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Scheme for enhancing competitiveness of khadi industries & artisans
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Aug '10
The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has been implementing the 'Scheme for enhancing productivity & competitiveness of Khadi Industries and Artisans' to assist 200 khadi institutions to make khadi industry competitive with more market driven and profitable production by replacement of obsolete and old machinery and equipment, from 2008-09.

The year-wise number of projects sanctioned to khadi institutions under the above-mentioned scheme during the last two years and the target fixed for 2010-11 is;

Year 2008-09 : Number of Projects – 21
Year 2009-10 : Number of Projects – 20
Year 2010-11 (Target) : Number of Projects – 60

Agency implementing the project has to have at least 300 artisans associated with it (which is 150 artisans for North-Eastern States). Under the project, financial assistance is available for charkha replacement, warp unit, product designing, market promotion, capacity building, techno-managerial support, reporting, documentation studies, etc., with each project costing upto a total of around Rs. 42 lakh.

The year-wise details of funds granted by the Government to KVIC under the above-mentioned scheme during the last two years, and release of funds during 2010-11 out of Rs.21 crore provisioned as per BE 2010-11 is;

Year 2008-09 : Amount (Rs. crore) – 10.00
Year 2009-10 : Amount (Rs. crore) – 3.44
Year 2010-11 : Amount (Rs. crore) – -

The provision of funds under the 'Scheme for enhancing productivity & competitiveness of Khadi Industries and Artisans' has been substantially enhanced to Rs.21 crore under the BE 2010-11 to assist 60 institutions.

This information was given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Dinsha Patel in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha.

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