumentality of state-an autonomous body-and not the State Govt. it does not issue any notification under any Act but only office orders for its internal and external governance. Its office orders have never been objected by the Honble Courts. The office order attached here is thus sovereign in nature. Details
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Ensure that the system allows users to download the final signed land allotment certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the land allotment certificates in the public domain

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for processing of application for conversion of land/ change in land use (from the date of application) for land outside of industrial parks/IDCs

Approved View File View URL Under Bihar Land Conversion Act, 2010 land conversion is given within 90 days from the date of application or from the date of receipt of deficit fee amount whichever is later.In case of deficit, 75 more days including notice periods for two times is given to the applicant.The service has been notified under BIIP Act, 2016-Notification No.1525, dated 18.10.17-which guarantees the permission within mentioned timelines or assures of deemed approval under its section 6(4). Details
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Enact a comprehensive uniform building code/building by-law applicable to the entire State

Approved View File View URL The Bihar State had enacted a comprehensive Bihar Building Bye-laws in 2014 which is applicable to all ULBs and IDCs. Excerpts of teh Bye-laws are attached. Details
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Ensure that the uniform building code/building by-law include provisions for risk-based classification of buildings

Approved View File The urban Development & Housing Dpartment, GoB has issued a notifiation to this effect. Please refer to the Notification No. 1. (i) in the attached copy. Details
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Ensure that the uniform building code/building by-law includes accreditation programs and clear responsibilities for professionals including architects and engineers engaged in the construction process

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Define mandatory qualifications for architects and structural engineers in the uniform building by-law applicable in State

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Establish a dedicated conflict resolution mechanism for land and construction permits

Approved View File View URL The urban Development & Housing Dpartment, GoB has issued a notifiation to this effect. Please refer to the Notification No. 1. (ii) in the attached copy. Details
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Conduct a survey of all industrial areas of State and create a list of plots with trees and publish online a comprehensive information on type of trees

Approved View File View URL Bihar Industrial Area Development Authority responsible for the industrial area in the State has published a comprehensive list of trees available at the industrial plots in all its industrial areas falling under its 4 Regional Offices Details
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Publish online the detailed information on applicable replanting requirements for plots with varying tree populations

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Allow authorized architects to issue the completion certificate at all urban areas and IDCs, instead of requiring a separate completion certificate to be issued

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Implement a system to allow approval based on third party certification (during construction and/or completion stage, as applicable) of structural design and architectural drawings by authorized structural engineers and architects respectively across all urban areas and IDCs

Approved View File There is a clear system in the state to approve the structural design & architectural drawings, issue the building permits and completion based on the certification by an accredited and empaneled professionals.Further, references should also be drawn from the approved recommendations No. 64 and 70 under the BRAP, 2016. Details
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Combine all affidavits & undertakings required to be submitted for obtaining the building plan approval into one affidavit/undertaking

Approved View File The urban Development & Housing Department, GoB has issued a notification to this effect. Please refer to the Notification No. 3. (ii) in the attached copy. The notified format for the combined affidavit is attached for reference. The common affidavit format is available online for easy download and subsequent upload after filling it properly. Details
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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents including pre-construction and post-construction No Objection Certificates (NOCs), registrations and other mandatory State approvals (prior to plinth and pre - occupancy) on the web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation to grant construction permits including all required approvals; pre-construction, during construction and post construction

Approved View File View URL As per the Bihar Building Bye-laws 2014 timeline for granting building permission is 60 days and for ocupancy certificate 30 days.These services have been notified under Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016 vide Notification No.1525, dated 18.10.17 which guarantees the permissions within the abovementioned timelines or assures of deemed approval under section 6(4) in case decision is not given within the abovementioned timelines. Details
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Mandate that a single, joint site inspection will be carried out by all concerned authorities such as Fire, Sewerage, Electricity, Labour (such as Factory license), Water Department and internal departments responsible for granting construction permits in urban areas and IDCs

Approved View File View URL The Urban Development and Housing Department, GoB has issued a notification to this effect. Please refer to Notification No. 2. iii. Details
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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

Approved View File Test Approval Nos. BPA/00071/2017-18 Details
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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents required on the Department`s web site

Approved View File View URL Please go to the Concerned Department Section and click on Environment & Forest Department tab. And then select Guidebook under the said tab to view and download the same. Details
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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

Approved View File View URL File has been updated as desired. Details
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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents required on the Department`s web site

Approved View File View URL Use the link. Please go to the Concerned Department Section on home page and click on Environment & Forest Department tab. And then select Guidebook under the said tab to view and download the same. Details
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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Ensure that the system allows user to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal.

