ACTIVITIES DELEGATED TO REGIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY OFFICE:                                                                                                                                                        PROCESS FOR PROJECT APPROVAL AND LICENSE DIRECTLY WITH RESPECTIVE REGIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY OFFICE

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Activity

Sector Clearance required

1

Assembling of Solar, mobile phones, household electronics

Not required

2

Astrological services

Not required

3

Bill collection services

Not required

4

Building repair and maintenance services (Plumbing, cleaning, electrical , mason, carpentry, painting, tank cleaning, fire hydrant, water and waste water treatment services)

Not required

5

Catering services

Not required

6

Cleaning services

Not required

7

Desktop publishing

Not required

8

Education and Tutorial services not involving land use change

Not required

9

Event management

Not required

10

Hiring of earth moving machineries and truck

Not required

11

Jari Production

Not required

12

Knitwear Manufacturing

Not required

13

Photo studio without developing and printing facilities

Not required

14

Umbrella Repair

Not required

15

Wall décor services

Not required

16

Dry cleaning services

Not required

17

Hand made paper manufacturing

Not required

18

Digital Photo Studio

Not required

19

Research units

Not required

20

Sculpture

Not required

21

Weaving without dyes

Not required

22

Wood carving

Not required

23

Advertisment and marketing services

Not required

24

Arts and Handicrafts (Art work and Embroidery)

Not required

25

Assembling of computers

Not required

26

Asset brokerage

Not required

27

Barber shop

Not required

28

Beauty parlor (Salon)

Not required

29

Audio Visual production

Not required

30

Cobbler / Cobbling

Not required

31

Communication services (PCO, Fax, Photocopying services)

Not required

32

Electronic / Electrical repair services

Not required

33

Goods  Transport

Not required

34

Gold and Black Smith

Not required

35

Incense production

Not required

36

Indoor games

Not required

37

Real estate services not involving construction

Not required

38

Restaurants not involving change in land use

Not required

39

Tailor shop / Tailoring

Not required

40

Parking fee collection

Not Required

41

Renting of Agricultural machinery and equipment

Not required.

42

Renting of Earth moving equipments and machinery for construction and civil engineering

Not required

43

Repair of watches and clocks

Not required.

44

Bean Sprout Production

Not required

45

Booking Services (Transportation, Lodging and
Guidance)

Not Required

46

Business brokerage activities other than real estate and insurance

Not required.

47

Business process outsourcing

Not required

48

Carpooling and ridesharing serives

Not required

49

Cold storage facilities (not involving construction)

Not required

50

Consultancy services in information technology and system integrate (excluding IP Telephony)

Not required

51

Data management including data entry works / Data processing services

Not required

52

Designing and production of handicrafts

Not required.

53

Gardening activities

Not required

54

Graphic Designing

Not required

55

Hiring of sound and light equipment service unit

Not required

56

Installation of heating and air conditioning systems

Not required

57

Insurance broker / agent

Not required

58

Interior decoration services (wall decor, laminated flooring, false ceiling, consultancy in interior designing, exterior designing, glass designing, corporate design..)

Not required.

59

Maintainance of OLTC in the transformer

Not required

60

Management and Operation of Business Incubation Center

Not required

61

Manufacturing of Bhutanese Textile costumes and accessories

Not required

62

Manufacturing of structural wooden goods(Doors/Windows Components and furniture)

Not required

63

Operation and maintenance of off-grid and on-grid system.

Not required

64

Optic Fiber Installation & Maintenance Services

Not required

65

Production of LED light boards

Not required

66

Pottery

Not required

67

Renting of other machinery and equiptment

Not required

68

Repair and maintenance of computers and computer based systems (IT Office Solution Services, IT and Management service, IT Solution and Software Application, etc)

Not required

69

Repair and Maintenance of Machine - Tools

Not required

70

Repair of personal and household goods

Not required.

