Ministry of Textiles14-August, 2013 14:56 IST
Traditional Handloom Centres in Madhya Pradesh

 

There has been a presence of handlooms in 25 districts of Madhya Pradesh as per the handloom census 2009-10 with total number of 3604 handlooms.  However, there are 18 traditional handloom centres/clusters that have been taken up for their integrated and holistic development by the Government of India. Details are at Annexure-I.

 

Total 46323 people are dependent, directly or indirectly on these handloom clusters as per the information furnished by the State Government.

 

The Government of India has been implementing following schemes for the development of handlooms and welfare of handloom weavers:-

 

i)       Integrated Handlooms Development Scheme

ii)    Mill Gate Price Scheme

iii)  Diversified Handlooms Development Scheme

iv)   Marketing & Export Promotion Scheme

v)     Handloom Weavers’ Comprehensive Welfare Scheme

vi)   Revival, Reform and Re-structuring Package for Handloom Sector

 

Under the above handloom schemes, financial support is provided for various interventions like technology up-gradation, skill up-gradation, yarn at subsidized cost, credit at concessional rates, publicity & marketing, setting up of Common Facility Centre/Dye House, construction of worksheds, margin money, skill up-gradation, health & life insurance of weavers/workers, strengthening of handloom Institutions etc.


Annexure-I

 

Reply referred to parts (a) & (b) of the RajyaSabhaUnstarred Question No. 1063 for answer on 14.08.2013, raised by Dr. VijaylaxmiSadho, M.P.

 

District-wise handloom clusters sanctioned in Madhya Pradesh

 

S.No.

Name of district

Name of handloom cluster

1.

 

 

Khargone

Maheshwar City

Maheshwar Rural

MaheshwarKaswad

2.

 

 

 

Chhindwara

Saunsar

Lodhikhera

Mohgaon

Chhindwara

3.

Sehore

Ashta (Maina)

4.

Balaghat

Waraseoni

5.

Mandsaur

Khilchipura

6.

Mandela

Mawai

7.

Alirajpur

Jobat

8.

Sidhi

Pathrohi

9.

Shajapur

Shajapur

10.

Tikamgarh

Niwadi

11.

Neemach

Athana

12.

Rajgarh

Sarangpur (Padana)

13.

Ashok Nagar (Gwalior)

Chanderi-Gwalior

 

 

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

          

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