WEST BENGAL KHADI & VILLAGE INDUSTRIES BOARD
BANKURA  DISTRICT  OFFICE.

 Organization and its objective:-Khadi and Village industries have the unique capacity to generate large employment opportunities in the rural areas at a low capital cost as well as creates entrepreneurship development and have therefore occupied an important place in the national economy. These Industries develop local initiatives, co-operation and spirit of self reliance in the economy and at the same time help in utilization of available manpower and other local resources in rural area through appropriate technology.

West Bengal Khadi and Village Industries Board, a statutory Board under Govt. of West Bengal is working with the above objective since 1959.

                                        

Boards Activities at a Glance.

i)Khadi Programme,
(ii) Village industries Programme.
(iii) Marketing programme
(iv)Training programme.

Implementing Agency :-

(i) Khadi Activities.:- Registered Institution/ Co-operative Society and Trust body certified by K. V. I. C. / K. V. I. B. are eligible to undertake Khadi activities with the financial assistance directly from K.V.I.C. / K.V.I.B. or from any commercial / Co-operative under interest subsidy scheme. The following support / Services are provided by K.V.I.C. / K.V.I.B. for promotion of Khadi activities.

(i) Working capital assistance to certified Khadi organization under Interest Subsidy scheme
      in the shape of ‘Govt. Rebate’.

(ii) Marketing assistance to certified Khadi Institution / Society on retail sale of different
      Khadi products.
(iii) Organization of Dist. Level / State Level / Regional and National level ‘Khadi Mela’
       as a part at marketing assistance.
(iv)   To bring all weavers spinners, reelers under ‘Artisans welfare fund’ to provide social
         Security to artisans members.
(v)    To bring all Khadi artisans under ‘Janasree Bima Yojana’ to provides accidental death &
         disability benefit to the artisans and also scholarship to their Children styding  ub ckass IX
         to XII under ‘Sikha Sahajog Yojana’.
             
         

Special programme for development ‘Khadi’ Activities:-   

 

Scheme of fund for regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI):-  

i) The objective of the scheme are to develop clusters of traditional industries in various parts
   of the country over a period of five years communing from 2005-06.
ii) To make traditional  industries more competitive with more market driven, productive, profitable
     and sustained employment for traditional industry artisans and rural entrepreneurs.  
iii) To strengthen the local governance system of industry cluster, with the active participation
      of the local stake holders, so that they are able to undertake development initiatives by
       themselves.

iv)  To build up innovated awl traditional skills, improved Technologies, advanced processes,
       market intelligence and new models of public private partnerships, so as to gradually
       replete Similar models of cluster based regenerated traditional industries.

                                  (For detail please visit K.V.I.C. Web-site in- www.kvic.org.in.)

02. Product Development, Design Intervention and Packaging (PRODIP)-

i) The scheme:- The K.V.I.C. will continue to implement the PRODIP scheme on project
    approach basis on the principle of one institution one product or group of products not
    exceeding five during the project duration bared on the material success of the project the
    same institution can be identified again for focusing on after products needing design
    intervention provided that no single institution will be sanctioned more than one project in
    a given financial year.

5.2. Eligible activities under the scheme :-Projects relating to improvement or experimentation
       with raw materials, yarn, fabric higher processes such as dyeing and printing tailoring,
       and all related aspect, packaging retail outlet improvement, lay out design etc will be
       eligible under the scheme.
5.3.1. Project relating to diversification of product line with the objective of increasing
           marketability will also be eligible for financing the scheme.
5.2.2. Projects relating to conversion of existing stocks to make them suitable products for market.
5.2.3. Projects relating to development of Khadi & V.I. Products as per the specification of
           DGS&D / B.I.S./GOVT./Institutional order (R.C.) will be eligible for financing under
           the scheme.
5.2.4. Projects relating to production of ‘National Flag’s as per B.I.S. specification provided
           only such Institution are identified as produce bunting cloth for the purpose.
6. Financial Pattern :-
6.1. Institution :- In case of eligible Institutional entities assistance will be limited to Rs.2.00
        lakh per project per year or 75% of the project cost which ever is lower.
6.2. Individual :- In the case of eligible entrepreneurial units assistance will be limited to
        Rs.1.00 lakh per project per year or 75% of the project cost which ever is lower.

Workshed scheme for Khadi Artisan :- Khadi and V. I. Commission has introduce a scheme title as the workshed scheme for Khadi Artisan envisaging to provide sufficient space and congenial environment to artisans for smooth and fatigue free working condition leading to enhanced production and increase earning.

