Department of Textiles & Handloom


Handlooms Strategy
  • Strengthening the working capital base of the Primary weavers Co-operative societies to develop modernized looms, accessories, training to weavers, marketing support and design innovations.
  • Organizations of Handloom Clusters for implementation of developmental schemes to boost production and sale of handloom goods through the members of the societies.
  • Promotion of Handloom exports.
  • Besides these, schemes such work-shed-cum-housing, Health package to weavers, Bunakar Bima Yojana and Interest subsidy to PWCS on NABARD loan are operating in KBK areas of the State with assistance from the State Govt., as well as the Central Govt. under Revised long term action plan schemes.
  • Handloom & Craft development of rural artisans in KBK district.

Sericulture Strategy
  • Self-employment opportunity to the tribal/BPL families.
  • Plantation of trees like Assan & Arjun for utilization in silkworm rearing and production of Tassar Cocoons.
  • Up-gradation of degraded forest land for Tassar culture
  • Mulberry silkworm activity in in-door getting leaf from mulberry garden providing periodical income to the farmers all round the year.
  • Growing castor plants in wild or cultivable farms for silkworm rearing to provide additional income to the castor growers through Eri culture.

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