What is Factory License?
A factory License acts as a document of approval given by authorities to carry out manufacturing activities. The Department of Factories and Boilers issues Factory License. The Factories and Boilers Department must keep a check on the health, safety, and welfare of workers.
Factories Act 1948, says that a factory must obtain its building plan approval from the labor and employment department before covering itself for a factory registration. Under this act, registration and renewal of the Factory license are also done to ensure the safety of workers.
Why this License is Required?
To protect the workers and to ensure that the owner is providing a healthy environment, the government introduced the Factory Act, of 1948. As per the Factory Act 1948, every factory owner must register their premises with the local authorities before commencing their business.