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

Approved View File View URL File has been updated as desired. Details
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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents required on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through legislation for approval of application

Approved View File View URL As per the Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016Act/ Notification No. 1525 the time line for the delivery of NOC for Fire Safety service & issuance of Fire Safety NoC is to be done within 30days.The service has been notified under Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016 vide Notification No.1525 Dated 18.10.2017.which guarantees the delivery of service within 30days or assures of deemed approval under section 6(4). Details
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Design and implement a system that allows online application submission, payment, tracking and monitoring without the need for a physical touch point for document submission and verification and mandate that all applications are submitted online

Approved View File View URL The service is provided online through single window clearance system as mandated through notification appended as an evidence.Also no fee is required for obtaining fire Noc as confirmed by Fire Department via letter no.363 attached for reference. Details
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Ensure that the system allows users to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

Approved View File View URL Third party can easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain. Certificate no.104 can be checked to see the functionality. Link has been shared below for the same. Details
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Notify a list of white category industries, which are exempted from taking clearances from State pollution control board

Approved View File Document has been updated as desired. Details
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Allow for auto-renewal of Consent to Establish (under Water Act, 1974 and Air Act, 1981) based on self-certification/third party certification and ensure that majority of establishments avail this provision

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Allow for auto-renewal of Consent to Operate (under Water Act, 1974 and Air Act, 1981) based on self-certification/third party certification and ensure that majority of establishments avail this provision

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Issue Consent to Operate with a validity period of 5 years or above

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Issue Consent to Establish with a validity period of 5 years or above

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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents required on the Department`s web site

Approved View File View URL Revised file uploaded and link provided. Details
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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Design and implement a system that allows online application submission, payment, tracking and monitoring without the need for a physical touch point for document submission and verification and mandate that all applications are submitted online

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Ensure that the system allows users to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal.

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of all documents required on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Design and implement a system that allows online application submission, payment, tracking and monitoring without the need for a physical touch point for document submission and verification and mandate that all applications are submitted online

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Ensure that the system allows users to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal.

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents required on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Design and implement a system that allows online application submission, payment, tracking and monitoring without the need for a physical touch point for document submission and verification and mandate that all applications are submitted online

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Ensure that the system allows users to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal.

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents required on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Design and implement a system that allows online application submission, payment, tracking and monitoring without the need for a physical touch point for document submission and verification and mandate that all applications are submitted online

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Ensure that the system allows users to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents required on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

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Design and implement a system that allows online application submission, payment, tracking and monitoring without the need for a physical touch point for document submission and verification and mandate that all applications are submitted online

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Ensure that the system allows users to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal

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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

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Ensure that DisComs uses automated tools to monitor outages in all Industrial areas of State

Approved View File In Bihar, Patna (State Capital) comes under the R-APDRP Area where the SCADA system has been implemented. The system monitors the outages. Following are the screenshots illustrating the functioning of SCADA in Patna (illustration for Ashok Nagar, Kankarbagh Area). For all other parts of Bihar (including the industrial areas), Meter Data Management (MDM)/ Meter Data Acquisition System (MDAS) is installed to monitor outages. Details
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Ensure that DisComs uses automated tools for service restoration in all Industrial areas of State

Approved View File Response to Clarification-As required, details of the restoration process using SCADA system in Patna is attached here along with the details submitted earlier. The process of restoration has been explained by the Discomm. Letter from Discomm is also attached for reference. Details
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Ensure that the regulator publishes monthly or quarterly the data regarding total duration and frequency of outages online in public domain

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Ensure that total outage cap is fixed by regulator for a quarter/year and the Discoms compensates customers for outages that go over the fixed cap

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Ensure that information on effective tariffs are available online, and that customers are notified of a change in tariff ahead of the billing cycle

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Reduce the number of documents required for obtaining the electricity connection to only two i.e. proof of ownership/occupancy and authorization document (in case of firm/company)

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Allow third party inspection of internal installations and ensure that majority of establishments avail this provision