 Objective :-
i)  To provide better ambiance by providing a better work place to enable them to carryout
     their spinning and weaving work efficiently.
ii) To provide more storing and working space for housing slivers, raw materials, implements
     and accessories.
Assistance under the scheme :- Financial assistance to those Khadi artisans/Weavers who belong to B.P.L. category. Assistance for construction of workshed will be provided through the Khadi Instt./Society with which the artisans are associated and the quantum of assistance will be as under.

Component.

Area per unit.

Amount of Assistance.

Remarks.

Construction/Renovation of workshed.

20  Sq. Meter.

Rs.25,000/- or 75% of the cost which ever is lower.

 

Raw material Bank :- The District Office of W.B. Khadi & V. I. Board is operating a
Raw-material Bank for procurement and sales of Tassar Cocoons since 1993-94. The main objective of the Bank are follows :-

*) To protect Tassar Cocoons rearers from distress selling.
    **)  To project Tassar Cocoon rearers from the clutches of  middle man by providing price
            support of their produce.
  ***)  To ensure supply of quality Tassar cocoons to different Khadi Institution/Society of
           Bankura and adjacent District.

            As per Boards order there is a District level purchase Committee headed by the Sabhadhipati, Zilla Parishad to monitor the operation of Raw-material Bank.

         Name and Address of Certified Khadi Instt./Society working in the District.

Sl.
No.

Name & Address of the Instt./Society.

Contact. No.

Sales Outlet.

Major product.

Remarks.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

1.

Silk Khadi Seva Mondal,
Bishnupur, Bankura.

03244-252045

3

Silk, Baluchari, Tassar & various types of cotton Khadi fabrics.

 

2.

Kshetriya Sree Gandhi Ashram, Sonamukhi,Bankura.

03244-275307

3

Silk, Baluchari, Tassar & various types of cotton Khadi fabrics.

 

3.

Sonamukhi Resham Shilpi Samabaya Sangha Ltd. Sonamukhi, Bankura.

03244-275274

1

Various types of Silk and Tassar Shirting & suitings.

 

4.

Gram Swaraj Sangha, Schooldanga, Bankura.

03242-250664

2

Various types cotton Khadi fabrics.

 

5.

Abhoy Ashram, Doltala, Bankura.

03242-254261

2

Cotton Khadi,

 

6.

Ranpur Mahamaya Khadi Pratisthan, Sonamukhi,Bankura

03244-274049

1

Silk, Muslin Khadi

 

7.

Onda Resham Khadi Pratisthan
P.O. Onda, Dist.Bankura.

03242-266553

1

Silk, Muslin Khadi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VILLAGE INDUSTRIES ACTIVITIES.

GUIDELINES ON PRIME MINISTER’S EMPLOYMENT
GENERATION PROGRAMME (PMEGP).
1. The Scheme :-

Government of India has introduced  a new credit linked subsidy programme called Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme(PMEGP) by merging the two schemes
that were in operation till 31-3-2008 namely Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana (PMRY) and
Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP) for generation of employment opportunities through establishment of Micro enterprises in rural as well as urban areas. PMEGP will be a central sector scheme to be administered by the Ministry of Micro,Small and MediumEnterprises  (MOMSME).The Scheme will be implemented by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)  a statutory organization under the administrative control of the Ministry of MSME as the single Nodal agency at the National level. At the State level, the scheme will be implemented through State KVIC Directorates, State Khadi and Village Industries Boards (KVIBs) and District Industries Centers (DICs) and Banks. The Government subsidy under the scheme will be routed by KVIC through the identified Banks for eventual distribution to the beneficiaries/ Entrepreneurs in their Bank accounts. The Implementing Agencies, namely KVIC, KVIBs and DICs will associate reputed Non government Organization (NGOs)reputed autonomous Institution /Self Help Groups(SHGs) /National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC)/ Udyami Mitras empanelled under Rajiv Gandhi Udyami Mitra Yojana (RGUMY), Panchayati Raj Institutions and other relevant bodies in the implementation of the Scheme, especially in the area of identification of beneficiaries, of area specific viable projects, and providing training in entrepreneurship development.

2. Objectives:-

     i) To generate employment opportunities in rural as well as urban areas of the country through
         setting up of new self employment ventures/projects/Micro enterprises.
ii) To bring together widely dispersed traditional artisans/Rural and urban unemployed youth
      and give them self-employment opportunities to the extend possible, at their place.
iii) To provide continuous and sustainable employment to a large segment of traditional and
      prospective artisans and rural and urban unemployed youth in the country, so as to help
      arrest migration of rural youth to urban areas.
iv) To increase the wage earning capacity of artisans and contribute to increase in the growth rate
      of rural and urban employment.

