·      Introduction

·      Objective

·      Strategy

·      Land

·      Mines

·      Water

·      Infrastructure

·      Human Resources Development

·      Skill Development

·      Entrepreneurship Development

·      Incubation Centre

·      Industrial Area Development Authority

·      Development of New Private Industrial Area

·      Industrial Corridor

·      Industrial Parks

·      Special Economic Zone

·      Cluster Development

·      Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)

·      Value Addition

·      Promotion of Sericulture, Handloom & Handicraft

·      Textile and Apparel

·      Promotion of Agro Food Processing based Industries

·      Automobile and Auto Components

·      Energy

·      Promotion of FDI

·      Information Technology / Bio Technology

·      Tourism

·      Film Industry

·      Export Promotion

·      Industrial Sickness

·      Industrial Finance

·      Incentives & Concession

·      Expansion / Modernisation / Diversification

·      General Provisions

·      Date of Production

·      Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

·      Facilitation

·      Monitoring & Review

·      Power of the State Government

·      Annexure – I

·      Annexure – II

·      Abbreviation




20.1    Jharkhand ranks first in the country in production of Tasar Silk. In order to maintain the leading edge and give special thrust to the sector, Jharkhand Silk, Textile and handicraft Development Corporation (JHARCRAFT) was established in 2006 to provide support in design, training, entrepreneurship development, marketing, raw material support in clustered and organized manner by grouping local artisans, SHG’s and NGOs involved in similar activities. JHARCRAFT has emerged as a brand not only in the country but also abroad. JHARCRAFT is supporting more than 2.0 lakh rearers, reelers, spinners, weavers, artisans etc. It also maintains cocoon banks using existing infrastructure besides creating new infrastructure with the financial support of the State Government and has 18 marketing outlets in cities including Ranchi, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Marketing is also being extended under franchisee mode.

20.2    Skill development efforts in the area of Sericulture, Handloom and Handicraft have been intensified with the setting up of Jharkhand Silk Training Centre, Kharsawan, in collaboration with NIFT, Kolkata; Saheed Nirmal Mahto Institute at Bhagaiya in collaboration with NID, Ahmedabad; and Apparel Training Centre, Namkum, Ranchi in collaboration with Export Promotion Council, GOI.

20.3    Further expansion of this sector for setting up of reeling / spinning / weaving etc. is envisaged in PPP mode with viability gap funding.

20.4    (a)     State Govt. will make efforts to set up in each district of the State at least one unit for sericulture, handloom, handicraft (one of these or mixed) activities for generation of direct employment of atleast 250, if one of the above mentioned activities is taken up for implementation and 1000, if all the activities are taken up for implementation.

            (b)  Activities under (a) may be taken up under joint venture, PPP mode or as Private Enterprises under broad supervision and assistance of Director, Handloom, Handicraft and Sericulture / Jharcraft.

            (c)  All necessary help / assistance in marketing of products will be extended by Jharcraft.

20.5    (a)  Financial assistance will also be extended for establishment of Skill Development Centre (SDC).

            (b)  The assistance will be restricted to Rs 5,000 maximum per trainee to be trained in such SDC.

            (c)  The SDC will have a minimum training capacity of 2000 trainees per year.

            (d)  Financial Assistance of 90% of training cost will be provided to SC/ ST/ Physically Handicapped / women and 75% to others.

            (c)       SDC will be duly graded by competent Authority.

20.6    Quality power supply will be made available to powerlooms.

20.7    (a)  Interest rate subversion of 2% will be given against working capital to weavers, reelers, spinners, handicraft artisans etc of Self Help Groups (SHG) of 10 or more members for producing articles / products worth more than Rs 1 lakh per member.

            (b)  This financial benefit will be available to such SHGs who are registered with JHARCRAFT / KVIB / NABARD / Government / PSU / Scheduled Financial Institutions / Banks and are supplying products worth Rs 10 lakh or more per annum for sale through Jharcraft / KVIB / any authorised State Government approved agency.

            (c) A detailed administrative procedure will be worked out in consultation with NABARD, Financial Institutions etc.





















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