Goa Government takes a step towards Ease of Doing Business; introduces Online platforms for registration and renewal of licenses under various Labour Laws
The Labour Department of Goa has launched a number of services in its online portal with regard to registration, renewal and payment of fees under various labour laws. Business entities based out of Goa can now apply for registration and renewals via https://goaonline.gov.in/. The introduction of the online application for registration and renewals will help eliminate the process of manual applications. The activities under the various labour laws that can now be done through the portal are- Shops and Establishment Registration and Renewal, Registration of Principal employer, Licence and Renewal of Licence Contractors, Registration of Principal Employer, Licence and Renewal of Licence of Contractors, Registration and Renewal of Motor Transport Workers and Registration of Employer
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion had launched the Business Reforms Action Plan 2017 (“Action Plan”), where States were mandated to enable online portals for various services. The Action Plan is an initiative to simplify and rationalize the regulatory compliances (related to registration and renewal of license) which is another step towards ease of doing business.
Source: Goa Gazette