A shop act license is an enrollment required for running a business. The shop act license is mandatory to establish your business. Guidelines in shop act license differ as every state have a different set of rules for shop establishment. In Maharashtra, the shop act license is also called Gumasta License.
The premises that are governed by the shop act are a shop, a business foundation, private lodging, eatery, eating-house, theater, and everything that qualifies as an establishment under the Shops and Establishment Act.
No. Every state in India has a different set of rules and regulations for the registration of establishment i.e., every state differs the guidelines for shop act license registration and even their fees vary.