Powerloom Sector Schemes ( Powerloom Beneficiary Details )

India manufactures 5% of cloth through organized sector, 20% through Handloom sector, 15% through knitting sector and 60% of Indian cloth is produced through decentralized power loom sector.
Karnataka has a significant presence of powerlooms. there are about 120000 looms engaged in weaving of silk and cotton. Power looms are mainly concentrated in Belagavi, Bagalkote, Tumkur, Bangalore Urban and Rural Districts.
The thrust of the department is to modernise the powerlooms and support them. Karnataka State Textile Infrastructure Development Corporation (KSTIDC) has been set up with main focus on development of Powerlooms.
To facilitate the power loom weavers the department is implementing following schemes:
Weavers Special package Scheme consists of the following sub components from (a) to (i) for the Beneficiaries to make them self employed & bring them to main stream of the society.
1. Supply of 02 Ordinary Power looms & Accessories :

  • Unit cost : Rs.3,00,000/-
  • Subsidy (% age) for General : 50% or maximum Rs.1,50,000/- Beneficiary Contribution / Bank loan 50%
  • Subsidy (% age) for SC’s/ ST’s : 90% or maximum Rs. 2,70,000/- Beneficiary Contribution / Bank loan 10%
  • How it helps: Helpful for weavers in establishing their own new unit and get them self employed.

2. Electronic Jacquard :

The Existing powerloom industries in order to change the designs each time, they have to change the mechanical settings. Hence, to avoid this and to get more number of designs with minimum expenditure, the electronic jacquards are introduced. This will help in producing separate designs on each saree.

  • Unit cost : Rs.4,50,000/-
  • Subsidy (% age) for General : 50% or maximum Rs.2,25,000/- Beneficiary Contribution / Bank loan 50%
  • Subsidy (% age) for SC’s/ ST’s : 90% or maximum Rs. 4,05,000/- Beneficiary Contribution / Bank loan 10%
  • How it helps : Helpful for weavers in producing different varieties of designs and add more value to their products

3. Knotting Machine :

The Existing powerloom industries are using manual knotting for new warp beams, it take more time. Hence, instead of manual knotting, Knotting machines are used to help in fast knotting

  • Unit cost : Rs.5,00,000/-
  • Subsidy (% age) for General : 50% or maximum Rs.2,50,000/- Beneficiary Contribution / Bank loan 50%
  • Subsidy (% age) for SC’s/ ST’s : 90% or maximum Rs. 4,50,000/- Beneficiary Contribution / Bank loan 10%
  • How it helps: Weavers will able to do knotting in less time and helps in getting continuous production.

4. Living Cum Work shed :

Construction of living cum work shed to the weavers

Sr.No Details
Unit Cost(Rs.in lakhs)
General SC/ST
1 Subsidy from Handlooms & Textile Department 1.00 1.00
2 Subsidy from Rajiv Gandhi Rural Housing Corporation 1.20 1.20
3 Beneficiary Contribution 0.30 0.30
Total 2.50 2.50

How it helps:- Providing house for living and installing loom for houseless weavers to carry out weaving activities.

5. Power Subsidy :

The Preloom & Powerloom units having power connection of 1 to 20 H.P are eligible to avail the subsidy from the department by fixing subsidized tariff rate @ 1.25 per unit, which has to be paid by weavers & difference amount of actual levy of electric charges tariff rates & subsidized tariff will be borne by the Department.

DETAILS OF COMMUNITY ORIENTED SCHEME UNDER WEAVERS SPECIAL PACKAGE

1. Common facility centre :
Assistance will be provided to construct Common Facility Center to weavers Societies.

  • Unit cost : Rs.10.00 / Rs.15.00 lakhs
  • Subsidy (% age) for General : Rs.10.00 lakhs
  • Subsidy (% age) for SC’s/ ST’s : Rs.15.00 lakhs
  • How it helps : It helps weavers to work under a single roof where the infrastructure like looms, Pre loom facilities are provided to Individual beneficiaries.

2. Goods Vehicle :

The products produced by the SC/ST weavers are transported and marketed by using transport vehicle.

  • Subsidy (% age) for Sc’s/St’s : Subsidy Rs.5,00,000/-
  • How it helps : Registered SC/ST co-operative societies can utilize this transport vehicle to market the products produced by the weavers

3. Pre loom activity :

Under this scheme pre-loom machineries like winding, warping, testing and deing equipments will be provided to the SC/ST weavers.

  • Subsidy (% age) for Sc’s/St’s : Subsidy Rs.6,00,000/-
  • How it helps : It helps weavers to avail infrastructure like looms, Pre loom facilities are provided to Individual beneficiaries.

4. Mini powerloom park :

15 powerloom weavers have to register S.P.V or working under co-operative fold can utilize this scheme.

  • Unit cost & Subsidy for General : Rs.100.00 lakhs
  • Subsidy (% age) for SC’s/ ST’s : Maximum Rs.300.00 /90% of project cost which ever is less
  • How it helps : Power loom weavers by forming Special Purpose Vehicle(S.P.V) can get the infrastructure facilities such as roads, water, electricity, drainage system etc. at common place and they can start a unit of 4 powerlooms. It provides employment to the beneficiaries. This scheme caters to the need of infrastructure to be given to weavers.

5. Sizing Plant :

Beneficiaries having experience in processing/sizing can form an S.P.V and utilize this scheme to establish a sizing unit where there are more powerlooms cluster / area.

  • Unit cost & Subsidy for General : Maximum Rs.300.00 /50% of project cost which ever is less
  • Unit cost & Subsidy (% age) for SC’s/ ST’s : Maximum Rs.500.00 /90% of project cost which ever is less
  • How it helps : Amount will be given as subsidy to these units. This unit will generate employment to nearly 50-80 members

6.Processing Plant :

Beneficiaries having experience in processing/sizing can form an S.P.V and utilize this scheme to establish a sizing unit where there are more powerlooms cluster / area.

  • Subsidy for all : Maximum Rs.500.00 lakhs /50% of project cost which ever is less
  • How it helps : Amount will be given as subsidy to these units. This unit will generate employment to nearly 50-80 members

District wise details of Powerlooms Download
State Sector Schemes Details
2 Powerlooms Guidelines Download
rapier-shuttleless looms Download
power subsidy GO Download
Common Facility Centre Download
Express Feeder Download
Guidelines for Woolshed Weavers Ddevelopment Download
In-Situ upgradation of Powerlooms Download
Living Cum Workshed(LCW) Download
Mini Powerloom Park Download
Powerloom Complex Download
SCP-TSP Download
Share Capital to Powerloom Societies Download
Sizing Plant Download
SME under SCP Download
Textile Processing Unit Download
Weavers Special Package-New Components Download
Haveri Kamadodu SDC Download