District : Chickmagalur                 

State : Karnataka

Handlooms Department

The main aim of Handloom & Textile Department is to bring individual weavers under the co-operative fold. To improve the standard of living and upgrade their skill. To encourage production of qualitative products and to implement weaver’s welfare schemes. In Chikmagalur District about 160 families are engaged in handloom and power-loom activity about 150 handloom and 2 power looms are functioning in Chikmagalur District.

           In Chikmagalur district the office is presently    situated  in    District Industries Centre  office  building. Programs  of  the  department are Implemented through state  sector and district  sector  programs. The Assistant   Director   of  Handloom and   Textile   is  the  District  level officer  for   implementing   various schemes of department for benefit of weavers.

    Central Sector /Central Sponsored Schemes

1)     Integrated Handloom Development Scheme (KHDC)

2)     Integrated Handloom Development Scheme (Co-op)

3)     Group Insurance Scheme

4)     Health Insurance Scheme

State Sector Schemes:

5)Assistance to Handloom Co-operatives  

6)Marketing of Handloom Products (20% rebate)

7)Assistance to Powerlooms

8)Share capital assistance to Powerloom Co-ops

9)Thrift Fund Scheme for Handloom Weavers

10)Weavers Package

11)Implementation of Garment Policy

12)Living-cum- Workshed

   PROGRESS  REPORT: District Sector Schemes for 2009-10 and 2010-11

Sl. No.

 

Name of the scheme

Target 2009-10

Achievement 2009-10

Target for 2010-11

Achievement 2010-11

 Fin .

Phy.

Fin.

Phy.

Fin.

Phy.

Fin.

Phy.

1

Assistance to handloom industries

3.00

30

3.00

30

3.00

30

3.00

30

2

Loans to Handloom industries

1.50

15

1.50

15

1.50

15

1.50

15

 

  TOTAL

4.50

45

4.50

45

4.50

45

4.50

45

For Further details Please Contact :

Assistant Director, Handlooms and Textiles,

District Industries Centre Bldg.,

Chickmagalur - 577 102.

Phone : 0826 - 220021