order to provide Marketing support to the Handloom Products produced by the
Handloom Weavers Co-operatives: KHDC and Cauvery Handlooms, State Government is
providing funds to organize State level Exhibitions, During .the exhibitions,
the products produced by the Handloom weavers will be exhibited and sales will
be conducted. Infrastructure facility and publicity will be given by the
b) Awards to Weavers
the Handloom weaver and to produce best-designed products awards will be
given to the Handloom Weavers every year. The talent, design and motivation of the
weaver in producing the products will be considered for the awards. The fabrics
produced by using Silk, Cotton and Woolen Yarn are considered for award facilitating.
of Handloom Technology Institute at Gadag-Betageri
Technology Institute has been established at Gadag-Betageri in the year 1994-95 ion the lines of Indian Institute of Handloom Technology, Salem. The objective
of the Institute is to impart intensive training in Handloom sector. The
duration of the training is 3 years leading to an award of Diploma
certificates. The assistances will be provided towards recurring costs and
towards Interest on Handloom Weavers Co-operative Societies (NABARD)
The scheme envisages reimbursement of a portion of the interest, at present 3%, on CC1imit
borrowed by Primary Weavers Co-operative Societies from the District Central
Banks through the NABARD Refinance scheme.
Weavers Welfare Fund (Nekarara Kalyana Yojane)
scheme .the assistance will be provided to the weavers or children of weavers
for the following components.
(1) Health Scheme
(a) Reimbursement of the medical expenditure for treatment of
Cancer: the financial assistance of
Rs.500 per annum during the treatment Period.
(b) Reimbursement of the medical expenditure for treatment of
Heart operation and transplantation
of Kidney maximum limit Rs.50.000/- and financial assistance of Rs.500/- per
annum during the treatment period. Financial assistance to mentally retarded and leprosy
patients Rs.500/- per annum.Rs.1000/- will
be paid to the family members for the cremation of deceased weaver.
to the weavers children studying after SSLC are provided and the details as
Scholarship per annum towards fees
Towards purchase of books
Additional stipend to the distinction holders (70% and
PUC and Diploma courses
Science degree standards
Degree students (other than Science)
Training Institute Of Hand loom Weavers At Jamakhandi (Bagalkote
It is a State
Government scheme with an objective of skill upgradation of the handloom
weavers and expose them to modern designs and techniques. The training will be
of residential nature and the duration of the course is 3 months. During the
training period, the trainee weavers will be paid stipend.
Designs And Trends
this scheme assistance will be provided to the Primary Societies for adoption
and implementation of latest designs as per the market trends and demands.
Practical training will be imparted to the weavers of the Primary Societies in
Weavers Service Centre, run by Government of India, Indian Institute of
Handloom Technology, Salem, Varanasi and Venkatagiri Weavers Societies. During
the training period, weavers will be provided with stipend; accommodation and
traveling allowance. Also, study tours can be organized to weavers under the
Secretaries of the Primary Co-operative Societies and Officers/officials of the
Department will be given training in the Co-operative Training College at
Bangalore and other Institutions inside and outside the state for a period
ranging 1 to 6 weeks on all aspects of the Management. During the training
period, free boarding and lodging will be provided for the participants.
i) Training For Hand loom Weavers
This is a
State Government scheme contemplated to impart Advance Training and skills in
Handloom Technology. State Government is sponsoring 18 candidates to the Indian
Institute of Handloom Technology, Salem and 3 candidates to Venkatagiri
Institute every year respectively to undergo the course for a period of 3
years. The scheme provides for the payment of stipend to the students so
deputed and also to provide other inputs like books, grants, project allowance,
3) ASSISTANCE to
Power loom Sectors
2851-00-108-0-19 Budgeted amount Rs.25.00 lakhs.
above scheme assistance fill be provided to Power loom sector component wise details are as follows.
of Functional Industrial Estate
above scheme, the amount budgeted for the current year has been released to
KSPDC for establishing garment complex in Bellary.