71

Sound recording studio

Not required

72

Web based advertisement services

Not required

73

Web Designing

Not required

74

Internet café

Not required

75

Delivery services (door to door delivery  and home delivery)

 Not required

76

Delivery services ( for dooe to door delivery of LPG cylinder )

Approval from the Department of Trade

77

Making of candles, tapers and similar products of wax

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

78

Carpet production without using dye

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

79

Flour, Rice and Oil mill

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

80

Cycle Repair

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

81

Home processed food (cottage & small scale only)

Conditional food safety license from BAFRA

82

Hostels, Guesthouses and Serviced Apartments not involving change in land use

Location clearnce from Dzongkhag/Thromde

83

Laundry

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

84

Noodle production (excluding Instant Noodle production)

Clearance from BAFRA & Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

85

Paddy Cultivation (Commercial)

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

86

Potato chips production

1. Conditional food safety license from BAFRA.                                   2. Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

87

Quilt Maker

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

88

Textile production without dye

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

89

Translation / Interpretation / Legal services

Recommendation from Court of Justice (for practice of legal services)

90

Tyre and Tube repair services

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

91

Printing services (Shirts, Banners, Mug, Plates, Clocks, Mouse pad)

Location clearance

92

Upholstery

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

93

Vehicle GPS Tracking device services

Technical clearance  from MoIC

94

Waste collection services

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

95

Bakery/ Confectionary (small & cottage sized)

Conditional Food Safety License from  BAFRA

96

Manufacturing of RCC bricks and blocks , hollow and pavement blocks

Manufacturing of Bricks and pavement blocks:                                                                                1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                   2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.                           Manufacturing of Hollow Blocks:                                                               1)Environmental clearance from concerned RTIO.                                   2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

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Carpet production using dye

1)Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                        2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

98

Fabrication activities

1) Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                       2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

99

Furniture units (wooden/steel/bamboo and cane)

1)Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                        2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.                         3) Clearance from Department of Forest and Park Services.

100

Furniture units (Moulded plastic furniture)

1) Environment clearance from RTIO                                                              2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

101

Photo studio

1) Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                            2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

102

Textile production using dye

1)Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                        2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

103

Tiles production (Mosaic Tiles /Concrete tiles manufacturing

1)Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                        2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

104

Tyre Rethreading activities

1)Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                        2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

105

Automobile services (Workshop and water services)

1) Environmental clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee.                                                                                                           2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

106

Sawmill

1) Environmental clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee/ Thromde.                                                                                                    2)Clearance from Department of Forest and Park Services.                                                                                             3) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

107

Call centre

1)Technical clearance from Ministry of Information and Communication.                                                                                                  2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

108

Car rental services

Technical clearance from Road Safety and Transport Authority

109

Education Consultancy Services

Technical clearance from Ministry of Education

110

Foreign Exchange services (Authorised money changer)

Technical clearance from Royal Monetary Authority

111

Logging

Technical clearance from  Ministry of Agriculture and Forest

112

Taxi services

Technical clearance from Road Safety and Transport Authority

113

Clearing and Forwarding agent

Technical clearance from Department of Revenue and Customs

114

Consultancy firms

Based on type of consultancy activity

115

Contract

Certificate from Construction Development Board

116

Courier services

Technical clearance from Ministry of Information and Communication

117

Passenger Transport(Schedule)

Technical clearance from Road Safety and Transport Authority

118

Hotel / Tourist standard hotel not involving land use changes (taking into account waste disposal)

1) Hotel (not involving land use changes) Cottage and Small scale: Not required.                                                                                             2)Hotel/Tourist Standard hotels:    a) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.    b)Recommendation letter from the Tourism Council of Bhutan in case of Tourist standard hotel.                                                                         3) Environmental clearance if it falls out side four Thromde(Thimphu, Phuentsholing, Gelephu and Samdrup Jongkhar).

119

Labour recruitment agency

Technical clearance from Ministry of Labor and Human Resources

120

Security services

Technical clearance from Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs

121

Tour operator and Travel Agents / Ticketing Services

1) Tour Operators / Travel Agents : Clearance from Tourism Council of Bhutan.                                                                                                               2) Ticketing service: Not required.

