ACTIVITIES DELEGATED TO REGIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY OFFICE:  PROCESS FOR APPROVAL AND LICENSING DIRECTLY WITH RESPECTIVE RTIO

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Activity

Clearance required

Exempted clearance

1

Assembling of Solar, mobile phones, household electronics

Not required

Environment clearance exempted

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

Making of candles, tapers and similar products of wax

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

6

Carpet production without using dye

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

7

Catering services

Not required

8

Cleaning services

Not required

9

Flour, Rice and Oil mill

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

10

Cycle Repair

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

11

Desktop publishing

Not required

12

Education and Tutorial services not involving land use change

Not required

13

Event management

Not required

14

Hiring of earth moving machineries and truck

Not required

15

Home processed food (cottage & small scale only)

Conditional food safety license from BAFRA

16

Hostels, Guesthouses and serviced apartments not involving change in land use

Location clearnce from Dzongkhag/Thromde

17

Jari Production

Not required

18

Knitwear Manufacturing

Not required

19

Laundry

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

20

Noodle production (excluding Instant Noodle production)

Clearance from BAFRA & Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

21

Paddy Cultivation (Commercial)

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

22

Photo studio without developing and printing facilities

Not required

23

Potato chips production

Clearance from BAFRA, Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

24

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

Location clearance

25

Quilt Maker

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

26

Textile production without dye

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

27

Translation / Interpretation / Legal services

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

28

Tyre and Tube repair services

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

29

Umbrella Repair

Not required

30

Upholstery

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

31

Vehicle GPS Tracking device services

Technical clearance  from MoIC

32

Wall décor services

Not required

33

Waste collection services

Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde

34

Bakery/ Confectionary (small & cottage sized)

Technical clearance from  BAFRA

35

Dry cleaning services

Not required

36

Hand made paper manufacturing

Not required

37

Digital Photo Studio

Not required

38

Manufacturing of RCC bricks and blocks , hollow and pavement blocks

1)Environment clearance from concerned RTIO for cottage and small industry.

2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

Environment clearance delegated to RTIO

39

Carpet production using dye

1)Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                       

2) location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

40

Fabrication activities

1) Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                      

2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

41

Furniture units (wooden/steel/bamboo and cane)

1) Forest clearance.

2) location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

3) Environmental Clearance

42

Furniture units (Moulded plastic furniture)

1) Environment clearance from RTIO                                                             

2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

43

Photo studio

1) Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                            

2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

44

Textile production using dye

1)Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                       

2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

45

Tiles production (Mosaic Tiles /Concrete tiles manufacturing

1)Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                       

2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

46

Tyre Rethreading activities

1)Environmental clearance from RTIO                                                       

2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

47

Automobile services

1) Environmental clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee.                                                              

2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

Environment clearance delegated to Dzongkhag Environment committee

48

Sawmill

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

3) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

49

Call centre

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

Location clearance exempted

50

Car rental services

Technical clearance from Road Safety and Transport Authority

51

Education Consultancy Services

Technical clearance from Ministry of Education

52

Foreign Exchange services (Authorised money changer)

Technical clearance from Royal Monetary Authority

53

Internet café

Not required

54

Logging

Technical clearance from  Ministry of Agriculture and Forest

55

Research units

Not required

56

Sculpture

Not required

57

Taxi services

Technical clearance from Road Safety and Transport Authority

58

Weaving without dyes

Not required

59

Wood carving

Not required

60

Advertisment and marketing services

Not required

Environment and Location clearances expempted

61

Arts and Handicrafts (Art work and Embroidery)

Not required

62

Assembling of computers

Not required

63

Asset brokerage

Not required

64

Barber shop

Not required

65

Beauty parlor (Salon)

Not required

66

Audio Visual production

Not required

67

Clearing and Forwarding agent

Technical clearance from Department of Revenue and Customs

68

Cobbler / Cobbling

Not required

69

Communication services (PCO, Fax, Photocopying services)

Not required

70

Consultancy firms

 

71

Contract

Certificate from Construction Development Board

72

Electronic / Electrical repair services

Not required

73

Courier services

Technical clearance from Ministry of Information and Communication

74

Delivery services (door to door delivery , home delivery and for LPG cylinder )

Approval from the Department of Trade is required for door to door delivery of LPG cylinder

75

Goods  Transport

Not required

76

Passenger Transport(Schedule)

Technical clearance from Road Safety and Transport Authority

77

Gold and Black Smith

Not required

78

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).