Assistance To The Power loom Service Centre
Service Centers have been established by Government of India in various parts
of the State for the benefit of Powerloom weavers to provide training in design
development to improve their skills. The weavers are paid a stipend of Rs.500/-
p.m. and the trainer Rs.10001- p.m. The rent of .the building is also met under
this scheme. In Karnataka State, the Centers have been started in the following
Rajajinagar Industrial Estate, Bangalore
lndustrial Estate, Belgaum
The above 4 Centers have been taken over by
In order to have a systematic, high tech powerloom units
and orderly growth of Powerlooms in unorganized sector, it is propose to
provide infrastructural facilities such as sheds, electricity, roads, water
common facility centre etc., in Doddaballapur, Belgaum, Rabakavi, Ilkal,
Banahatti, Ranebennur etc.
c) Modernization of Powerlooms
of the power looms are ordinary power looms of conventional type which require modernization to increase the
productivity and quality Under this
programme the subsidy at 50% of the total amount of Rs.20,000/- required for
each loom i.e., 10,000/- per loom will be provided.
N.C.D.C. Scheme for Handloom Societies
4851-00-103-1-03 Budgeted amount Rs.5.00
A sum of
Rs.5.00 lakhs is budgeted for the current year.
Under the scheme, the weavers co-operative societies are assisted in the
form of share capital investment.The
scheme is financed by the State Government through the re-imbursement from NCDC
to the weavers co-operative societies.
Capital Assistance to Power Loom Co-Operatives
4851-00-108-0-01 Budgeted amount Rs.5.00
A sum of Rs.5.00 lakhs is budgeted for the current
year.The scheme is intended to
encourage rural artisans to organize power loom co-operatives, so that
assistance in the form of purchase of raw-materials and marketing could be
rendered to the artisans through the societies.For this purpose, societies will be assisted in the form of share
capital to meet the margin requirement and also to increase borrowing capacity
of the societies. The societies will borrow from the financial institutions, to
run their activities.
6) Establishment of Power loom Development Corporation
A sum of Rs.1.00 lakhs has been provided for the current
year. The State Government have incorporated a separate Corporation for the
development of Powerloom sector in the State. The Corporation has started
functioning with an authorised share capital of Rs.5 crores.
Scheme for Power loom Co-Ops
4851-00-108-0-05 Budgetted amount Rs.15.00 lakhs
6851-00-108-0-04 Budgeted amount Rs.0.00 lakhs
has introduced this scheme with a view to finance Powerloom projects taken up
by the cooperatives. The assistance will be in the form of share capital, as
well as loan so that the society could meet their capital requirement to
arrange preloom and postloom facilities and to provide infrastructure
facilities like common workshed, modern looms, godowns, showrooms, marketing
of Product Development Center (By KSPDC)
4851-00-108-0-07 Budgetted amount Rs.5.00
scheme new designs required for the production of various types of fabrics both
for domestic as well as export purposes are provided to develop new designs by
employing CAD/CAM facilities. The total
cost of the project is Rs.150.00 lakhs. Out of which 25% from KSPDC Rs.37.50 lakhs and balance 75% from Government
Of Karnataka/Government Of India.
9) Special Component Plan for Handlooms &
2851-00-103-0-44 Budgetted amount Rs.442.26 lakhs (POOLED)
this programme, beneficiaries belonging to SC s will be imparted training in weaving for a period of 3-6
months. During training a stipend of Rs.500/- will be paid to each beneficiary
per month. After successful training,
the beneficiaries will be provided with looms at 60% grant. In case of houseless weavers, living-cum-worksheds will be provided at unit cost of Rs.30,000/- with 60% grant and 40% as loan.
10) Tribal Sub-Plan 2851-00-103-0-45 (POOLED)
A sum of Rs.115.02 lakhs is allocated. Under the Tribal
Sub-Plan the beneficiaries belonging to Scheduled Tribes will be imparted
training in weaving for a period of 3-6 months. During training a stipend of
Rs.500/- will be paid to each beneficiary per month.