122

Training institutes not involving land use changes

Clearance from Department of Occupational Standard, MoLHR

123

Maintenance and repair of motor cycles, scooters and three wheelers

1) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.                         2) Environmental clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee

124

Vehicle rental service (car, motorcycles, bicycle rental service,renting of land transport equipment)

Clearance from Road Safety and Transport Authority

125

Manufacture of Organic Fertilizer

1)Technical clearance from the Department of Agriculture.                                                                            2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

126

Discotheque

Endorsed recommendation form for Issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment from Entertainment Licensing Committee of Dzongkhag/Dungkhag/ Thromde

127

Drayang

Endorsed recommendation form for Issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment from Entertainment Licensing Committee of Dzongkhag/Dungkhag/ Thromde

128

Karaoke

Endorsed recommendation form for Issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment from Entertainment Licensing Committee of Dzongkhag/Dungkhag/ Thromde

129

Live music

Endorsed recommendation form for Issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment from Entertainment Licensing Committee of Dzongkhag/Dungkhag/ Thromde

130

Performing troupe

Endorsed recommendation form for Issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment from Entertainment Licensing Committee of Dzongkhag/Dungkhag/ Thromde

131

Snooker

Endorsed recommendation form for Issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment from Entertainment Licensing Committee of Dzongkhag/Dungkhag/ Thromde

132

Video game

Endorsed recommendation form for Issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment from Entertainment Licensing Committee of Dzongkhag/Dungkhag/ Thromde

133

Cinema hall

Endorsed recommendation form for Issuance of license for establishment of places of entertainment from Entertainment Licensing Committee of Dzongkhag/Dungkhag/ Thromde

For further information/ clarification contact at:

Regional Trade and Industry Office, Thimphu

02-325622/02-335123

Regional Trade and Industry Office, Phuentsholing

05-252320/05-252445

Regional Trade and Industry Office, Trongsa

03-521440/03-522123

Regional Trade and Industry Office, Mongar

04-641634 & dial extension number103/104

Regional Trade and Industry Office, Gelephu

06-251083

Regional Trade and Industry Office, Samdrup Jongkhar

07-251104/07-251690/07-251018

Business activities not delegated to Regional Trade and Industry Office for Approval:  Applicant cannot apply online directly without Project Approval from the Department of Cottage and Small Industry.                                                         ***First put up your proposal to the Department of Cottage and Small Industry with a cover letter addressed to Director General for Project Approval for the following activities and any activities not mentioned in the Delegated and PSL OR not in Non delegated list.

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ACTIVITY NAME

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENT

1

Horticulture Farming

1) Technical clearance from Department of Agriculture.           2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

2

Mushroom Farming

1) Technical clearance from Department of Agriculture.            2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

3

Piggery Farming

1) Technical clearance from Department of Livestock.             2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

4

Raising Bees and Production of Honey

1) Technical clearance from Department of Livestock.             2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.                3). Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA.

5

Dairy Farming

1) Technical clearance from Department of Livestock.             2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

6

Poultry Farming

1) Technical clearance from Department of Livestock.            2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

7

Fisheries

1) Technical clearance from Department of Livestock.            2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

8

Rearing of Goats & Production of Milk

1). Technical clearance from Department of Livestock.            2). Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

9

Nursery

Nursery / Floriculture/ Production of seeds and sapling:       1)Technical clearance from Department of Agriculture.          2) Location Clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.                                                                    Production of tree sapling:                                                            1) Technical clearance from Department of Forest and Park Services.                                                                                           2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

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Manufacturing of Dairy Products ( (Production of butter, cheese and other dairy products as secondary activity )

1) Environmental clearance from Environment Unit, Department od Industry.                   2) Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA.                                                               3) Location clearnce from Dzongkhag/ Thromde.

11

Activities relating to organisation and operation of indoor / outdoor sports and sporting events

1)Clearance from the Bhutan Olympic Committee.                                                                 2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

12

Domestic Employment Agent

Recommendation letter from the Department of Employment, MoLHR

13

Activities of Sauna and Steam bath, Spa/massage salon etc

1) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.                                                              2) Massage Therapy: Trained certificate.

