Business Register is a list of establishments pursuing various economic activities relating to production/ distribution of goods and or services. It is an important source of information for statistical analysis of the business population and it is also a statistical tool for the preparation and conducting of follow-up surveys.

The State Business Register contains the important parameters such as name and address of the establishment, number of workers, major economic activity of the establishment and registration numbers of the establishments with Registration authority. The Business Register will serve the purpose of users to use as a frame for sample surveys and Business Projects.

Vide notification number 20/Home/2014 dated 4/2/2014 DESM&E has been mandated with the responsibility to develop the State Business Register and all the registering authorities (RAs) are required to send the information of the enterprises/establishments being registered under the relevant act as per the requisite format.

In the State there are more than 45 RAs which are issuing trade licenses or certificates to undertake economic activity under the following acts.

  • (a) Sikkim (Repeal) & Miscellaneous provisions) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments.
  • (b) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act 2006
  • (c) Sikkim State Rule Registration of Document 1930
  • (d) Sikkim Khadi & Village Industries Board Act, 1996
  • (e) Sikkim Cooperative Societies Act 1978
  • (f) Sikkim Regulation of Societies, Associations & Other Voluntary Organizations Act 2008
  • (g) The Sikkim Excise Act, 1956
  • (h) Companies Act, 1956
  • (i) Factories Act, 1948

 

List of Business Registering offices under various Acts
Sl No.
Registering Authorities / BRC
Name of the Acts/Rule
Location
1
Mangan Nagar Panchayat Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Mangan
2
Chungthang Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Chungthang
3
Dzongu Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Dzongu
4
Kabi Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Kabi
5
Mangan Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Mangan
6
Department of Cooperation Sikkim Cooperative Societies Act 1978 Mangan
7
Department of Cooperation Sikkim Cooperative Societies Act 1978 Chungthang
8
Urban Development & Housing Department Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Gaylshing
9
Chongrang Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Chongrang
10
Yuksam Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Yuksam
11
Gyalshing Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Gyalshing
12
Dentam Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Dentam
13
Hee-Martam Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Hee-Martam
14
Kaluk Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Kaluk
15
Chumbung Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Chumbung
16
Soreng Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Soreng
17
Daramdin Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Daramdin
18
Gyalshing Nagar Panchayat Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Gyalshing
19
Department of Cooperation Sikkim Cooperative Societies Act 1978 Gyalshing
20
Department of Cooperation Sikkim Cooperative Societies Act 1978 Soreng
21
Urban Development & Housing Department Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Namchi
22
Yangang Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Yangang
23
Ravangla Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Ravangla
24
Temi Tarku Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Temi
25
Namthang Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Namthang
26
Melli Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Melli
27
Namchi Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Namchi
28
Jorethang Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Jorethang
29
Sikip Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Sikip
30
Namchi Nagar Pallika Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Namchi
31
Jorethang Nagar Panchayat Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Jorethang
32
Department of Cooperation Sikkim Cooperative Societies Act 1978 Namchi
33
Excise (Abkari) Department The Sikkim Excise Act, 1992 Jorethang
34
Department of Cooperation Sikkim Cooperative Societies Act 1978 Ravangla
35
Urban Developement and Housing Department Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Jorethang
36
Urban Development & Housing Department Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Gangtok
37
Regoh Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Regoh
38
Rhenock Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Rhenock
39
Parakha Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Parakha
40
Pakyong Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Pakyong
41
Duga Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Duga
42
Nandok Block Adminatrative Center Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Nandok
43
Tintek Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Tintek
44
Khamdong Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Khamdong
45
Martam Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Martam
46
Ranka Block Administrative Centre Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Ranka
47
Gangtok Municipal Corporation Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Deorali
48
Singtam Nagar Panchayat Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Singtam
49
Rangpo Nagar Panchayat Sikkim (Repeal & Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act 1985 for shops and commercial establishments Rangpo
50
Department of Cooperation Sikkim Cooperative Societies Act 1978 Gangtok (HQ)
51
Department of Commerce & Industries Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Devlopment Act 2002 Gangtok
52
Sikkim Khadi & Village Industries Board Sikkim Khadi & Village Industries Board Act 1997 Gangtok
53
Excise (Abkari) Department The Sikkim Excise Act, 1992 Gangtok
54
Law and Parliamentary Affairs Department Sikkim Regulations of Societies, Association & Other Voluntary Organisations Gangtok
55
Department of Cooperation Sikkim Cooperative Societies Act 1978 Gangtok
56
Department of Cooperation Sikkim Cooperative Societies Act 1978 Pakyong
57
Department of Cooperation Sikkim Cooperative Societies Act 1978 Rongli

 

 

IMPORTANT INDICATORS
Area: 7096 sq kms   |   State Capital : Gangtok   |  Number of district: 4  |  Sub division: 16   |  Literacy rate: 81.4%  |  Sex ratio: 890 per thousand males  |  Density: 86 person per sq.km  |  Per capita income at current prices: Rs 29,7765.00  |  Per capita income at constant prices: Rs 21,8333.00  |  Birth rate: 17.1  |  Death rate: 5.1  |  Infant Mortality Rate (IMR): 19  |  Neonatal Mortality: 19.4  |  Post Neonatal: 14.3  |  Child Mortality: 6.7  |  Under Five Mortality: 32  |  Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR): 8  |  Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 1.2