Handicraft Department

Handloom Textile 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 levelofficer for implementing various schemes of department for benefit of weavers.

Central Sector/Central Sponsored Schemes

Integrated Handloom Development Scheme (KHDC)

Integrated Handloom Development Scheme (Co-op)

Group Insurance Scheme

Health Insurance Scheme

State Sector Schemes

Assistance to Handloom Co-operatives  

Marketing of Handloom Products (20% rebate)

Assistance to Powerlooms

Share capital assistance to Powerloom Co-ops

Thrift Fund Scheme for Handloom Weavers

Weavers Package

Implementation of Garment Policy

Living-cum- Workshed

For Further details Please Contact :

Assistant Director, Handlooms and Textiles

District Industries Centre Bldg.,

Chickmagalur – 577 102.

Phone : 0826 – 220021