14

Other sporting activities n.e.c.Sporting and other recreational activities

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

15

Manufacture of all types of textile garments and clothing accessories made of material not made in the same unit

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

16

Manufacturing of texturised soya protein nuggets/granules / soya bean curd (Tofu)

1) Conditional food safety license fromBAFRA                                                                   2)Location clearance from Paro Dzongkhag

17

Manufacture of other wooden containers and products made entirely or mainly of cane, rattan, bamboo, willow, fibres, leaves and grass

1. Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde                                                                2. Raw materials permit from DoFPS

18

Manufacturing of Wood- based Educational Toys

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/ Thromde

19

Electronic Educational Resources and Teaching

Recommendation from the Ministry of Education

20

Processing Of Edible nuts,Areca nut,Katha Unit , processing and packaging of pan masala, Manufacturing of flavoured and coloured supari

1) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.                                                            2) Conditional food safety license from BAFRA.                                                                     3) Environment clearance for Cottage and small scale industry is exempted provided the activity is as per the approved Local area plan / Industrial estate / Special economic zone with Environmental Clearance.

21

Manufacturing of Chirata products (without claiming medicinal benefits)

1) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.                                                              2) Technical clearance from Department of Agriculture.

22

Manufacture of Vegetable Oil and Fats(Excluding corn oil) Manufacture of Castor Oil(Non edible)

1) Technical clearance from Department of Agriculture.                                                       2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

23

Manufacturing of Herbal Tea/ cordycep tea

1) Conditional food safety license from BAFRA.                                                                  2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.                                                              3) Clearance from Department of Forest and Park services. ***Environment clearance for Cottage and small scale industry is exempted provided the activity is as per the approved Local area plan / Industrial estate / Special economic zone with Environmental Clearance.

24

Authorized Private Money Lender

Registration certificate form RMA

25

Manufacture of corrugated/carton boxes

1)Environment clearance from Environment Unit of Department of Industry, MoEA.         2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

26

Sports facilities such as Stadium, Gym, Sports club and fitness centre

1) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.                                                                   2) Recommendation from Bhutan Football Federation for Football club

27

Manufacturing of Toothpick

1)Environment clearance from Environment Unit of Department of Industry for cottage and small scale industry.                                                                                                               2)Clearance from the Department of Forest and Park Services.                                                    3)Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

28

Office to facilitate the treatment abroad (private patient)

Recommendation from the Ministry of Health

29

Manufacture of Architectural Products using Plaster of Paris

1). Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                     2). Location clearance.

30

Manufacturing of Pickles

1. Conditional food safety license from BAFRA.                                                                             2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/ Thromde.                                                               3) Environment Clearance from NEC.

31

Manufacturing of Wood Block Board

1)Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                   2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde                                                                                3) Clearance from Department of Forest and Park Services

32

Manufacturing of Animal feed

1) Environment clearance from NEC is exempted for cottage and small scale industry provided the activity is as per the approved Local area plan / Industrial Estate / Special economic zone with Environmental Clearance .                                                                       2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

33

Making of Religious statues in Bronze, Copper, Brass, Carving, Casting

1.)Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.                                                             2). Environmental clearance from NECS (if not using indigenous and local materials for cottage and small scale)

34

Manufacturing of Sanitary Pads

1). Environment clearance from NEC.                                                                                       2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

35

Manufacturing of Stationery paper

1)Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                 2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

36

Manufacture of wall putty

1)Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                 2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

37

Manufacture of nails and binding wire

1)Environment clearance from NEC.                                                                                           2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

38

Fire Extinguisher Refilling Services

1) Environment clearance from NEC.                                                                                        2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

39

Manufacturing of Cement products

1)Environment clearance from NEC.                                                                                             2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

40

Manufacturing of Hume Pipes

1) Environment clearance from NEC.                                                                                             2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

41

Manufacturing of napkin/tissue paper/toilet paper

1) Environmental clearance is exempted for cottage and small scale industry (provided the activity is as per the approved Local Area Plan/Industrial Estate/ Special Economic Zone with Environmental Clearance).                                                                                     2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

42

Manufacturing of paper egg tray

1) Environmental clearance is exempted for cottage and small scale industry (provided the activity is as per the approved Local Area Plan/Industrial Estate/ Special Economic Zone with Environmental Clearance).                                                                                       2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

43

Manufacturing of electric incense burner

1) Environmental clearance from NEC .                                                                                       2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

44

Manufacturing of Instant Noodles

1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                    2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.                                                                3) Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA.

