Kerala was an early mover in enacting a legislation for providing time bound clearances to industrial enterprises, as well as for notifying Industrial Township Areas, vide the Kerala Industrial Single Window Clearance Boards & Industrial Township Area Development Act, 1999. The Act gave birth to Single Window Clearance Boards at the State, District and Industrial Area levels for the speedy issuance (within 30 working days) of various licenses/ clearances/ permits/ NOCs, etc., required for setting up/ expansion/ diversification/ modernisation of enterprises in the State, including renewals thereof.
Primarily considers license applications pertaining to investments more than Rs. 15 Crore, in addition to being the Appellate Authority. The Apex body is chaired by the Chief Secretary, with the Managing Director, KSIDC as Convenor, and Heads of various departments as members.
Constituted for considering license applications entailing investments up to Rs. 15 Crore. Chaired by the District Collector and convened by General Manager, the District Industries Centre of the district concerned
Constituted for Industrial Areas/ Industrial Parks/ Industrial Estates/ Industrial Growth Centres in the State, including notified Private Industrial Parks, for speedy issuance of statutory clearances to the units set up in such Parks/ Estates, etc. The District Collector of the district concerned shall be the Chairperson, and the Designated Authority of the Industrial Area concerned shall be the Convenor.
The 1st meeting of the Kerala State Single Window Clearance Board (KSSWCB) was held on 08.06.2000. Since then 33 meetings of the Board have been held, clearing projects across various sectors, having a total investment of over Rs.4,000 Crore with employment generation of more than 40,000.
The details of the Kerala State Single Window Clearance Board meetings are given below:
|Sl. No.||Kerala State Single Window Clearance Board – Minutes of previous meetings|
|1||33rd Meeting of KSSWCB held on 22nd December 2022|
|2||32nd Meeting of KSSWCB held on 9th May 2022|
|3||31st Meeting of KSSWCB held on 21st January 2022|
|4||30th Meeting of KSSWCB held on 3rd August 2021|
|5||29th Meeting of KSSWCB held on 18th February 2021|
|6||28th Meeting of KSSWCB held on 22nd December 2020|
|7||27th Meeting of KSSWCB held on 20th May 2020|
|8||26th Meeting of KSSWCB held on 18th March 2020|
|9||25th Meeting of KSSWCB held on 7th January 2020|
|10||24th Meeting of KSSWCB held on 23rd October 2019|
|11||23rd Meeting of KSSWCB held on 7th May 2019|
|12||22nd Meeting of KSSWCB held on 21st December 2018|
|13||21st Meeting of KSSWCB held on 15th May 2018|
|14||20th Meeting of KSSWCB held on 20th February 2018|
|15||34th KSSWCB held on 17.02.2023|