Getting Information on the Legality of Businesses in the Neighborhood Gets Easier

With BMC's initiative, now it has become easy for a common man to know about the legality of a particular business running in his neighborhood.

Getting Information on the Legality of Businesses in the Neighborhood Gets Easier

Whenever we plan to enter in a restaurant for some good food, hardly we know about it. In many instances, one is not sure about a business or a shop running in the neighborhood is authorized or a fake. This may cause a severe damage to us or anyone associated with buying services from such establishment. These services may include anything right from selling household goods, services, hotels or eateries. It is possible that these businesses may be illegal and running without any proper license.

It's the resident's right to know about such information related to any business. At times resident try and get information through the Right to Information Act, which could be a bit of lengthy process. Hence Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has come up with an initiative for the first time, which can help making this process a bit easy. On its official site, BMC has installed specialized software which will provide information on the licenses that are issued to various businesses.

Now with this kind of facility, one can check out the authorization of a particular business. This can definitely help one to avail information on a particular business like hospitals, or shops, whether they are legal or not. The software will keep updating its information on the renewal of licenses and also about the cancellation of particular licenses. This way a resident can inform the local authorities about any such illegal business carried on in his neighborhood.


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