Schemes | Commissioner of Cottage and Rural Industries

Intensive Handloom Development Programme

The Gujarat State Handloom & Handicraft Development Corporation was established to provide employment to the weavers outside the co-operative fold. The Corporation takes up various programs for the upliftment of handloom weavers, such as modernization of looms, training, providing yarn, design input and marketing of goods produced by the weavers associated with corporation. Assistance also includes setting up of emporia and sales depots within and outside the state, and also for organizing exhibitions and participating in expos.
 
1 TRAINING & MODERNISATION
The corporation has given training to 200 to 250 weavers per year to manufacture high quality of handloom fabrics like furnishinn fabrics, design, carpet, silk saree etc. as per the market demand.
 
2 TO PROVIDE YARN FOR EMPLOYMENT GENERATION
The corporatin has provide raw material, technical guidance for New designs, dyeing etc s to scheduled cast handloom weavers through its District Production centres & also procure finished goods to generate emoployment.
 
3 DESIGN DEVELOPMENT
The corporation has develope the value added desing as per the market demend through Weavers Service Centres, NID & freelancer of NIFT and manufacture that types of fabrics through its weavers.
 
4 PUBLICITY & PROPAGANDA
For promotion of Handloom products corporation make outdoor publicity through hoardings, kiosks, wall painting, road shows, folk shows at selected locations.
 
5 MARKETING PROMOTION BY PROCUREMENT OF FINISHED GOODS
The handloom product produced by handloom weavers by purchasing raw material are marketed trough its emporias.
 
6 INTEGRATED HANDLOOM TECHNOLOGY CENTER
To compete with the products of mills and power looms, the new designs, color- combination, and quality improvement is necessary. There is also need to train the weavers on modern looms for new variety products. To impart the training to large member of weavers, short term and long term training programmes on regular basis need to be started. There is a Handloom Technology Institute building of Commissionarate of Cottage Industries at Sector 13 Gandhinagar. There is need to revive the facility of training to weavers in this building. The stipend of Rs.1250 per trainee has provided.
 
Eligibility:
All handloom weavers registered with The Gujarat State Handloom & Handicraft Development Corporation
 
Contact for more details:
The Gujarat State Handloom & Handicraft Development Corporation
Block No.18, 3rd floor, Udyog Bhavan, Gandinagar
 
Web site: www.gurjari.com