 

79

Incense production

Not required

Environment and Location clearances expempted

80

Indoor games

Not required

81

Labour recruitment agency

Technical clearance from Ministry of Labor and Human Resources

82

Real estate services not involving construction

Not required

83

Restaurants not involving change in land use

Not required

84

Security services

Technical clearance from Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs

85

Tailor shop / Tailoring

Not required

86

Tour operator and Travel Agents / Ticketing Services

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

87

Training institutes not involving land use changes

Clearance from Ministry of Labor and Human Resources

88

Parking fee collection

Not Required

89

Maintenance and repair of motor cycles, scooters and three wheelers

1) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.          

2) Environment clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee

 

90

Renting of Agricultural machinery and equipment

Not required.

 

91

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

Not required

 

92

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

Clearance from Road Safety and Transport Authority

 

93

Manufacture of Organic Fertilizer

1)Technical clearance from the Department of Agriculture.                                                                            

2) Location clearance from Dzongkhag/Thromde.

 

94

Repair of watches and clocks

Not required.

 
 

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/PSL/Non delegated list.

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Activity

Document/clearance required

1

Animal Feed Mill

Technical clearance from the Department of Livestock,  MoAF, Location clearance

2

Accounting and Filing of Tax Return Service

Recommendation from Regional Revenue and Customs office/Department of Revenue and Custom, MoF

3

Agency to facilitate treatment outside Bhutan

Clearance from the Bhutan Medical & Health Council, Department of Public Health, MoH

4

Agriculture Farming

Technical clearance form Department of Agriculture, Location clearance

5

Agritech solutions and urban beautification services

Not required

6

Assembly of Electric Cars

Environmental Clearance from NEC, Recommendation from Department of Renewable Energy, Location clearance

7

Auction Yard

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

8

Auctioning of goods and real properties

Not required

9

Audio Services

Not required

10

Auditing Services

Certificates in auditing

11

Bag Production

Not required

12

Booking Services (Transportation, Lodging and
Guidance) for Bhutanese guests

Not required

13

Bottling of essential oil and Perfume(except hemp)

Clearance from Department of Agriculture, MoAF & Location clearance

14

Broiler Production

Environmental clearance and Technical clearance from Department of Livestock, Location clearance

15

Bronze casting

Location clearance

16

Business Process Outsourcing

Clearance from Department of Information Technology & Telecom, MoIC

17

Car water servicing

Environmental clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee, Location clearance

18

Card Board manufacturing

Environmental Clearance from Environmental Unit, DoI & Location clearance

19

Ceramics  product manufacturing

Environmental clearance from NEC & Location clearance

20

Cheese Processing Unit

Environmental clearance from Department of Livestock, Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA , Location clearance

21

Cold Storage Facility

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

22

Collection of Shilajit,purification & bottling

Clearance from: Department of Forests & Park Services, Department of Traditional Medicine Services,

Drug Regulatory Authority, Department of Geology and Mines

23

Conducting games

Clearance from Bhutan Olympic Committee, Location clearance

24

Consultancy in Coaching and Translation Services (in education)

Recommendation from Education

25

Consultancy in Designing, Interior design & Corporate design

Not required

26

Consultancy services in Environment & Ecological Restoration Acitivites

Not required

27

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

Not required

28

Dairy Farming/ Dairy Processing plant

 Technical clearance from Department of Livestocks & Location clearance

29

Dehydrated fruits and vegetables chips
production unit

Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA , Location clearance

30

Designing and production of handicrafts

Not required

31

Diagnostic Center

Environmental clearance from NEC, clearance from Department of Medical Services and Drug Regulatory Authority, Loaction clearance

32

Domestic Employment Agent

Clearance from Department of Employment , MoLHR

33

e-commerce business

Clearance from Royal Monetary Authority, Department of Information Technology and Telecom, Location clearance

34

Electrical Engineering Service (House wiring)

Registered Certificate from Construction Development Board

35

Engraving, cutting and polishing coloured precious stones

Clearance from DGM & MoHCA, Location clearance

36

Environmental monitoring consultancy

Not required

37

E-waste recycling (refilling & recycling toner cartridges)

