Odisha’s GO SWIFT recognized as a best practice for other States to replicate

Bhubaneswar: Government of Odisha’s Single Window Portal for Investor Facilitation and Tracking (GO SWIFT) has been recognized as a best practice by Government of India. In an e-mail to the Industries Departments of all the States, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Government of India has advised to evaluate the Single Window system/ online portal (GO SWIFT) of the State of Odisha for replication/adoption with suitable modifications’. This has been done to further encourage adoption of IT driven systems by the States and UTs and accelerating ease of doing business process pan-India .
GO SWIFT is first-of-its-kind portal introduced in the country. Using GO SWIFT, new industrial units can obtain all necessary information regarding investible projects, applicable incentives and clearances required through an interactive tool called Info-Wizard. Further, units can select suitable industrial land on a Geographic Information System (GIS) based platform, GO PLUS (Govt. of Odisha – Portal for Land Use and Services). GO SWIFT also facilitates online approval from the Single Window Authority and Land allotment from IDCO. Industrial units can apply, make payment, track the status of their applications and obtain approvals for 32 G2B services from 15 State Government Departments.
Existing industrial units in the State can also apply to regulatory agencies for renewal of licenses, take advantage of synchronized inspections by various State Government