The scheme is aimed at increasing the income of pottery artisans by increasing production and enhancing the technical knowhow of pottery artisans by providing skill development training and modern equipment while at the same time reducing the cost of production and develop market linkages with exports and large buying houses
Skill-development training to SHGs of pottery- artisans on focused products like garden pots, khullad, decorator products etc.
Encouraging a potter to set up his own unit under the PMEGP scheme
Developing necessary market linkages through tie-ups with exports and large buying houses
Enabling innovation of various new products and raw materials to make international scale pottery
TYPE OF ASSISTANCE
Provision for a Wheel Pottery Training Program for traditional pottery artisans
Provision for a Press Pottery training program for pottery as well as non-pottery artisans
A Jigger-Jolly training program for pottery as well as non-pottery artisans
Provision for a trainer’s training program for skilled traditional pottery artisans wishing to work as master trainers
Provision of assistance in the form of Pottery Wheel, Clay Blunger, Granulator etc.
SCHEME APPLICABLE FOR
Artisans between 18-55 years of age
Preference would be given to the people trained in the related activity, people pursuing a similar activity, based on their education, profile, minimum of 50% to SCs / STs / Women candidates / BPL category
Non-pottery artisan willing to start new industry can be selected for training of press pottery and jigger-jolly etc.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications can be made by responding to the advertisements by State /Divisional Directors of KVIC locally through print and electronic media