The new portal will have a provision to issue deemed approval for eight services as per the Tamil Nadu Business Facilitation Act, 2018.
The prime minister said that COVID-19 has taught the world that globalisation is important but self-reliance is equally important.
Earlier, 15 no objection certificates (NOCs) were required from seven departments for the purpose, while now nine self-certifications will do.
Besides AP and UP, Telangana was permitted to borrow Rs 2,508 crore, Karnataka Rs 4,509 crore, Goa Rs 223 crore, and Tripura Rs 148 crore for PDS reforms.
In addition, the new version will also enable an incentive support scheme and provisional tax deposit system through the platform.
At a high-level meeting attended by Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar and department heads, Rama Rao said the new reforms will benefit the industry in multiple ways.
One of the changes is that the Labour Department has granted exemptions under the Inter-State Migrant Workmen Act and The Contract Labour Act 1970 for renewing the licences of personnel automatically.
The EDB ranking did not reveal either the criteria adopted for scoring and ranking or disclose the feedback from the states and UTs.
The rankings of states based on the implementation of Business Reform Action Plan had been launched by the Centre in 2015.
Andhra Pradesh stands on top in the Ease of Doing Business rankings among all states in the country.
Jayarajan said the government has been coming out with various measures to attract new entrepreneurs to the state to ensure industrial growth, he said.
As per national survey, state dropped nine spots from 8th to 17th position
Of the total 190 reforms, Telangana had completed 187 — two were incomplete and one was rendered non-applicable.
Sources in the government said that though the ranking may not reflect the the actual investment climate, it is working towards bettering the ease of doing business ranking in the year 2020.
The state has left several leading states such as Gujarat, Telangana, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra behind in the ranking.