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

38

Film Distributor Services

Recommendation  from Department of Information and Media, Location clearance

39

Fish Farming

 Technical clearance from Department of  Livestock & Location clearance

40

Fitness Consultancy services

Trained certificates in fitness, Location clearance

41

Flower Nursery

Clearance from Department of Agricultur, Location clearance

42

Geo Technical Studies

Clearance from Departmentof Gelology & Mines, Location clearance

43

Graphic Designing

Not required

44

Growing Fruits

Recommendation letter from Department of Agriculture, Location clearance

45

Growing Vegetables

Recommendation letter from Department of Agriculture, Location clearance

46

Gym

Location clearance

47

Health club (Fitness center with steam bath & spa service)

Location clearance

48

Heating Tech, Devices and System Windows Manufacturing

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

49

Herbal Tea

Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA, Clearance from Department of Forest and Park services, Location clearance

50

Hiring of sound and light equipment service unit

Not required

51

Horticulture farming

Recommendation letter from Department of Agriculture, Location clearance

52

Hot Stone Bath

Location clearance, EC not required as informed by NEC

53

Human Resource Consultancy

Not required

54

Instant Noodles

Environmental clearance from NEC, Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA, location clearance,

55

Interior and Exterior Designing

Not required

56

Interior Design

Not required

57

IT and Management service

Not required

58

IT Office Solution Services

Not required

59

IT Solution and Sofrware Application

Not required

60

Laminated Flooring Services

Not required

61

Leather shoes manufacturing

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

62

Loading & Unloading of Goods

Not required

63

Maintainance of OLTC in the transformer

Not required

64

Manufacturing of Bhutanese Textile costumes and accessories

Not required

65

Manufacturing of Charcoal briquette

Clearance from Natural Resources Development Corporation Limitted,Location Clearance

66

Manufacturing of dehydrator (dryer)

Location clearance

67

Manufacturing of electric incense burner

Environmental Clearance from National Environment Commission, Forestry Clearance from DoFPS, Location Clearance

68

Manufacturing of Garment

Location clearance

69

Manufacturing of Hume Pipes

Environmental Clearance from National Environment Commission, Location Clearance

70

Manufacturing of Ice cream

Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA , Location clearance

71

Manufacturing of napkin/tissue paper/toilet paper

Location clearance

 

Manufacturing of Organic Fertilizer

Technical clearance from MoAF and Location clearance

72

Manufacturing of paper egg tray

 Location clearance

73

Manufacturing of PET Bottle

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

74

Manufacturing of Rubber Crumbs

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

75

Manufacturing of Unplasticized Polyvinyl
Chloride Window and Furniture

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

76

Manufacturing of wood briquettes

Environmental Clearance from NEC, Location Clearance

77

Marketing Service for others products

Not required

78

Massage Therapy

Location clearance , massage training certificates

79

Milk Processing Plant

Environmental clearance from Department of Livestock, Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA , Location clearance

80

Mineral water/bottling/packaging/purification/ processing & bottling

Environmental clearance from NEC, Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA , Location clearance

81

Mobile application development

Not required

82

Mobile Assembling Unit

Location clearance

83

Mobile saloon

Not required

84

Mobile Steam Car Wash

Environmental clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee

85

Modern and False ceiling fitting services

Not required

86

Mushroom Farminig

Technical clearance from Department of Agriculture, Location clearance

87

Music learning and fitness

Not required

88

Natural and Organic Food Processing

Clearance from Department of Agriculture, Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA Location clearance

89

Nursery Plantation

Technical clearance from Department of Forest, Location clearance

90

Office to facilitate the treatment abroad (private patient )

No Objection Certificatefrom Department of Medical Services, MoH

91

Online cab reservation service

Recommendation from Road Safety Transport Authority

92

Optic Fiber Installation & Maintenance Services

Location clearance

93

Optical related service (fitting, repairing and servicing)

Not required

94

Organic vegetable farming

Technical clearance form Department of Agriculture, Location clearance

95

Overseas employment services

Recommendation from the Department of Employment, MoLHR

96

Packaged Snack Food Production

Environmental clearance from NEC, Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA, Location clearance

97

Piggery Farming

 Technical clearance from Department of Livestocks & Location clearance

98

Plum Vinegar production

Environmental clearance from NEC and Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA,

