The Directorate of Industries is nodal department of A & N Admin for development of MSME sector in A & N UT.
This Portal has been developed to provide a “Single Window” interface of A & N Admin to all Enterprises
functioning under MSME category units in UT. Presently, the portal provides following Services to MSME community :
Information about various “Incentives / Subsidies” provided by A & N Admin to MSME’s through the “Schemes”.
“Contact details” of various offices of A & N Admin involved in facilitating MSME’s.
“Online System for Subsidy under Schemes” through which Enterprises apply online, offices of A & N Admin update status of application as part of “Work flow process”, entrepreneurs track status of application and interact through portal.
Entrepreneur can download release of “ Subsidy order “ of A & N Admin directly from portal.
MIS system of all registered MSME’s with dynamic “Search” facility.
“Digital Locker” of MSME’s etc.,
More services will be provided through this portal in future. Please contact Dir. of Industries for further details.
The portal has been designed, developed and hosted by NIC, Port Blair as part of the “Ease of Doing Business” Project of GoI, being implemented in A & N Admin.
After obtaining Udyog Aadhar Memorandum and Udyog Aadhar Acknowledgement,
the unit shall apply online through website and furnish the printout copy to the Directorate of Industries,
Andaman & Nicobar Administration in the prescribed form (Annexure-I) along with all supporting documents
Bills/ vouchers along with supporting money receipt and
Certificate from registered Chartered Accountant regarding Capital expenditure incurred on the project.
Item wise and cost wise details of the civil works envisaged duly certified by the Charted Engineer (Civil), if any
Item wise and cost wise details of plant & machinery envisaged duly certified by Charted Engineer (Mechanical), if any
A certificate from the financial institution certifying the amount of loan sanctioned and disbursed, if any.
Document relating to conversion of land for commercial purpose under A&N Islands Land Revenue and Land Reform Regulations 1966, as required.
Approved building plan from Municipal Council/PRI, as required
Clearance from Pollution Control Committee as required.
Any other document if required by the Administration.
The claim will be placed before the Sub Comittee comprising of
Directorate of Industries, A&N Adminstrstion : Chairman
Representative of concerned functional department : Member
Sr. Accounts Officer(Fin), A&N Administration : Member
Representation of A&N Public Works Department, A&N Administration : Member
Representation of Electricity Department, A&N Adminstration : Member
Assistant Director(Tech), Directorate of Industries : Member
A physical verification of the unit shall be conducted by Directorate of Industries,
A&N Administration along with representation of concerned functional department, APWD,
Electricity & representation of Financial Department, A&N Adminstration with respect to the
claim submitted before placing the claim to the "Sub Committee". The "Sub Commitee" shall
and do the preliminary scrutiny before placing the claim to the "Scrutiny Commitee"
The recommendation of the sub-committee along with details claim of the Industrial unit
will be submitted to the scrutiny committee comprising of :
Jt.Secretary(Finance), A&N Administration : Member
HoD of concerned functional department, A&N Administration : Member
Director(Industries), A&N Administration : Member Secretary
After recommendation of the Scrutiny Committee, the Directorate of Industries shall
process for obtaining Administrative Approval and Expenditure Sanction of Competent
Hon'ble Lt.Governor, A&N Islands shall be the sanctioning authority or as per Delegation of
Financial Power Rule, 1978, vide A&N Administration Order No.995 dated 28th March 2014
for grant of expenditure / financial sanction with respect to subsidy / financial assistance have
been re-delegated to Administrative Secretary / HoD up to the financial limit prescribed their under
or as applicable from time to time
On receipt of the sanction from the sanctioning authority, the Directorate of Industries shall
issue sanction letter to the unit stating the amount sanctioned and the unit shall be required to
furnish the following documents in order to avail the sanctioned subsidy:
An agreement executed with the Govt. in the prescribed from (Annexure - II)
appended to this notification
Authorized person and blank details of the unit
An undertaking from the unit of the effect that the subsidy shall be adjusted towards the
loan account in case the unit has avail financial assistance from Govt./ Financial / Institutions/
Bank / Corporation for creating fixed assets.
