Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Implementation of Powerloom Cluster Development Scheme at Bhiwandi & Erode
Implementation of Powerloom Cluster Development Scheme at Bhiwandi & Erode
20
Nov '08
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its approval to the implementation of the Comprehensive Powerloom Cluster Development Scheme at Bhiwandi (Maharashtra) and Erode (Tamil Nadu) as a Central Sector Plan Scheme with a budget provision of Rs.140 crore i.e. Rs.70 crore for each cluster during the XI Five Year Plan in order to assist the entrepreneurs to set up world-class units with modern infrastructure, latest technology and adequate training and Human Resource Development (HRD) inputs along with appropriate market linkages.

The approved clusters would provide requisite support / linkages in terms of infrastructure and technology upgradation, product diversification, design development, raw material banks, marketing and promotion, credit, social security and other components that are vital for sustainability of weavers engaged in the decentralized powerloom sector.

The clusters would also provide road connectivity, power supply, water supply, water reservoir with water harvesting facility, drainage and sewage line, streetlights, secured compound wall and wire fence, solid waste disposal plant / effluent treatment plant, transportation facility etc.

The implementation of the Scheme will benefit the weavers in developing / diversifying new designs and products, their skill up-gradation, up-gradation of their looms, providing a suitable workplace, market support etc. to improve their earnings and socio-economic conditions.

The Scheme will be implemented through PPP model between Central/State Govt., beneficiary weavers and their groups financially creditworthy and commercially linked marketing enterprises and the financial institutions for a period of 4 years beginning from 2008-09 up to 2011-12.

Press Information Bureau

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Myntra

Apparel/Garments | On 3rd Dec 2016

Myntra to be EBITA positive by FY18: CEO Narayanan

Myntra is on track to achieve sustainable growth and be EBITA...

Courtesy: India ITME Society

Textiles | On 3rd Dec 2016

India ITME 2016 opens with over 1050 exhibitors

The India International Textile Machinery Exhibition (India ITME)...

Courtesy: Bruckner

Textiles | On 3rd Dec 2016

Indian textile companies opt for Brückner stenter lines

Indian textile firms Laxmipati Sarees, makers of polyester sarees and ...

Interviews View All

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Smita Murarka
Amanté

‘There is huge demand in the Indian lingerie market for non-wired styles.’

Amrit Sethia
SOIE

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
December 2016

December 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search