Highlights of the Cluster Scheme since its inception is as under :-

The Corporation is running a handloom cluster development scheme in Kulllu (Himachal Pradesh under Integrated Handloom Cluster Development Scheme with the financial assistance of the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, New Delhi. The highlights of the cluster schemesince its inception is as under:-

  • 24 awarenace camps organized for 771 stakeholders.
  • 150 SGH's formed covering 3072 weavers with credit facilities of Rs. 14.00 lacs.
  • Trained 10 designers for the use of vegetable dyes and some of the weaver started using it.
  • One export procedure trainer was organized with participation of 25 weavers with the facility from I.I.T.F Delhi
  • Three exposure visit conduct to Palampur, Dharmashala, Chandigarh Hydrabad and varanasi, 47 weavers participated
  • Three product catalogue with live samples and one broacher of the cluster has been prepared. These were submitted in previous meetings
  • Direct marketing facility provided to over 350 weavers and indirect marketing facility to new 3000 weavers.
  • Total sale Rs. 2.00 crore realize so far (1.00 crore realize through exhibitions and BSM while Rs. 30.00 lacs realized from CCIC activities 3650 weavers.
  • 152 new designs developed so far no sales realized by the designer.
  • Nearly Rs. 14.00 lacs worth of yarn sold to the local weavers wherein 300 weavers benefited. 
  • Old CFC building has been upgraded and 16 Handlooms installed in the work shed with new technology for enhanced products. Work shed is having meeting room, information centre, sales counter, storeroom/yarn bank, warping machine and finishing/packaging room.
  • Two sales outlets opened at Kullu and Mandi.

Consortium Formation: - It was decided in the previous meetings that Corporation will work as consortium for the SHGs formed Cluster area.

Wage enhancement :- Wages of the weavers have increased from 40 to 125 per day. There of the weavers have increase of Rs. 85/- per day. The Weavers are working full time rather than part time in the past.

Achievement for the last four years are enclosed in the form of component wise achievement.

Detail of Funds received and Utilization - year wise (Amt. in Rs. Lacs)

SM Year Amount of Action Plan sanctioned Funds Received  Funds utilized Unsprent Funds
1 2006-07 19.05

2005.06 - 21.050


2006.07 - 27.650

2 2007.08 53.70


3 2008.09 35.20


4 2009.10 43.45

2010.11        43.45

26.58  2009.10
2.95 June 10
    151.40 141.20 123.81 17.39

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