The Directorate of Industries, Andaman & Nicobar Adminstration shall be disbursing agency for the subsidy
and will be responsible for maintaining all records of such disbursement. On obtaining approval from the
Competent Authority and the documnets Directorate of Industries shall prepare bill and sent to PAO for
disburesment of subsidy.
A unit can avail subsidy, including expansions to the maximum tune of 100.00 Lakh on its fixed capital
investment excluding land and vehicle. Maximum subsidy on technical civil works is 30% of total eligible
amount of subsidy or actual amount whichever is less. The maximum eligible subsidy, in any case for technical
civil works is 30.00 Lakh.
All Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises preferably engaged in Tourism, Food Processing, Handicrafts,
Manufacturing & Information Technology shall be eligible for subsidy under this programme provided the unit has either:
Is having a memorandum under the Micro & Small Enterprise Development Act 2006 with District Industries Centre , A & N Islands or
Is holding license from Govt. of India, Ministry of Industry or
Is a holder of approved Industrial Entrepreneur Memorandum or
Is a 100% Export Oriented Unit (EOU) approved by Govt. of India, Ministry of Industry or
Is holding Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum & Udyog Aadhaar Acknowledgement
Holding license, approval and No Objection Certificate wherever applicable
Investment on second hand plant & machinery equipment and other fixed assets is ineligible for Subsidy.
A unit can avail subsidy, including expansions to the maximum tune of Rs. 100.00 Lakh on its
fixed capital investment excluding land and vehicle. Maximum subsidy on technical civil works is 30%
of total eligible amount of subsidy or actual amount whichever is less.
The maximum eligible subsidy, in any case for technical civil works is Rs. 30.00 Lakh.
The computation of subsidy shall be considered only when cashless transaction/payment are made
and no payment in cash shall be considered eligible for computation of subsidy.
Any Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises that has availed assistance under this programme shall
not be eligible to avail assistance under similar programmes of A&N Administration and Govt. of India.
The unit should employ 60% of its staffs from Islanders.
Units/ enterprise claiming subsidy under this programme must satisfy any one of the following conditions:
The Unit shall be set up on its own land.
The unit shall be set up on the land leased to it for a minimum period of five years from the date of application for subsidy.
c. The unit shall be set up in a rented building, which is leased to it for a minimum period of five years from the date of application for subsidy.
Hotels fulfilling the following criteria:
Full time operation 7 days/week in season.
Possessing all kind of license
Should consist of minimum 10 lettable rooms with all rooms having outside windows/ventilation.
Minimum size of bedroom excluding bathroom must be 120 Square feet.
Minimum size of bathroom is 30 square feet.
Provision of wheelchair for the differently abled guest.
All rooms should have attached bathroom, space for public rest & dining.
Should have Refrigerator with deep freeze.
Should comply with the regulations and provisions of A & N Fire Department as applicable
Subsidy is available only for Technical civil works and purchase of Plant & machinery;
land and vehicle shall not be eligible for subsidy. The unit
availing subsidy for Technical civil works, shall submit completion certificate from Municipal Council/PRI,
The land in which the enterprise is setup shall be converted for commercial use and the unit should
obtain No- Objection Certificate/Approval from the Municipality/ Gram Panchayat/ District Administration
as the case may be, for site development and construction works.
No Claim of subsidy more than one year old from the date of commencement of commercial
production/ substantial expansion shall be entertained.
The claim for procurement of Pollution Control Equipments including Sewage Treatment Plant (STP)
& Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP), Captive Power Generation sets, Solar Power, Wind Power, Bio Mass & Hydro Power,
shall be accepted irrespective of the date of commencement of commercial production or service.
