An entrepreneur, intending to occupy a factory, whether in existence at the date of the commencement of the Factories Act, 1948 or coming for the first time within the scope of the Act, is required to obtain Licence through registration of his factory from the Chief Inspector of Factories, Assam at least 15 (fifteen) days before the occupation or use any premises as a factory for the purpose of the said Act.
(b)Description of the sequence of steps depicted in the above diagram
(A)The entrepreneur shall apply for licensing and registration in prescribed form along with documents mentioned in items 7 (2) below.
Prescribed Form No.2 in triplicate and signed by the applicant.
(i) All the columns must be filled in ink in block letters or neatly typed and no column should be left blank,.
(ii) Address should be clear and complete with pin code.
(iii) Manufacturing process should be specified in detail.
(iv) Exact number of persons employed and amount of power (HP) connected/ used should be indicated.
(v) Manager may be any person appointed by the occupier/ licensee for the purpose of the Act. When no person is appointed as manager, the occupier shall be deemed to be manager for the purpose of the Act.
(vi) Only the occupier / licensee’s particulars may be entered against specified category indicated in item no. 8 of Form No. 2
(vii) Owner’s detail as per land/ building/ flat documents attached with the application may be entered
(viii)Details of documents in support of entries against item No. 10 (a) and 10 (b) of Form No. 2
(ix) Details of exact amount of fees as per schedule and the mode of payment should be entered.
(x) Signature with Mobile No. of Occupier/ licensee and manager in full (with seal if available) to be affixed in appropriate spaces provided for the same. These signatures shall be subjected to verification for all future correspondences.
An occupier / Licensee should have the following eligibility.
(A)In case of proprietorship: Proprietor.
(B)In case of partnership: Any one of the partners.
(C)In case of Public Ltd Co. : Any one of the Directors
(D)In Case of Pvt. Ltd Co.: Anyone of the shareholders.
(E)In Case of Govt. / Local Fund: Chief Administrative Head of the Unit.
(1)If any person named against any of the categories is minor, the fact should be clearly stated.
(2)In case of category (C) or (D) above if a managing agent has been appointed as occupier under the Indian Companies Act 1956 (1 of 1956) information only of that person should be furnished.
Every application shall be accompanied by a treasury receipt in original, showing that the appropriate amount of fee has been paid into the local treasury under the head of Account “0230, Labour and Employment, 104 – Fees realised under the Factories Act, 1948”
(a)Form No. 2 prescribed under Rule – 4 and Rule – 7 in triplicate
(b)Treasury Receipt in original, showing deposit of appropriate fees as per schedule A,B or C [Rule 5 – (1)]
(c)Executed Deed of Partnership in case of a firm or other association of individual and nomination of occupier/ licensee for the purpose of the Act
(c)Articles of Association and Memorandum of Incorporation in case of a company under the Indian Companies Act 1956, and list of Directors/ Shareholders and resolution of B.O.D.’s for nomination of occupiers for the purpose of the Act.
(c)Appointment letter in respect of Chief Administrative head of the unit from the concerned Ministry/ Board in case of Govt. / Local Fund as occupier for the purpose of the Act.
(a)Due Date for submission: At least 15 (fifteen) days before the occupation or use any premises as a factory.
(b)Time for processing:- 30 Days (maximum).
Steps for applying
(i) Make sure that you are eligible for applying (Review the eligibility checklist)
(ii)Complete the forms to be filled
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(iii)Ensure that you attach the relevant documents
(iv) Pay the requisite fees.
(A)For Zone – I
(Jurisdiction of Senior Inspector of Factories, Zonal Factory Office, Guwahati.)
(Name)Er. Gobin Chandra Bora, Addl. Chief Inspector of Factories, Assam, Betkuchi,Lokhra, Guwahati – 781040, Assam
(B)For Zone – II
( Jurisdiction of Senior Inspector of Factories, Zonal Factory Office, Dibrugarh and Zonal Factory Office, Jorhat.) )
(Name): Er. S.C. Kalita,Addl. Chief Inspector of Factories, Assam,Betkuchi,Lokhra, Guwahati – 781040, Assam
(C)For Zone – III
( Jurisdiction of Senior Inspector of Factories, Zonal Factory Office, Bongaigaon )
(Name): Er. M.I Khan,Addl. Chief Inspector of Factories, Assam Betkuchi,Lokhra, Guwahati – 781040, Assam
Till now, the service is both online/offline in the Office of the Chief Inspector of Factories, Assam, NPS International School lane,Betkuchi,Lokhra,Guwahati-781040, Assam.