Aadhaar is made mandatory by UIDAI for various documentations and official works. Just like Aadhaar, there is Udyog Aadhaar or Aadhaar for business. Ministry of MSME provides a unique 12 digit Government Identification number for the small and medium enterprises to provide them maximum benefits and to help in the development of the nation. Small and medium scale industries need to register themselves with the MSME as well and it can be done by either online process or offline using Udyog Aadhaar.
How to register Udyog Aadhaar online?
There were times when to get the work done, people have to stand in long queues. Now everything demands a quick action and this is done by online process. Online process reduces the paperwork and save time. The ministry of MSME to promote the ease of doing business, offers a one page Udyog Aadhaar registration form. This free of cost registration process can be used by any business oriented person.
Step 1: Go to the official site of Udyog Aadhar for registeration.
Step 2: Then you are required to enter your Individual Aadhaar number. (If you are in partnership, the person applying for Udyog Aadhaar shall give his Aadhaar number. While, in case of a company, the authorized person for signatory shall give his Aadhaar).
Step 3: After entering Aadhaar number, you will get OTP in your registered mobile number linked with your Aadhaar card. Enter the same OTP for further process.
Step 4: Now fill the Udyog Aadhaar Form which will require you to enter:
a. Aadhaar Number: 12 digit Aadhaar number issued to the applicant.
b. Name of Owner: The applicant name.
c. Validate Aadhaar: For verification of Aadhaar, click on Validate Aadhaar button. After that only user can fill the form further.
d. Reset: For different Aadhaar, click on reset button and clear the field of
Aadhaar No and Name of the owner.
e. Social Category: Click on your caste General / Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Other Backward Castes. In case of SC, ST or OBC, give proof.
f. Gender: Select the gender.
g. Physically handicapped: If the applicant is physically handicapped, click on this option.
h. Name of Enterprise: Add name of the legal entity to conduct business.
i. Type of Organization: Select type of Business entity from Proprietorship, Partnership Firm, Hindu Undivided Family, Private Limited Company, Co-Operative, Public Limited Company
Self Help Group, Others (Limited Liability Partnership)
j. Date of Commencement: Enter the date on which businesses was begun.
k. PAN number:- Enter PAN Number in case of Co Operative, Private Limited, Public Limited and Limited Liability Partnership.
l. Location of plant: Add location where the business or plant is situated.
m. Previous Registration Details: If applicant is already registered, provide the details of previous MSME registration.
n. Bank Details: Provide details of bank account of the entity.
o. Major Activity: Add the major area of activity of the business whether manufacturing or service.
p. NIC Code: Enter the appropriate NIC Code from the National Industrial Classification (NIC) handbook.
q. Person employed: Fill the total number of people employed in the business.
r. Investment in Plant & Machinery / Equipment: Amount of money invested in terms of machinery and equipment.
s. DIC: Add the details of the District Industry Centre nearest to the business.
STEP 5: After filling the details, click on submit button.
STEP 6: You will receive the OTP on registered mobile number. Enter that OTP.
STEP 7: Then make final submission and complete your registration.
Offline Udyog Aadhar Registration process:
# If you do not have Aadhaar card and want to apply for Udyog Aadhaar, it can be made to the District Industry Centre (DIC) or MSME –DI. Submit the following documents to the DIC or MSME-DI.
a. Aadhaar Enrolment ID slip or a copy of the request
b. Any valid address proof
# Fill out the physical form and submit the same to DIC or MSME-DI. After successful submission, you will receive a certificate online with Udyog Aadhar number printed on it.
Benefits of Udyog Aadhar:
Udyog Aadhaar registration is available for small and medium scale industries. Once registered with MSME, the business enterprise will be made eligible for all government scheme benefits. They are entitled to protection against the delay in payment, to waive the stamp duty and registration fees, to several exemption under direct taxation. Also, government support MSME financially. They are also entitled for the Government subsidies, 15% subsidy under CLCSS scheme for technology upgradation, 50% subsidy for patent registration, IPS subsidy.