In a bid to familiarise the entrepreneurs and investors keen in making investments besides assisting new and existing industries in availing various regulatory and fiscal incentives online, the Punjab Infotech in sync with Industries and Commerce Department has launched a three weeks 'Certificate Course in Business First Portal'.
Disclosing this here today the Managing Director Punjab Infotech Rajat Aggarwal said that to avail the online services through Business First Portal, three weeks “Certificate Course in Business First Portal” has been initially introduced at selected CAL-C Centres located in Punjab to create a panel of 'Business Facilitators'.
In order to attract more number of the Facilitators the Department has extended the last date of application till 30th September, 2018, for admission in the Certificate Course..The trained Business Facilitators would assist the existing as well as new Industries/Investors to avail various online services across the State. The services of these Business Facilitators would be available throughout the state. The first batch to train the aspirant Business Facilitators has already been commenced at three locations viz. Moga, Ludhiana & Sri Muktsar Sahib from September 11. More information (list of authorized CAL-C Centres) can be viewed through Department’s official website www. Punjab Infotech.in.
Notably, the Punjab Government in its endeavour to boost industrialization in the State has already unveiled its Industrial & Business Development Policy 2017. As a sequel to it, Punjab has taken several investor friendly initiatives for ensuring ease of doing business in the State to the next level by replacing multiple electronic interfaces by various regulatory department and agencies providing services to the Industries through their lifecycle by setting up a unified Business First portal.
The Business First Portal is designed to provide services to both existing as well as new industries. The portal shall provide online facility for availing various fiscal incentives and centralized inspection mechanism. Business First would provide a common platform driven by robust IT infrastructure and services for all regulatory services and fiscal and non –fiscal incentives being delivered to the businesses throughout their lifecycle.