Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Comprehensive Scheme to benefit Moradabad & Narasapur handicrafts industry

Comprehensive Scheme to benefit Moradabad & Narasapur handicrafts industry

20
Nov '08
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its approval for implementation of Comprehensive Handicrafts Cluster Development Scheme at Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) and Narasapur (Andhra Pradesh) in order to enhance the competitiveness in terms of access to technology, increased market share, ensure effective integration of scattered artisans and linking them to SMEs, generate additional livelihood opportunities, provide linkages in terms of adequate infrastructure technology, product security and other such components during the 11th Plan with budget provision of Rs. 140 crore i.e. Rs.70.00 crore for each cluster.

The Scheme has broad components, such as technology Upgradation, product diversification, raw material banks, common facility centre, resource centre, market development, forward and backward linkages, and human resource in skill development, social security, physical infrastructure, export & marketing, margin money for working capital. These components shall help in sorting out the challenges faced by the handicrafts sector which are complex and numerous.

All existing schemes of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) as well as other complementary schemes available in other ministries will be utilized in the approved comprehensive cluster development scheme with a strong and proactive capacity building and technical assistance focus.

The implementation of the Scheme will benefit the Handicrafts artisans by getting access to world class common infrastructure, developing / diversifying new designs and products, up gradation of their skills, techniques, providing a suitable workplace, market support, etc. to improve their earnings and socio-economic conditions.

The Scheme will be implemented through Public Private Partnership (PPP) model in the form of collaboration between the Central / State Governments, beneficiary artisans 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

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 20th Oct 2020

Italy clears stimulus package to help pandemic-hit economy

Italy recently approved a new stimulus package in its 2021 budget to...

Pic: Shutterstock

Retail | On 20th Oct 2020

US retail sales growth speeds up, Sept 4th month of gains

A strong rebound in apparel led a continuing V-shaped recovery as...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 20th Oct 2020

China building more competitive mulberry silk industry

China is striving to build a more competitive mulberry silk industry...

Interviews View All

Vidhyaa Shankar. S, A Ganapathi Chettiar

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Smarth Bansal, Colorjet India Limited

Smarth Bansal
Colorjet India Limited

We would like to venture more companies into the Indian market

Sanjay Yagnik, Maa Tex Speciality

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Priyanka Gandhi,

Priyanka Gandhi

Established in 2016, Surat-based Shree Ganesh Yarns is a manufacturer of...

Abhishek Ralli,

Abhishek Ralli

Guide group is a government recognised manufacturing house engaged in the...

Ken Butts,

Ken Butts

The mission of Swiss company Datacolor is to empower its customers to make ...

Paolo Ocleppo, Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Tiasha Renganathan, Twinery Innovations by MAS

Tiasha Renganathan
Twinery Innovations by MAS

Twinery-Innovations by MAS is the innovation arm of Sri Lankan company MAS ...

Giulio Cesareo, Directa Plus

Giulio Cesareo
Directa Plus

UK-based Directa Plus is one of the largest producers and suppliers...

Sidharth Sinha, Sidharth Sinha

Sidharth Sinha
Sidharth Sinha

<b>Sidharth Sinha</b> has contributed to the successful rebirth and...

Igor Chapurin, Chapurin

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Seema Agrawal, Artisan Saga

Seema Agrawal
Artisan Saga

Artisan Saga, founded by Kaushik Rajani and Seema Agrawal, is an online...

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

Leave your Comments


October 2020

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


Advanced Search