1. Introduction
  2. Objective
  3. Strategy
  4. Infrastructure
  5. Industrial Area
  6. Land
  7. Road Network
  8. Railways
  9. Air Transport
  10. Sea Access
  11. Water
  12. Tourism
  13. Telecommunication
  14. Information Technology
  15. Power
  16. Special Economic Zone
  17. Human Resource Development
  18. State Infrastructure Development
    & Management System
  19. Export
  20. Foreign Investment
  21. Industrial Finance
  22. Unit Undertaking Expansion/
    Diversification/ Modernisation
  23. Industrial Sickness
  24. Promotion of
    Rural Industrialisation
  25. Employment Programmes
  26. Entrepreneurship Development
  27. Identification of Thrust Area
  28. Commercial Tax Reforms
  29. Fiscal Incentives
  30. Environment Protection
    and Pollution Control Clearance
  31. Simplification of Procedures
  32. Marketing Assistance
    and Other Linkages
  33. Consultancy Services
  34. Research and Development
  35. Miscellaneous
  36. Monitoring and Review
  37. Power of the State Government
  38. Annexure - I
  39. Annexure - II
  40. Annexure - III





Promotion of rural industries is among the priorities of the Government. This sector provides employment opportunities to vast sections of the society which mainly comprise of the weaker sections, the minorities and the women. This sector, in addition, has immense export potential which needs to be exploited to earn valuable foreign exchange for the country. To give thrust to the sector, the Government aims to provide benefits in the following areas :




Handloom is labour intensive cottage industry sector providing employment to around 1.50 lakh weavers throuhout the State.


Various incentives to the handloom weavers are being provided under Deendayal Hastkargha Protsahan Yojana, which aims at taking care of wide gamut of activities such as basic inputs like looms and accessories, product development, infrastructure support, institutional support, training to weavers, supply of equipment and marketing support, both at micro and macro levels in an integrated and coordinated manner for an overall development of the sector and benefit to handloom weavers.


The State Government shall also aid this sector by setting up Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) centres. In addition, marketing outlets shall also be set up. Steps shall be taken for upgradation of technology and improvement in existing looms. Raw material shall be provided through NHDC, design through CAD Centre, training to weavers, its production and manufacturing through State Run Weavers' Training Centres and Weavers' Service Centres of the Govt. of India. Weavers' Training Centre shall be upgraded by improving the quality of looms.




Handicrafts of Jharkhand reflects the cultural heritage, customs and traditions of the State. Suitable and effective steps shall be taken to provide training, improved tools, design development, technological improvement, raw material support, providing bank financing and marketing assistance to boost the growth of this sector.


The State will take steps to boost the manufacturing of sophisticated and intricate handicrafts in cane and bamboo works, wood carving, stone ware, brass ware, lac based handicraft items, paper mache, terracotta, etc.


The State Government shall set up a 'Handicraft Village' in Ranchi during initial phase and in Santhal Pargana in the next phase. This village would provide marketing platform to the rural artisans of the State. Craft Melas would be organised across the State to boost marketing in this sector. Handicraft emporiums would be set up at the District and the State level with private participation.




The KVI sector would be accorded high priority with the objective of promoting a selfreliant rural economy and decentralised process of growth.


The State Government would set up a Khadi and Village Industry Board to give impetus to this sector to provide services with respect to training, financing and marketing needs of various institutions, societies, co-operatives and individuals. Preference shall be given by Government departments/ institutions to products of Khadi and village Industries while making purchases.


The State Government would facilitate the setting up of a Bamboo Research Institute.




Jharkhand carries the envious status of producing 60% of the total tasar production of the whole country. The Government shall strive to attain the following objectives in a time bound manner:

  1.   quantum jump in production of tasar
  2. extensive plantation of Arjun/ Asan/ Sal/ Mulberry in the denuded forest areas, waste lands and other areas available for the purpose.
  3. To promote research and development to improve the product and productivity.




Various minor forest produce available in the state are mahua seed, sal seed, lac, kendu leaf, harre, behera etc. The Government shall encourage research and development for increasing use of minor forest produces, to increase the production and provide marketing assistance to give boost to this sector.

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