The INVEST PUNJAB team headed by Sh. Anirudh Tiwari won the Digital India Award-2016. This award was given for e-governance initiatives taken by the Government of Punjab.
Elaborating this, Er. Krunesh Garg, Chief Environmental Engineer, Punjab Pollution Control Board who is also the member of the project team said that this award was given for common platform developed for the investors to obtain regulatory clearances as well as fiscal incentive approvals of different departments of the State through One Step Clearance System (OSCS) developed by Invest Punjab which ensures world class facilitation to the investor right from the conceptualization of the project till commencement of its commercial operations. The OSCS includes features like know your clearances, multiple handling clearances from multiple departments, common application form, one time online document submission, online multiple payments in one go, online paperless processing and pre-feasibility within 10 days without any fee.
Mr. Garg further said that Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology gave away this award in a function organized at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. He said it is a joint effort of the project team of Invest Punjab and congratulated the team for its tireless efforts to facilitate the investor with this world class OSCS.