Directorate of Handloom and Textiles
The scheme is meant for enhancing the Net Disposable Resources position of the Handloom co-operative societies for creating assets. At present the share participation by Government is provided in cottage type/factory type/SC/ST societies @ 2, 3 & 5 times of the share taken by members respectively. The maximum amount of share participation is 5.00 lakh per society based on specific expansion/ modernisation/ revival project proposals
The scheme aims at government share participation in Hantex and Hanveev for strengthening their capital base and making them eligible for more cash credit facilities from financial institutions. The proposed outlay shall be utilized for activities like modernization, diversification of products and renovation of showrooms based on feasible/viable project proposals.
The scheme is intended to provide assistance to the weavers and their family members for meeting the expenses on marriage, children's education. The scheme will cover 17,000 weaver beneficiaries coming under Welfare Board. As per the scheme, minimum 8% of wages is recovered from weaver and equal contribution is provided by Government.
Engaging professional designers through IIIHT, NIFT etc to develop new designs and familiarize weavers. It intends to provide the service of at least one designer in each potential location to assist the weavers.
Stipend to 3 year textile technology students at IIHT Venkatagiri and Gadgag andstudents in IIHT, Kannur.
This scheme intends to support comprehensive one time revival of power loom cooperative societies covering infrastructure, technology up gradation and product diversification including value added products.