The construction of a business resource center known as one stop shop is set to begin in less than a month in Sissala East Municipal to assist in promoting economic activities towards job creation, improved efficiency, increased profit and poverty alleviation. Contract documents of the project has been handed to the Business advisory unit by the Municipal Chief Executive Hon. Karim Nanyua and copies to the contractor Komla Gajesu of Ken Atsu Construction company limited who is expected to start construction of the facility in a month time as he assured of quality delivery and timely. A consultant to Rural Enterprises Development Mr. Samuel Okpata during handing over of the contract said as part of governments one district one factory programme, it was requested that such facility is constructed to help the people have one stop shop for improved business friendly environment. The One-Stop-Shop will afford Businesses/Company Registration Applicants the opportunity to obtain their documents such as the Ghana Revenue Authority’s Tax Identification Number (TIN) and Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) Number. The aim of setting up the One-Stop-Shop for registration is to eliminate the bottle necks associated with accessing the various services from the respective institutions. Additionally, the One-Stop Shop will enable applicants obtain the requisite documents through a more convenient and an easy process. Furthermore, applicants who purchase registration forms from RGD will have TIN forms and SSNIT forms included in the pack to help the applicant complete all the requisite forms at a go and submit them at the RGD office for further processing. The MCE was grateful for the intervention as the Municipality was considered part of 30 others in the country benefiting from such projects and assure to put to good use the facility when completed. He urged that work can start today but without delays. The contractor was also urged to use local content in any craft in the Municipality for work to create employment for the youth.


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