99

Porter and Pony Services

Location clearance

100

Pottery Manufacturing

Environmental clearance and Location clearance

101

Poultry Farming

Technical clearance from Department of Livestocks, Location clearance

102

Processing plant for shredding Waste Plastic to use in Bituminous mix

Location clearance

103

Production of chips, cheese ball, Kurkuray
from maize

Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA , Location clearance

104

Production of LED light boards

Not required

105

Production of non-woven fabric bio-degradable carry bag

Environmental clearance from National Environment Commission, Location clearance

106

Production of Oxygen and Nitrogen Gas

Environmental clearance from National Environment Commission, Location clearance

107

Production, printing and modeling of souvenirs and gifts using 3D technology

Department of Culture, MoHCA, Location clearance

108

Production of Wood Charcoal

EC from NEC, Location clearance from Dzongkhag, Forest clearance, NRDCL clearance, Power clearance, Road clearance

109

Public General Services (Bill collection, Loading & unloading of goods, House & Office shifting and cleaning services)

Not required

110

Raising Bees and Production of Honey

Environmental clearance from Department of Livestock, Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA , Location clearance

111

Repair & Maintenance of Kobelco machines

Not required

112

Resin souvenirs production

Environmental Clearance from National Environment Commission, Forest Clearance from DoFPS, Location Clearance

113

River Rafting services

Clearance from Ministry of Home and Culture Affairs,  Clearance from Tourism Council of Bhutan, Location clearance

114

Sea buckthorn (Tarbu) , Tea production

Clearance from the Department of Agriculture, Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA , Location clearance

115

Sea buckthorn (Tarbu) Juice  production

Clearance from the Department of Agriculture, Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA , Location clearance

116

Service integration for installation and maintenance
of electrical and ICT systems

Not required

117

Shilajit packaging

Location endorsement from Thromde, Authorization from Shilajit producer

118

Manufacturing of Shoe

Environmental Clearance from National Environment Commission, Location Clearance

119

Development of Software

Not required

120

Development of software and Networking Services

Not required

121

Development of Software  and Consultancy service

Not required

122

Development of Software  and maintenance

Not required

123

Sound recording studio

Not required

124

Production of Soya Sauce & Paste

Environmental clearance and Conditional Food Safety License from BAFRA , Location clearance

125

Production of Spa Products

Environmental clearance from NEC, clearance from Drug Regulatory Authority, Location clearance

126

Spa Services

Location clearance

127

Sporting Activities

Clearance from Bhutan Olympic Committee, Location clearance

128

Sport's event management

Clearance from Bhutan Olympic Committee, Location clearance

129

Steam Car Wash

Environmental clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee, Location clearance

130

Stone Crushing Plant

Environmental clearance from Dzongkhag Environment Committee, Location clearance

131

Strawberry & Horticulture Farm

Recommendation letter from Department of Agriculture, Location clearance

132

Swimming & Steam & Sauna Services

Location clearance

133

Web based advertisement services

Clearance from DITT, MoIC

134

Wood Briquette Unit

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

135

Yoga services

Location clearance

136

Beans sprout production

BAFRA clearance, EC and LC exempted

137

Establishment of Day Care Centre

Clearance from Department of Education, MoE, Location clearance

138

Fire Extinguisher Refilling Services

Environment Clearance from NEC,  Location Clearance

139

Research Design and Development of Solar Hot Water System

Environment Clearance from NEC, Clearance from Department of Renewal Energy, Location clearance

140

Traditional painting

Not required

141

Manufacturing of Soap

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

142

Manufacturing of uPVC

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

143

Dzongkha Services

Recommendation from Dzongkha Development Commission

144

Agar wood distillary unit

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

145

Cements Products

Environmental clearance from NEC, Location clearance

146

Martial Arts Studio

Not required

147

Electronic Educational Resources and Teaching

Recommendation from the Ministry of Education

148

Manufacturing of Ice Block

Environmental Clearance from NEC and Location clearance from Dzongkhag/ Thromde

149

Production of cordycep tea

Coditional Food Safety license from BAFRA and Location clearance

150

Manufacturing of Sanitary Napkin

Environmental Clearance from NEC and Location clearance from Dzongkhag/ Thromde

151

Manufacturing of Instant Noodle

1) Environmental Clearance from NEC, 1)Coditional Food Safety license from BAFRA and 3)Location clearance

152

Grinding and Processing of Spices

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

153

Production of Leather Products

Environmental Clearance from NEC and Location clearance from Dzongkhag/ Thromde

154

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

Technical Clearance from Department of Agriculture  and  Location clearance from Dzongkhag/ Thromde

Activities delegated to RTIO for Approval and Licensing ONLY for Priority Sector Lending APPLICATION.

1

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 Cottage and Small Industries

 

 

 

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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

 

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

 

 

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

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