Ministry of Textiles12-August, 2013 16:19 IST
Handloom Cluster

 

 

Sl. No.

State

No. of Handloom Workers

1

Andhra Pradesh

355838

2

Arunachal Pd.

33041

3

Assam

1643453

4

Bihar

43392

5

Chhattisgarh

8191

6

Delhi

2738

7

Goa

0

8

Gujarat

11009

9

Haryana

7967

10

Himachal Pradesh

13458

11

Jammu & Kashmir

33209

12

Jharkhand

21160

13

Karnataka

89256

14

Kerala

14679

15

Madhya Pradesh

14761

16

Maharashtra

3418

17

Manipur

218753

18

Mizoram

43528

19

Meghalaya

13612

20

Nagaland

66490

21

Orissa

114106

22

Pondicherry

2803

23

Punjab

2636

24

Rajasthan

31958

25

Sikkim

568

26

Tamil Nadu

352321

27

Tripura

137177

28

Uttar Pradesh

257783

29

Uttaranchal

15468

30

West Bengal

779103

 

Total

43,31,876

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As per last Handloom Census of 2009-10, total 43. 31 lakh weavers are engaged in the handloom sector.   State wise break up of handloom weavers is at Annexure-I.  The Government of India has been implementing Integrated Handloom Development Scheme, Marketing and Export Promotion Scheme and Diversified Handloom Development Scheme to provide   employment in the handloom sector. 

 

            State wise details of mega handloom clusters and other handloom clusters under IHDS / CHCDS set up or proposed to be set up in the country and number of weavers   dependent   directly or indirectly on such clusters are at Annexure-II.  

 

            Under Integrated Handloom Development Scheme (IHDS), each  cluster having 300-500 handlooms have been taken up for their integrated & holistic development at an upper cost of Rs. 60.00 lakh per cluster in a time frame of 3 years. These clusters are taken up based on the proposal submitted by the State Governments. Under Comprehensive Handlooms Cluster Development Scheme (CHCDS), each cluster having  a minimum  of  25,000 handlooms are taken up for integrated & holistic development at an upper limit of Rs.70.00 crore in 5 years.

 

            State-wise details of amount released/utilised during last 3 years and current year (up to July 2013) is at Annexure-II.

 

 

ANNEXURE-I

 

Number of Handloom Units, Weavers and Allied Workers and Handlooms

 (2009-10 Census)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annexure-II

 

Statement showing state-wise number of mega handloom clusters/ handloom clusters setup  since 2007-08 to 2012-13 under Comprehensive Handloom Cluster Development Scheme(CHCDS) and  Integrated Handlooms Development Scheme (IHDS)

Sl. No.

Name of the state

Number of Mega handloom clusters/handloom clusters sanctioned so far

 

 

 

 

General

Mega Handloom Clusters
(upto 25000 handlooms)

Handloom Clusters
 (300-500 handlooms)

Total number of clusters sanctioned

Number of beneficiaries directly or indirectly dependent.

Funds released during 2010-11 to 2013-14

(upto July 2013)
 (Rs. in lakh)

Funds utilised
(Rs. in lakh)

1

Andhra Pradesh

1

53

54

47704

930.58

146.51

2

Bihar

 -

15

15

6067

283.23

0

3

Chhattisgarh

 -

10

10

4146

232.19

78.67

4

Delhi

 -

1

1

460

16.83

0

5

Gujarat

 -

9

9

4245

24.94

24.94

6

Haryana

 -

1

1

332

17.25

0

7

Himachal Pradesh.

 -

7

7

5361

199.61

106.58

8

Jammu & Kashmir

 -

12

12

4120

329.67

127.48

9

Jharkhand

1

35

36

39291

1092.70

357.25

10

Karnataka

 -

23

23

21711

626.62

324.78

11

Kerala

 -

24

24

9376

662.72

279.51

12

Madhya Pradesh

 -

17

17

10414

347.58

161.58

13

Maharashtra

 -

7

7

2515

149.23

0

14

Orissa

 -

36

36

12057

1240.33

539.01

15

Punjab

 -

0

0

0

0.00

0

16

Rajasthan

 -

6

6

3716

83.42

6.08

17

Tamilnadu

1

49

50

47676

3036.95

674.76

18

Uttar Pradesh

1

50

51

50004

1890.70

2100.51

19

Uttarakhand

 -

9

9

5040

306.55

162.89

20

West Bengal

1

39

40

16718

1352.94

463.88

Total

5

403

408

290953

12824.03

5554.43

NER

  

1

Arunachal Pradesh

 -

22

22

14800

546.38

421.71

2

Assam

1

51

52

41224

1606.78

882.8

3

Manipur

 -

66

66

31265

2227.76

1623.74

4

Meghalaya

 -

9

9

4247

267.94

191.07

5

Mizoram

 -

2

2

696

76.75

54.91

6

Nagaland

 -

34

34

16300

1288.46

1205.9

7

Sikkim

 -

 -

 -

 -

 -

 -

8

Tripura

 -

25

25

10792

525.23

184.34

 

Total

1

209

210

119324

6539.30

4564.46

 

Grand Total

6

612

618

410277

19363.32

10118.89

 

 

            This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles,   Smt. Panabaaka Lakshmi in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

             

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