The scheme aims at establishing the traditional artisans and industries into clusters in order to support them towards competitive for long- term sustainability goals.
Enabling traditional artisans to deliver sustainable employment.
Financial Support: Government of India support up to INR 5 cr. for more than 500 artisans and INR 2.5 cr. up to 500 artisans.
Enabling in setting up production facilities with modern machineries. Providing raw material support. Other support including marketing -business development and digitization.
Soft Interventions up to INR 25 lakhs for skill development, exposure visits, buyer seller meets
SCHEME APPLICABLE FOR
Present artisans from traditional industries
Cluster of artisans in sectors such as Handicraft, Textile, Agro-Processing, Bamboo, Honey, Coir, Khadi etc.
Enabling support to traditional industries and artisans to provide sustainable employment through:
(i) Hard Intervention in setting up physical infrastructure with CFCs, latest machines, raw material banks, and
(ii) Soft Intervention in market promotion initiatives, skill development, etc. in clusters.
Financial assistance of up to 90% (95% in NER, J&K and Hill Areas) of Hard Intervention cost and entire cost of Soft Intervention.