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  • Twenty six services under different labour laws notified under the Odisha Right to Public Service Act, 2012 for time bound delivery of services.

  • Five services such as approval of drawings, registration and licensing under the Factories Act, 1948; registration of boilers under the Boilers Act, 1923; grant of registration certificate under Odisha Shops and Commercial Establishment Act, 1956; and grant of registration certificates to Establishments under Contract Labour (R&A) Act, 1970 have been rolled out through e-Biz portal for on line delivery of services.
  • Fifty services under various statutes enforced by the Factories and Boilers and the Labour Directorate are being automated for Ease of Doing Business.
  • Certain powers of Chief Inspector under the Factories Act, 1948 such as approval of extension plan and renewal of factory licence up to 100 workers have been delegated to Deputy Directors at Divisional level by amending the Odisha Factories Rules 1950.


  • “Self –certification scheme” has been launched under the Factories Act, 1948.


  • A ‘Voluntary Compliance Scheme’ implemented under eighteen labour laws.

  • Implemented synchronised risk based inspection of factories, shops and commercial establishments under Combined Inspection Framework (CIF) to ensure joint inspection of factories by inspectors of Factories & Boilers, Labour Directorate and State Pollution Control Board on same day based on computer generated random inspection schedule to bring in transparency in inspection methodology.

  • Notification has been issued allowing third party audit by empanelled agencies.

  • Notification has been issued mandating combined annual return under various Labour Laws.