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Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) for Aatmanirbhar Bharat- Five Structural Reforms for EoDB

EoDB for Aatmanirbhar Bharat- Relevance for UPSC Blog

  • GS Paper 2: Governance, Administration and Challenges- Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) for Aatmanirbhar Bharat- Five Structural Reforms for EoDB_3.1


EoDB for Aatmanirbhar Bharat- Context

  • While speaking at the CII National Conference on ‘Ease of Doing Business for Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry said that a New India will be powered by Aatmanirbhar Bharat & Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).
  • In this context, he highlighted five structural reforms that are being undertaken by the union government for Ease of Doing Business (EoDB).

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EoDB for Aatmanirbhar Bharat- Five structural Reforms for EoDB

  • National Single Window System: It is a one-stop shop for approvals & clearances needed by investors & businesses.
    • It includes Know Your Approval, Common Registration Form, Document repository, etc.
    • Portal hosts approvals across 18 Central Departments & 9 States. Another 14 Central Dept. & 5 States are expected to be added by December 2021.
  • Industrial Land Bank: It is a GIS-based portal, serving as a one-stop repository of all industrial infrastructure-related information.
    • Integrated with GIS systems of 17 states, the ILB has a database of more than 4,000 industrial parks mapped across an area of 5.5 lakh hectare of Land.
  • Regulatory Compliance Portal: it’s a real-time dashboard under direct monitoring of the Cabinet Secretary to track progress.
    • States & UTs have eliminated burdensome compliance by removal of unnecessary licenses, permissions, rationalization of renewals, self-regulation and self-certification should be the way forward.
  • State Reforms Action Plan (SRAP): Centre working with the states trying to promote healthy competition in a spirit of cooperative federalism among states & led to the digitization of procedures. Shri Goyal said, a 301-point State Reforms Action Plan, 2020 has been shared with the States/UTs covering 15 reform areas.
  • PM Gati Shakti: PM Gati Shakti launched to build next-Gen infrastructure.
    • Gati Shakti portal provides multimodal connectivity to ensure integrated & seamless connectivity.
    • Gati Shakti is expected to break departmental silos & institutionalize holistic planning.
    • Through PM Gati Shakti, all Departments will have visibility of each other’s projects through a centralized portal.

Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY) and Aatmanirbhar Bharat RozgarYojana (ABRY)


EoDB for Aatmanirbhar Bharat- Ensuring enhanced industry contribution

  • Indian Industry will have to lead the way in India’s endeavour to become Aatmanirbhar. For this Industry should embark upon the following-
    • Risk Taking: For Indian Inc to be the best, it needs to have a greater appetite for taking risks.
    • Resolving Disputes: Indian Industry must build a “Holistic solution” to commercial disputes problems.
    • Countering disasters like Covid-19: Industry needs to “Look beyond cost” for building a “Resilient Ecosystem”.
    • Creating a ‘Brand India’: Industry should ensure greater focus on Innovation, Sustainability, and “Brand India”.


SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021-22


SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021-22

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