Steps for Setting up an Industry
1. Selection of Product
/ Industry : For getting
guidance for the selection of product/industry
the following Institutions may be contacted
Technical Consultancy Organisation of
Tamilnadu Limited [ITCOT], Chennai - 6.
Micro, Small &
Medium Enterprises, Guindy, Chennai -
units should obtain MSME Registration
Certificate from the District Industries
Centre of the concerned District.
scale units shall obtain SIA
the product falls under compulsory license,
the same shall be obtained.
the site where the industry is to be set
up is an agricultural land, it has to be
reclassified for industrial use.
To get this done, the Town Planning
Officer, the Tahsildar and the Deputy
Commissioner or the Assistant
Commissioner should be approached.
For allotment of a shed in industrial estate,
the entrepreneur shall approach SIDCO or
The plan of the proposed building must be
approved by the local administrative authority
such as the Village Panchayat, The Municipality,
The City Corporation, MMDA, etc. as applicable.
Approval shall be obtained from the Inspector
If the unit is to be located in any hill
area like Nilgiris, Yercaud, Kodaikanal,
etc. special permission has to be sought
from the Government of Tamilnadu.
An application for the required power supply
should be made to the Executive Engineer,
Tamilnadu State Electricity Board.
The entrepreneurs may have to register the
industry with the authorities listed below
of Commercial Taxes
Regional Provident Fund
Secretariat for Industrial
Approvals (SIA), New Delhi (in Respect of
medium & large scale
Drug Controller (Pharmaceutical
Central Control and Insecticide
(for pesticide manufacturing concerns)
Vegetable Products ( for fruits processing
concerns) for F.P.O.
Tamilnadu Pollution Control Board
(for Pollution Clearance).