45

E-waste recycling (refilling & recycling toner cartridges)

1)Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                         2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

46

Manufacturing of Ceramics product

1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                           2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/ Thromde.

47

Assembly of Electric Cars

1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                        2) Recommendation letter from the Department of Renewable Energy, MoEA.                          3) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

48

Manufacturing of Footwear

1)  Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                         2)  Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde

49

Dehydrated fruits and vegetables chips
production unit

1) Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA.                                                                       2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

50

Manufacturing of wood briquettes

1)Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                        2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

51

Stone crushing Unit

1) Environmental clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee / Thromde.                                                                               2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.                                                            3) Raw material confirmation letter from Forest or NRDCL Head Office ( according to source of raw materials).

52

Production of Resin Souvenirs

1) Environmental clearance National Environment Commision.                                                  2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.                                                                        3) Clearance from Department of Forest and Park Services.

53

Medical Services (Diagnostic Centers and X-Ray)

1)Environmental Clearance from Ministry of Health.                                                                       2) Location Clearance from Dzongkhag /Thromde

54

Manufacture of other vegetables and animal oil & fats, n.e.c

) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                        2) Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA.                                                                         3) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde

55

Manufacturing of Round Bamboo Sticks

1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                      2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.                                                                       3) Clearance from Department of Forest and Park Services.

56

River Rafting Services

1). Recommendation letter from Tourism Council of Bhutan.                                                     2) Clearance from Ministry of Home and Culture Affairs.                                                             3) Location clearance from Dzongkhag.                                                                                         4) Undertaking letter.

57

Micro Brewery( Craft beer, cider & non alcoholic beer)

1) Environmental clearance from Environment Unit, Department of Industry.                                                                       2) Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA.                                                                   3) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde

58

Swimming Pool Facilities

1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                            2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

59

Manufacturing of Soaps

1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                         2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

60

uPVC fabrication, aluminum and glass fabrication

1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                          2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

61

Production of Wood Charcoal

1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                           2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.                    3) Forest clearance/NRDCL clearance

62

Research Design and Development of Solar Hot Water System

1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                           2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

63

Fire Extinguisher Refilling Services

1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                           2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde.

64

Mineral Water processing  & Bottling Plant

1) Environmental Clearance from NECS.                                                                                           2)Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA.                                                                         3) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

65

Production, Prining and modeling of learning kits, souvenirs and home decors using 3D technology

1) Environmental  Clerance from NEC.                                                                                             2) Location Iclearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

66

Production of BiodegradableProduction of Biodegradable and Recycled Plastic Bags / Woven sacks, multilayer poly films, and Recycled Plastic  Bags

1)Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                        2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

67

Production of Leather Products

1)Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                         2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

68

Manufacturing of Chalk

1)Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                             2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

69

Production of packaged snacks food

1. Environmental Clearance from NEC
2. Location Clearance  from Dzongkhag/Thromde
3. Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA

70

Manufacturing of Glass Fiber Reinforced concrete(GRC) Product

1)Environmental Clearance from NEC.                                                                                               2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/ Thromde.

71

Manufacturing of Disposable Syringes

1) Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                             2) Clearance from Ministry of Health.                                                                                              3) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

72

Manufacturing of Pickle

1. Conditional food safety license from BAFRA.                                                                      2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/ Thromde.                                                                       3) Environmental Clearance from NEC.

73

Laser engraving etching and block making

1)Environmental Clearance from NEC.                                                                                            2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/ Thromde.

