In Bihar, factory registration is mandatory as per the provisions of the Factory Act, 1948. Factory owners must register their premises with the district governing authority before the commencement of business. Before issuing a factory license, the approval of the building plan is compulsory for the factory. The Chief Inspector of Labour Commissioner Organisation will grant the factory license after registration. In this article, we have a look at the procedure for obtaining Bihar factory registration in detail.
According to the provisions under the Factories Act, 1948 an application form has to be requested for site plan approval before the commencement of the construction to obtain a factory license. The Divisional Inspector of factories after examining the site may issue or reject the factory license within sixty days from the day of receiving the application.
The below-mentioned factories are supposed to request for factory license under the following conditions.
The powers for the approval of plans and factory licence renewal, under Factories Act 1948, are designated as given below:
|S.No||No of Workers||Concerned Authority|
|1.||Factories were employing less than 300 workers.||Assistant Director of Factories and Boilers.|
|2.||Factories were employing less than 300 or more workers.||
Director of Factories and Boilers.
|3.||Major Accident Hazard Factories||Chief Inspector of Factory|
The validity of permit approval is for one year. If the construction is not completed within one year, then the applicant has to apply for revalidating the permit to the same sanctioning authority.
The schedule fee for obtaining a factory license in the state of Bihar is given below for your reference.
The quantity of H.P placed
|The maximum number of persons to be worked on any day during the year for the license is to be taken.|
|Up to 20||From 21 to 50||From 51 to 100||From 101 to 250||From 251 to 500||From 501 to 750||From 751 to 1000||From 1001 to 5000||From 5001 to 10000||From 10001 to 25000||Above 25000||From 501 to 750|
|Up to 10||Rs.1125||Rs.2000||Rs.2750||Rs.3750||Rs.5750||Rs.10000||Rs.12500||Rs.15000||Rs.22500||Rs.47500||Rs.50000||Rs.125000|
|Up to 50||Rs. 2250||Rs. 3250||Rs. 3750||Rs. 5250||Rs. 8250||Rs. 10750||Rs. 15500||Rs. 17500||Rs. 25000||Rs. 50000||Rs. 62500||Rs. 150000|
|Up to100||Rs. 3250||Rs. 5000||Rs. 7500||Rs. 10750||Rs. 12500||Rs. 20000||Rs. 22500||Rs. 27500||Rs. 32500||Rs. 62500||Rs. 76250||Rs. 155000|
|Up to 250||Rs. 5000||Rs. 7500||Rs. 10750||Rs. 12500||Rs. 20000||Rs. 22500||Rs. 27500||Rs. 32500||Rs. 40000||Rs. 78750||Rs. 126250||Rs. 187500|
|Up to 500||Rs. 15000||Rs. 22500||Rs. 23750||Rs. 25000||Rs. 27500||Rs. 35150||Rs. 41450||Rs. 46875||Rs. 84375||Rs. 105525||Rs. 164450||Rs. 243750|
|Up to 1000||Rs. 22500||Rs. 23750||Rs. 25000||Rs. 30750||Rs. 35625||Rs. 41700||Rs. 46875||Rs. 58575||Rs. 91700||Rs. 112500||Rs. 180450||Rs. 253500|
|Up to 2000||Rs. 23750||Rs. 25000||Rs. 30750||Rs. 41750||Rs. 46875||Rs. 59375||Rs. 62750||Rs. 67750||Rs. 98450||Rs. 119825||Rs. 189000||Rs. 262500|
|Up to 5000||Rs. 30750||Rs. 41750||Rs. 45000||Rs. 47750||Rs. 50000||Rs. 62750||Rs. 67750||Rs. 70375||Rs. 112500||Rs. 128875||Rs. 205000||Rs. 276750|
|Up t0 10000||Rs. 45000 4||Rs. 47500||Rs. 50000||Rs. 62750||Rs. 66750||Rs. 70375||Rs. 112500||Rs. 128875||Rs. 152500||Rs. 205000||Rs. 228250||Rs. 302500|
|Up to 25000||Rs.67750||Rs. 70375||Rs. 112500||Rs. 128875||Rs. 152500||Rs. 205000||Rs. 228250||Rs. 252750||Rs. 275000||Rs. 302500||Rs. 400000||Rs. 425000|
|Above 25000||Rs. 70375||Rs. 128875||Rs. 152500||Rs. 205000||Rs. 228250||Rs. 252750||Rs. 275000||Rs. 327500||Rs. 400000||Rs. 422500||Rs. 425000||Rs. 450000|
The required documents are to be produced for the approval of your building plan.
