What is the National Single Window System(NSWS)portal? How does it Will benefit Businesses?

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What is National Single Window System(NSWS)?

The National Single Window System (NSWS) is a digital platform that serves as a guide for investors to identify and apply for approvals as per their business requirements. Currently, the platform supports approvals across 32 Central Departments and 14 State governments.

NSWS will provide strength to the MSME sectors and other schemes e.g. Make in India, Startup India, PLI scheme, etc.

National Single Window System, a giant leap, towards making India Aatmanirbhar – Shri Piyush Goyal
NSWS will usher in Azadi from the legacy of running to Govt. offices for approvals and registrations- Shri Piyush Goyal

Importance of National Single Window System(NSWS) Portal

1. Know Your Approval (KYA) is a user-friendly tool to help you identify central and state government approvals required. This service uses an intelligent questionnaire to capture information about your proposed business activities and identifies an indicative list of relevant approvals that may be required to set up your business in India.

2. The applicant dashboard makes tracking and monitoring of approvals easy by providing a single consolidated view.

3. NSWS provides a single, unified interface to apply for various approvals available on the platform and aims to reduce duplication of effort involved in providing the same information to different authorities

4. NSWS provides secure online storage for your documents

Services available under National Single Window System(NSWS)

1. Know Your Approval service(KYA)

2. Applicant Dashboard

3. Common Registration Form

4. Document Repository on registering

5. State Registration Form

6. E-Communication Module

How to use National Single Window System(NSWS) Portal?

1. Open NSWS portal https://www.ppe.nsws.gov.in/

2. Now, click on the Know Your Approvals dashboard

3. Now, you will find two options Central and State

4. If you want to know documents needed to open a particular business that you will choose further, For Central and not specific to the state then you can choose Central

5. Or if you want to know documents specific for the state then you can choose the state

6. Note: Both will ask for almost the same documents but maybe an addition or subtraction

7. In central you will be asked questions under four main steps: 1. Business Registration, 2. Business Activity Details, 3. Foreign Investment Details, 4. Project Land Details

8. In State you will be asked questions under three main steps: 1. Land And Utility, 2. Business Related, 3. Sector specific

9. At last after answering all reacquired queries a list of documents will be shown which will be needed to start your selected business

10. You can also register there to save all documents needed for your business


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