Corporation is running a handloom cluster development scheme in Kulllu
(Himachal Pradesh under Integrated Handloom Cluster Development Scheme with the
financial assistance of the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
The highlights of the cluster schemesince its inception is as under:-
24 awarenace camps organized for 771 stakeholders.
150 SGH's formed covering 3072 weavers with credit facilities of Rs. 14.00
Trained 10 designers for the use of vegetable dyes and some of the weaver
started using it.
One export procedure trainer was organized with participation of 25 weavers
with the facility from I.I.T.F Delhi
Three exposure visit conduct to Palampur, Dharmashala, Chandigarh Hydrabad and
varanasi, 47 weavers participated
Three product catalogue with live samples and one broacher of the cluster has
been prepared. These were submitted in previous meetings
Direct marketing facility provided to over 350 weavers and indirect marketing
facility to new 3000 weavers.
Total sale Rs. 2.00 crore realize so far (1.00 crore realize through
exhibitions and BSM while Rs. 30.00 lacs realized from CCIC activities 3650
152 new designs developed so far no sales realized by the designer.
Nearly Rs. 14.00 lacs worth of yarn sold to the local weavers wherein 300
Old CFC building has been upgraded and 16 Handlooms installed in the work shed
with new technology for enhanced products. Work shed is having meeting room,
information centre, sales counter, storeroom/yarn bank, warping machine and
Two sales outlets opened at Kullu and Mandi.
Formation: - It was decided in the previous meetings that Corporation will work
as consortium for the SHGs formed Cluster area.
enhancement :- Wages of the weavers have increased from 40 to 125 per
day. There of the weavers have increase of Rs. 85/- per day.
The Weavers are working full time rather than part time in the past.
for the last four years are enclosed in the form of component wise achievement.
Funds received and Utilization - year wise (Amt. in Rs. Lacs)