Approved View File View URL The State has a licensing board to issue licenses for electrical contractors, supervisors & wiremen. Their qualification parameters & selection process are well defined. The contractors etc. are engaged by the promoter at the construction phase of the premises. Based on their certification, DisComms provide the electricity supply. The format for certificate is also defined & published. Only in case of HT connections where transformers are installed, NOC of electrical inspectorate is required. Details
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Implement a system that allows online application submission, payment and tracking of status without the need for a physical touch point for document submission for new electricity connection and mandate that all applications are submitted online

Approved View File Response to Clarification: Please note that the Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission has mandated that application for electricity connection in the state is to be compulsorily made online except for domestic and agricultural users. Please refer to the portion highlighted in yellow in the attached document. Details
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Stipulate that charged electrical connections (up to 150 KVA) is provided within Seven days (where no `Right of Way` (RoW) is required) and in Fifteen days where RoW is required from concerned agencies

Approved View File Response to Clarification: Please note that as per the guidance received from the DIPP, the DisComms have notified the timeline for 15 days. Please refr the attached documents and letters. The charged electricity is provided only after the necessary infrastructure is completed. Details
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Design and develop an online system for granting road cutting permissions in a manner that it allows online application submission, payment, document submission and approvals.

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application for granting `Right of Way` (RoW) permission

Approved View File As per the Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016Act/ Notification No. 1525 the time line for the delivery of Road Cutting/ Right of Way (RoW) permission for Road Construction Department for electricity connection service / is to be done within 30days. The service notified under Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016 vide Notification No.1525 Dated 18.10.2017.which guarantees the delivery of service within 30days or assures of deemed approval under section 6(4). Details
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Allow third parties to easily verify the authenticity of electricity connections and respective premise/entity/individual through online system in the public domain

Approved View File A complete walk through has been presented in the attached file. Sample bills have also been attached which can be verified from the respective sites of the DisComms. Details
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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents required on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through the Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act (or equivalent) legislation for approval of complete application

Approved View File View URL At present, the timeline for Certificate of Electrical Installation by Chief Electrical Inspector in Bihar is governed by the Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016 vide Notification No.1525,dated 18.10.17. The Act guarantees the permission within 30 days or assures of deemed approval under its section 6(4) in case decision is not given within 30 days. Details
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Design and implement a system that allows online application submission, payment, tracking and monitoring without the need for a physical touch point for document submission and verification and mandate that all applications are submitted online

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Ensure that the system allows users to download the final signed approval certificate from the online portal.

Approved View File View URL Response to Clarification-Sample certificate has been attached illustrating the download facility. Details
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Allow third parties to easily verify the approval certificates in the public domain

Approved View File View URL Response to Clarification: The attached file has been revised and required relevant screenshot is furnished. Following Certificate Nos may be used to further check the functionality-2020, 1984, 1929 on the URL. Details
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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents required by all relevant agencies for providing water connection in urban and industrial areas of State on the Department`s web site

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Define clear timelines mandated through legislation for obtaining water connection by all concerned agencies

Approved View File View URL At present, the timeline for permission of water connection in Bihar is governed by the Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Act, 2016 vide Notification No.1525,dated 18.10.17. The Act guarantees the permission within 30 days or assures of deemed approval under its section 6(4) in case decision is not given within 30 days. Details
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Design and implement an integrated system that allows online application submission, payment, tracking and monitoring without the need for a physical touch point for document submission and verification from all concerned agencies and mandate that all applications are submitted online

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Ensure that users are provided assistance for e-filing at service centers

Approved View File View URL The necessary facility is activated since last more than a year. Please note that the attached screenshots relate to old version of CTD site which is still active. Same functionality is avaialble at new site as well. Details
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Establish a helpline providing basic services and assisting users in preparing and filing returns

Approved View File View URL The necessary facility is available since last more than a year. Please note that the attached screenshots relate to old version of CTD site which is still active. Same functionality is avaialble at new site as well. Details
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Implement a system for risk based audit related to tax compliance

Approved View File In accordance with the recommendation of the GSTN council and the SGST ACt notification issued thereunder, the GSTN is developing the backend module for the risk based audit system for all module 2 states. Bihar is also a module 2 state. Thus compliance depends on the requisite provision created by the GSTN. For goods that are still under VAT, state already has a system. Please refer attached file. Please note that the attached screenshots relate to old version of CTD site which is still active. Details
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Introduce a system for advance tax ruling for State level taxes on the lines of Income Tax Act

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Publish information about the procedure and a comprehensive list of documents required on the Department`s web site

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