The excepted documents are to be submitted along with the application form of factory licensing.
To factory registration in Bihar, follow the steps specified below.
Before licensing for the factory, the applicant has to request for a building plan approval online.
To get building plan permit for the factory, follow the steps explained here.
Step 1: Please visit the official home screen of the Labour Resources department of Bihar.
Step 2: Click on “Login” button which is present on the current page.
Bihar Factory License – Image 1
Step 3: In the case of the existing user, the applicant has to provide login details such as username and password and click on the “Login” button.
Step 4: If in case of a new user, then the applicant has to click on “Register Yourself” button the application form for new user registration will appear on the next screen.
Step 5: The user registration form has to be filled with details such as
After entering the above details then you need to click on the “Validate” button.
Bihar Factory License – Image 2
Step 6: The page will be redirected to the login page, provide your login details to proceed further.
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Step 7: The applicant has to click on List of Services offered across the country from that select the appropriate service (application for permission to construct, extend or take into use any building as a factory(Form 1)).
Step 8: Now, click on Application form option to apply for building permits for the factory.
Step 9: On clicking the application form the following page will appear. Here the information regarding the factory need to be filled up, such as Name, Email, Mobile no, Factory name, Region, Division, District, Village, Factory type, etc. After filling the factory, details click on the agree button.
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Step 10: You need to attach the Documents in the given drop-down list Documents to be Attached. The documents can be browsed and attached by clicking the Upload button. After attaching the documents click on Continue to proceed.
Step 11: In the Payment Details page enter the appropriate details and now the fee to be paid will be automatically calculated and displayed. Click on make payment button to go forward with payment.
Step 12: After making a payment click on the “Submit” button to complete the application procedure and then the applicant will be received with the receipt number for further reference.
Note: After registering for site approval, the application will be forwarded to the Site Appraisal committee. The site committee after verification will process to the state government. The Government will consider the recommendation of the Site Appraisal Committee and grant permission within ninety days from the date of application received. The Government may ask for the additional report from the Site Appraisal Committee for its satisfaction.
Step 1: The applicant has to follow the same process to login into the portal and click the respective service (Application for Registration and grant of license of the factory (Form-2)).
Step 2: Click on Application form option to apply for the license for the factory.
Step 3: On clicking the license request the following page will be displayed. In Factory Details form – Fill up all the details of the factory in the below form. After completing the details click on the agree button to proceed.
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Step 4: You need to attach the Documents in the given drop-down list documents to be attached. The documents can be browsed and attached by clicking the Upload New Document button. The attached documents can be viewed in the below Document View list. After attaching the documents click on Continue to proceed.
Step 5: In the Payment Details page enter the appropriate details and now the fee to be paid will be automatically calculated and displayed. Click on make payment button to go forward with payment.
Step 6: After making a payment click on the “Submit” button to complete the application procedure and then the applicant will be received with the receipt number for further reference.
Note: After applying online the concerned authority will check and verifies the information given in the form. Upon verification process, the application will forward to the next level for processing for inspection. If satisfied in the inspection, the Chief inspector will grant the factory license within sixty days from the date of application.
The expired license has to renewed by applying for renewal (application form no-2) in the same registration process as mentioned above.
The holder of a license may apply at any time before the expiry of the grant, request for permission to transfer his permit to another person.
Such application should be made to the Chief Inspector, who will approve of the transfer, enter upon the grant, under his signature, an endorsement to the effect that the license has been transferred to the person named. The prescribed fee of one hundred rupees will be charged on each such application.
The person to whom the license is so transferred can avail the same powers, and be subject to the same obligations under the license as the original holder.