The claim must be submitted within one year from the date of purchase or within six month from the
date of commissioning/installation of the equipment.
The commissioning of Pollution Control Equipments, Captive Power Generation sets, Solar Power, Wind Power,
Bio Mass & Hydro Power should be completed on or after 01.04.2017 and before 31st March, 2020 and the maximum
subsidy eligible for the same is Rs. 10.00 Lakh. Home stays registered with Tourism Department shall also be
eligible for subsidy on Pollution Control Equipment and Power Generation Equipment, provided all the criteria
under the notification laid down by Tourism Department, A&N Administration is fulfilled.
Water Sports activity including Scuba Diving, Canoeing, Kayaking, Parasailing, Rafting, Rowing,
Waterskiing and Jet Skiing
Tourist Boats including House Boats registered under IV Act or MS Act for tourism purpose.
Any other new project/activity for promotion of Tourism Sector in the perview of MSME sector could be considered,
as per the recommendation of Scrutiny Committee.
Any unit availing assistance under this programme should remain operational for minimum 05 years from the
date of commencement of production/service, except on account of any natural calamity or other unforeseen
circumstances failing which the subsidy is liable to be returned to A&N Administration.
Certificate from the concerned Bank or the Financial Institution(if applicable)
Land ownership documents / Lease Agreement
Land Conversion order from competent authority
Building Plan Approval from competent authority
License / Approval / NOC (if applicable)
NOC from Pollution Control Board with date
Bills / Vouchers / Money Receipt of machineries and equipments claimed
Commissioning Report (if applicable)
Work Flow Process
Issue of advertisement inviting Application
Submission of Application by MSME through Online Portal
Submission of Hard Copy/Print Out of Online Application at Directorate of Industries
Receipt of application
Preliminary Scrutiny of application along with its check list to ensure submission of all relevant documents
No- Return of Application
Checking of Bills, Vouchers, Transaction Statement & Documents with the originals and Placing in File for the Perusal of Sub Committee and Scrutiny Committee
No- Return of Application
Physical Inspection/Verification of the unit
Submission of Physical Verification Report to Director of Industries for Placing before the Sub-Committee
Submission of file obtaining date & time from Chairman-Sub Committee for convening Sub- Committee Meeting
Convening of Sub- Committee Meeting. The “Sub Committee” shall and do the preliminary scrutiny before placing the claim to the “Scrutiny Committee”
Issue of proceedings/recommendation of the Sub-Committee in the form of Minutes of Meeting
No- Return of Application
Submission of file obtaining date & time from Chairman-Scrutiny Committee for convening Scrutiny Committee Meeting
Convening of Scrutiny Committee Meeting. The committee shall review the recommendations of the sub-committee on the claims and give its recommendations to the sanctioning authority
Issue of proceedings/recommendation of the Scrutiny Committee in the form of Minutes of Meeting
No- Return of Application
After recommendation of the Scrutiny Committee, the Directorate of Industries shall process for obtaining Administrative Approval and Expenditure Sanction of Competent Authority
No- Return of Application
Issue of sanction order and letter to the Enterprises for submission of documents for release of subsidy amount
No- Return of Application
Preparation of bills and submission of bill to Pay and Accounts Office (PAO)
Disbursement of subsidy amount by Pay and Accounts Office (PAO)
Recall of subsidy in case breach of terms & conditions of the Notification/agreement/ furnishing of false information
Commencement & Duration
The Scheme / Programme shall come in to effect from the date of publication of gazette notification and shall
remain in operation until 31st March 2020. The Scheme / Programme shall be available to all such Micro, Small
& Medium Enterprises which have been commissioned and commenced their commercial production on or after 1st
April, 2017 until 31th March, 2020.
Timeline for Processing
The unit should submit the claim for subsidy to A&N Admin within 1 year of date of commencement of
commercial production / substantial expansion.
No clear cut timeline is fixed of processing of application as on date