Department of Industries & Commerce, Haryana


About the Department

    The Industries & Commerce Department, Haryana, is responsible for the development of industrial sector in the State. It functions as the nodal department to promote industries and to facilitate the entrepreneurs in setting up of Industries in the State. The role of the department is promotional and that of a motivator. Potential entrepreneurs are advised regarding availability of land, procedure for allotment of land, conversion of land use, incentives and concessions available to the industry, pollution control and other clearances required and facilities available from other Government departments / agencies. It is also the nodal department of the State for implementation of Central Government policies relating to the manufacturing and commerce. To that end, it is responsible for provision of a policy framework, facilitation and advisory services for ease of starting businesses, drive the industrial infrastructure development for provision of developed land for the industrial ventures and coordinates with various related government departments (i.e. Commercial Taxes, Labour, Town & Country Planning, Pollution Control Board etc.) for various clearances and enforcement of the regulatory requirements.

    Under the liberalized policy, except for the few industries requiring license from the Government of India, all the large industrial enterprises are required to file Industrial Entrepreneur Memoranda with the Government of India indicating their intention to set up industrial venture anywhere in India. However, for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, it is voluntary for any industrial unit to submit the industrial entrepreneur memoranda (IEM) with the concerned District Industries Centre (DIC) whereas it is mandatory for manufacturing medium enterprises. The Department has been issuing acknowledgment to Industrial Establishments established in Haryana including those covered under the provisions of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Development Act, 2006. The acknowledgment issued by the Department is useful to the entrepreneurs for obtaining the clearances and facilities from the Government agencies/ departments.

    This Department has been designated as the nodal agency for the administration of The Haryana Registration & Regulation of Societies Rules, 2012 and Indian Partnership Act , 1932  in the State of Haryana through its existing organizational set up.

    The administrative set up consists of a directorate that is located Chandigarh that serves as the head-quarters and a network of District Industries Centers and Quality Marking Centres located across the State of Haryana.