74

Manufacturing of Detergent Powder

1). Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                      2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

75

Packaging/Bottling of essential oil and Perfume

1) Clearance from Department of Agriculture.                                                                              2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

76

Manufacturing of Pencil

1. Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                         2. Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

77

Production of Soya meat

1. Environmental Clearance from NEC
2. Location Clearance  from Dzongkhag/Thromde
3. Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA

78

Processing and Packaging of coffee bean

1. Environmental Clearance from NEC
2. Location Clearance  from Dzongkhag/Thromde
3. Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA

79

Recycling of Waste Paper

1). Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                      2). Location clearance from Dzongkhag /Thromde.

80

Manufacturing of elcetronic integrated circut and micro assemble

1). Environmental clearance from NEC.                                                                                     2). Location clearance from Dzongkhag /Thromde.

81

Manufacturing of Sawdust Briquetting

1)Environment clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee/Thromde. 2)Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

For further information/ clarification contact at  02-325627/332741(PABX)

APPROACH DZONGKHAG PRIORITY SECTOR LENDING COMMITTEE FOR PROCESSING BUSINESS PROPOSAL. LICENSE IS ISSUED BY CONCERNED REGIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY OFFICES

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Agricultural Crops

Clearances

Remarks

1.1

Cereals: rice, buckwheat, maize and quinoa

Clearance from Department of Agriculture and location clearance

Environment Clearance (EC) exempted for Organic farming

1.2

Oil seed crops (sunflower, mustard, groundnut and soya beans)

Clearance from Department of Agriculture and location clearance

1.3

Horticulture

 

1.3.1.1

Vegetables: Chili, onion, tomatoes, beans, cauliflower, asparagus, peas, broccoli and carrots

Clearance from Department of Agriculture and location clearance

1.3.1.2

Fruits and Nuts: Apple, Pearpersimmon, avocado, kiwi, litchi, banana, passion fruits, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, dragon fruit, pineapple, walnut, pecan and mangoes

Clearance from Department of Agriculture and location clearance

1.3.1.3

Floriculture

Clearance from Department of Agriculture and location clearance

1.3.1.4

Medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs): Cardamom, ginger, turmeric, herbs, garlic

1. Clearance from Department of Agriculture 2.location clearance           3. EC exempted for not involving use of GMOs and LMOs

1.3.1.5

Mushrooms: Shiitake and oyster

Clearance from Department of Agriculture and location clearance

1.4

Legumes and pulses: kidney beans, peas and lentils

Clearance from Department of Agriculture and location clearance

1.5

Plantation crops:  tea, coffee and green tea

Clearance from Department of Agriculture and location clearance

1.6

Nurseries (in horticulture and floriculture)

Clearance from Department of Agriculture and location clearance

2

Livestock farming

 

 

2.1

Dairy Farming

Clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

Environment Clearance (EC) exempted for Livestock farming

2.2

Poultry: Broiler, layer and turkey farming

Clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

2.3

Piggery

Clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

2.4

Fishery (cold water and warm water)

Clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

2.5

Sheep farming

Clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

2.6

Goat farming

Clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

2.7

Rabbit farming

Clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

2.8

Apiculture

Clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

2.9

Allied activities

 

 

2.9.1.1

Green Fodder

Clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

 

2.9.1.2

Feed production

Clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

 

2.9.1.3

Meat processing

Environment clearance from Department of Livestock, Technical clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

 

2.9.1.4

Dairy processing

Environment clearance from Department of Livestock, Technical clearance from Department of Livestock and location clearance

 

3

Forestry Activities

 

 

3.1

Private and community forest (including nurseries):

 

 

3.1.1.1

Establishment of community forestry and private forestry harvesting

Environment clearance is exempted, Clearance from Department of Forest and Park Services and location clearance

 

3.1.1.2

Management and collection of non-wood forest produce

Environment clearance is exempted, Clearance from Department of Forest and Park Services and location clearance

 

3.2

Cane and bamboo

Environment clearance is exempted, Clearance from Department of Forest and Park Services and location clearance

 

3.3

MAPS (including cordyceps)

