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Protecting handloom from powerloom & mechanised sector

15
Dec '11
To protect handlooms from Powerlooms and mechanized sector, the Handlooms (Reservation of Articles for Production) Act, 1985 is being implemented by the Ministry. Under the Act 11 textile articles are at present reserved exclusively for production on handlooms (with certain technical specifications.)

The Enforcement Offices of the O/o the D. C. Handlooms, Weavers Service Centers and State Governments/UTs are regularly inspecting Powerlooms and Mills to prevent violation of the provisions of he the Act.

In addition to this, Central Assistance is also given to 09 State Governments to set up an Enforcement Machinery in the state to ensure that there is no violation of the Handlooms (Reservation of Articles for Production) Act, 1985. These nine States are namely Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala.

This office also inspects stalls at various National/State Level Expos to ensure sale of genuine handlooms products in handlooms exhibitions. The details of Powerlooms inspected to prevent violation of the Handlooms (Reservation of Articles for Production) Act, 1985 and financial assistance released during the last three years are as follows :-

Sl. No. Year Powerloom inspections conducted Financial Assistance released
1. 2008-09 237111 Rs. 350.00 Lakh
2. 2009-10 251896 Rs. 350.00 Lakh
3. 2010-11 261071 Rs. 350.00 Lakh
4. 2011-12

(uptil Nov.'11) 154409 Rs. 139.00 Lakh

The above concerted steps will continue in the Twelfth Plan also.

Ministry of Textiles


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