Functions at Directorate Level

Administration
 
Commissioner for Industrial Development and Director of Industries and commerce is the Head of the Institution and is encadred to I A S. Commissioner is assisted by Additional Directors and Joint Directors of the Department of Industries and Commerce at the Directorate level. Additional Directors and Joint Directors are assisted by the Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors and other staff of the Department of Industries and Commerce. The field functionaries are at the District level by the District Industries Centre headed by the Joint Directors and by the Deputy Directors of Industrial wing of the Zilla panchayath.
 
Functions
 
The main function of Directorate of Industries and Commerce is to carry out industrial development in the state and implement policies and schemes of Government of India and Government of Karnataka. The functions are grouped as under:
 
  • Policy Initiatives for Industrial Development.
  • Industrial Promotion and Monitoring.
  • Project clearance and monitoring through Single Window and High level committees.
  • New scheme approvals.
  • Monitoring of Employment Generation programmes.
  • Institutional support to Institutions associated with industrial development.
  • Monitoring and Implementation of Government Orders issued by the State and Central Government.
  • Co-ordination with other Departments and Offices of the Government.
  • Participation in national and international trades and exhibitions to showcase the state in attracting investment.
  • Administrative issues of the Department.
Department of Industries & Commerce
#49, Khanija Bhavan, South Wing,
Race Course Road, Bengaluru - 560001