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The Standing Committee on Industrial Statistics (SCIS) considered from time to time various recommendations of National Statistical Commission (NSC) related to Industrial Statistics which included the recommendations to develop a comprehensive Business Register. Further the decision/ recommendations and grant assistance of the 13th Finance Commission to develop inter-alia, Business Registers at District Level.


Survey based Business Register – For preparation of district wise BR two Phases of survey was conducted in the state up to 31.08.2015 and information collected under seven acts namely, Indian Companies Act-1956, Factories Act-1948, Shop & Commercial Establishment Act-1958, Society Registration Act-1958, Cooperative Society Act-2001, Khadi & Village Industries Board, District Industries Centre (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Development Act-2006).Business Registration Number issued to existing registered enterprises is 332203. After survey 33 District Business Registers were prepared in prescribed format.


A notification published on 21.09.2016 to direct all the state registering authorities and other establishments including electricity/water supply authorities/local bodies/municipalities etc. to incorporate the 16-digit Business Registration Number on prescribed application while accepting application for registration/renewal and for other related works by all the entrepreneurs.

The State government has deemed it necessary to develop Business register and establish Business Registration Centre (BRC) in all Districts of the Deputy/Assistant Director’s Office of Economics & Statistics Department. The overall supervision of Business Register related work will be done by Ex-Officio State Business Registrar at State Level and Ex-Officio Additional District Business Registrar at District Level.

In continuation of the notification dated 21.09.2016, the State Government has been considered necessary to establish Block Business Registration Centers at the Block Statistics offices for keeping in view the convenience of the entrepreneurs at the local level. Therefore, on 28.07.2021 another notification was issued, in which the State Government makes additional provisions for Business Register in addition with the administrative set up made earlier, the Block Statistics Office located at each block level in the State has been declared as Block Business Registration Center and Block Statistical Officer, Economic and Statistics Department as the ex-officio Block Business Registrar.

All the entrepreneur of enterprises/firms gets 16 digit Business Registration Number free of cost online at portal, via aadhar or Jan-Aadhaar card. If applicants apply for BRN through other ID proof i.e. driving license, PAN card, voter Id, Passport or Ration card then the applicant gets a Reference Number which goes to BRC for approval. After get approved the said BRN is issued.

BR portal has been live for the public to apply BRN from 13.12.2016 and separate application form available to apply NGO/VOs at BR portal from 04.10.2018. At present 29 acts from 15 departments have been included in BR.


• Portal is also integrated with
• With the help of BRN, benefit of 100 services of 15 departments by login to single window clearance system (
• Service for Applying for BRN and updation also available on E- mitra.
• Search facility is also available by text and by option at the portal for all BRN
• Village and town wise Directory of BRN is also available.
• Update facility is also available for the applicants that have Reference Number. After generation of BRN.
• A Toll free number (1800-180-6785) is also available.
• FAQs, guidelines, tutorial and BRC contact list with e-mail are also available.
• Use safety features for ID proof authentication to be safe from cybercrime.
• BRN application has QR code. This code cannot be copied.
• BRN Updation and cancellation process is online at district level.
• BR portal integrated with registration portal of Shop & Commercial Act, Factory Act, Society Act and Cooperative Society Act.
• Print BRN card facility also available for public through OTP.



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