After successful training, the beneficiaries
will be provided with looms at 60% grant. In case of houseless weavers,
living-cum- worksheds will be provided at unit cost of Rs.30,000/-
with 60% grant.
11) Investment in Spinning Mills
4860-01-190-5-01 Budgetted amount Rs,6.00 lakhs
A sum of Rs.6.00 lakhs has been allotted for the current
year for making investment in Spinning Mills.
Spinning Mills are running under loss, the financial assistance are provided
for rehabilitating them. In the form of share capita! investment to strengthen
the activities of the mills.
12) Weavers Package
2851-00-1 03-0-62 Budgetted amount Rs.2000.00 lakhs
Government has sanctioned a Special Package for the development of Handloom and
power loom weavers.
following schemes were sanctioned by the Government in its order No.Vakai/110/Jakaie/2003 dated:26.2.2004.
(1) Distribution of free sites to the
(2) To provide drinking water supply facilities at a cost
of Rs.1.50 lakhs per each
colony for the
existing 100 weavers colonies.
(3) To waive-off the interest on loan secured by the
weavers Co-operative societies.
To provide subsidy for payment of Max. of 3.5% of interest on working capital
loan, secured by the Handloom Weaver,
& Co-operation higher than 7%.
(5) Facilities to KHDC weaver:
a) KHDC to waive off Development
charges in respect of 1942 houses.
b) KHDC to meet the interest on the working capital raised by the
in the name of the weavers,
to Waive-off registration fee and stamp
duty for the houses of
3576 weavers under the jurisdiction of the
(6) Technology Upgradation and Skill Development
a) Technology upgradation of
b) Technology upgradation of
c) Training programs.
(7) To transfer the work sheds constructed by KHDC, KSPDC under Vishwa
schemes to Woolen weavers and utilizing them for establishing common facility centre.
(8) To provide recurring expenditure to Handloom Training
Centres at Gadag and Jamakhandi.
To give incentive of 20% on clearing old Handlooms stock in KHDC, Cauvery
Handloom and Co-operative Institution.
(10) Establishment of Powerloom parks at
Doddaballapur, Belgaum, Davangere and Gadag
(11) Government to provide 50% power subsidy or Rs,200 per loom per months
whichever is less to the Electricity used for the power drives looms with not more
than 5 HP of
power arid not more than 4 powerlooms.
(12) To form a High level committee with Additional Chief
Development Commissioner as Chairman to decide about the purchase of cloth
required for Public Sectors and different department of the Government.
(13) Financial reconstructuring and rehabilitation of KHDC (VRS, Margin
During 2004-05 Weavers Special
Package was revised and the following schemes have been sanctioned.
Power Tariff subsidy to powerloom weavers at subsidised
rate of Rs.1.25 per unit upto 10 HP and less than 10 looms (includes preloom
Yashaswini Health Scheme extended to weavers.
Grants has been provided to Karnataka Handloom Technology
Institute, Gadag and Advanced Handloom Training Centre, Jamakhandi, Bagalkote
District towards recurring expenditure.
Support to KHDC
Establishment of Powerloom park at Anekal.
Modernisation of Powerlooms with additional attachment of
warpstop, weft stop motion, positive let – off motion / drop box, Dobby /
jacquard / Mini jacquard at the rate of Rs.20,000/- per Unit.
To impart basic training and skill upgradation.
13) Implementation of Textile
2851-00-103-0-65 Budgetted amount Rs.80.00 lakhs
comprehensive Textile Policy of Karnataka (2004-09) has been approved by
Government to invest an Rs.341.00 crores over a period of 5 years.The following schemes have been implemented
under the Textile Policy implementation programme.
Computerisation, MIS etc.,
to the State Handloom Corporations.
Modernisation of Powerloom Service Centres.
Establishment of New powerloom centre
Establishment of powerloom complexes
Investment subsidy in automatic and semi-automatic
To conduct study reports