3. Quantum and Nature of Financial Assistance.
     Levels of funding under PMEGP.


Categories of beneficiaries under PMEGP.

Beneficiary’s contribution (of Project cost).

Rate of Subsidy
(of Project cost).

Area (Location of Project/unit)

 

Urban.

Rural

General Category,

10%

15%

25%

Special (including SC/ST/OBC/ Minorities/Women, Ex-serviceman, Physically Handicapped, NER, Hill and Border Areas etc.

 

5%

    
25%

 

35%

   Note- (i) The maximum cost of the project/unit admissible under manufacturing Sector is Rs.25.00 lakh.
              (ii)The maximum cost of the project/unit admissible under business/service Sector is Rs.10.00 lakh
             (iii) The balance amount of the total project cost will be provided by Banks as term loan.

4. Eligibility Conditions of Beneficiaries :-

  (i)  Any individual, above 18 years of age.

 (ii)  There will be no income ceiling for assistance for setting up projects under PMEGP.

(iii)  For setting up of project costing above Rs.10.00 lakh in the manufacturing Sector and above
        Rs.5.00 lakh in the business/service sector, the beneficiaries should possess at least VIII
        standard pass educational qualification.

(iv)  Assistance under the scheme is available only for new projects sanctioned specially under
       the PMEGP.

(v) Self Help Groups (including those belonging to BPL provided that they have not availed
      benefits under any other Scheme) are also eligible for assistance under PMEGP.

(vi) Institutions registered under Societies Registration Act. 1860;

(vii) Production Co-operative Societies, and

(viii) Charitable Trusts.

(ix) Existing Units (under PMRY, REGP or any other scheme of Government of India or State
       Government) and the units that have already availed Government Subsidy under any other
        scheme of government of India or State Government are not eligible.

1. A.  RURAL EMPLOYMENT GENERATION PROGRAMME.

          Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP) was introduced by Khadi &
         V. I. Commission in 1998-99 with a view to create employment opportunities in 
          Rural Non-farm Sector. The programme continues up to 2007-08. A consolidated
           performance Report of R.E.G.P. is given hereunder.

 

YEAR WISE PERFORMANCE OF RURAL EMPLOYMENT GENERATION
   PROGRAMME   IN THE DISTRICT AT A GLANCE .

Y E A R.

NO. OF NEW UNIT SET UP.

TOTAL BANK LOAN
 (RS. IN LAKH)

AMOUNT OF MARGIN MONEY
(RS. IN LAKH.)

EMPLOYMENT TO BE GENERATED AS PER PROJECT.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

1999-2000

 39

Rs. 40.89

Rs. 11.02

176

2000-01

 85

Rs. 110.18

Rs.  29.75

440

2001-02

 36

Rs.  90.79

Rs.  29.55

363

2002-03

 65

Rs. 199.42

Rs.  53.85

359

2003-04

 69

Rs. 214.48

Rs.  57.91

295

2004-05

 78

RS. 379.05

RS. 94.80

740

2005-06

103

RS. 392.04

RS. 98.00

1842

2006-07

 88

RS. 402.32

RS.100.50

1636

2007-08

302

Rs.1018.73

Rs. 260.40

4166

Total

865

Rs.2847.79

Rs. 754.29

10017

                                            PERFORMANCE OF P.M.E.G.P. DURING 2008-09.

 

NO. OF UNIT SANCTION.

TOTAL PROJECT COST.

AMOUNT OF MARGIN MONEY INVOLVED.

EMPLOYMENT TO BE GENERATED.

NO. OF UNIT DISBURSED.

MARGIN
MONEY
INVOLVED..

EMPLOYMENT TO BE GENERATED

66

Rs.335.94

Rs.104.32

566

63

Rs.97.59

520

 

           CONSOLIDATED REPORT IN RESPECT OF TARGET VIS-A-VIS PERFORMANCE 
        OF P.M.E.G.P. DURING 2009-10 (UP TO 30-11-2009 )

SECTOR

TARGET

SPONSORED.

SANCTIONED.

REMARKS.

 

PHY.

M. M.

EMP.

PHY.

M. M.

EMP.

PHY.

M. M.

EMP.

 

K. V. I. C.

35

42.00

350

06

6.93

30

-

-

-

 

K. V. I. B.

118

142.00

1180

193

487.88

2175

25

50.83

295

 

 

                                                                                                           District Officer:Bankura.

Source: District Officer, West Bengal Khadi & Village Industries Board, Bankura District Centre, Vide Memo. No. 524/XB/DO/BNK/web/09-10 dated : 03/12/2009.