1. Clearance from Department of Forest and Park Services 2. location clearance

 

3.4

Incense

Environment clearance and Location clearance exempted

 

3.5

Traditional Paper

Environment clearance exempted and other clearances not required

 

3.6

Cosmetics and fragrances (including spa products and essential oils)

Environment clearance from National Environment Commission

 

3.7

Integrated wood-based industries (excluding sawmills)

1) Forest clearance from Department of Forest and park Services.2) Environment clearance from Regional Trade and Industry Office. 3) Location clearance

 

3.8

Wood-based industries

1) Forest clearance from Department of Forest and park Services.2) Environment clearance from Regional Trade and Industry Office. 3) Location clearance

 

3.9

Sawdust Briquetting plant

1) Environment clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee/ Thromde. 2) Location clearance

 

3.10

Charcoal Briquetting plant

1) Clearance from Natural Resources Corporation Limited. 2) location clearance

 

Non-Agri CSIs

 

Sl No

Activities

 

 

1

Production and Manufacturing

Clearances

 

1.1

Mineral water

1). Environment clearance from National Environment Commission, 2) Conditional food safety licence from BAFRA, 3) location clearance

 

1.2

Mineral based industries (ceramics and pottery)

1). Environment clearance from National Environment Commission, 2)  location clearance

 

1.3

Zorig Chusum

EC and LC exempted

 

1.4

Engraving and polishing of stones

1) Clearance from Department of Geology and Mines, MoEA and 2) Location clearance

 

1.5

Construction materials (excluding mining, quarrying and stone crushing)

 

 

1.5.1.1

Bricks / Hollow blocks / tiles

1)Environment clearance from Regional Trade and Industry Office, 2) Location clearance

 

1.5.1.2

Hume pipes

1) Environment Clearance from National Environment Commission, 2) Location clearance

 

1.6

Textiles, clothing and apparels including handicrafts

1) Location clearance

 

1.7

Footwear

1) Environment Clearance from National Environment Commission, 2) Location clearance

 

1.8

Socks

1) Location clearance

 

1.9

Audio visual production and creative arts (animations)

Environment Clearance and Location Clearance exempted

 

1.10

Pharmaceuticals and Neutroceuticals

1) Clearance from Drug Regulatory Authority , 2) Location clearance

 

1.11

Educational materials

1) Clearance from concern sector depending on the raw material used and 2) location clearance

 

1.12

Green industries

1) Location clearance

 

1.13

Renewable energy (wind, solar and bio gas)

1) Clearance from Department of Renewable Energy, 2) Location clearance

 

2

Services

Clearances

 

1.1

Schools

1) Clearance from Ministry of Education, 2)  Location clearance

 

1.2

ECCDS

1) Clearance from Ministry of Education, 2) Location clearance

 

1.3

Health clinics and diagnostic centers

1) Environment Clearance from Ministry of Health, 2) Technical clearance from Department of Medical services,MoH, 3) Location clearance

 

1.4

Research and development centers

not required, LC exempted

 

1.5

Cold storage and warehouse

1) Environment Clearance from National Environment Commission, 2) Location clearance

 

1.6

Waste management services

EC exempted, location clearance

 

1.7

Recreation, health and wellness centers

EC exempted, location clearance

 

1.8

Indoor games and sporting centers

Location clearance

 

1.9

ICT (IT and ITES)

Not required

 

1.10

Traditional performing arts

Not required

 

1.11

Cleaning services

Not required

 

1.12

MFIs and CSI Banks

 

 

1.13

Automobile workshops in priority as determined by the DCSI

1) Environment Clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Commission/Thromde, 2) Location clearance

 

1.14

Cobbler and Hair cutting services

Not required

 

1.15

Labour saving construction services

Not required

 

1.16

Mule transport services for tourism

Clearance from Dzongkhag / Thromde

 

For further information/ clarification contact at  02-323506/322406

 

 

Undertaking form for Business Establishment in Phuentsholing, Gelephu and Samdrup Jongkhar Thromde.

For further information/ clarification contact at  02-332745/332741 (PABX)