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Handloom Schemes


  • To develop a strong, vibrant Handloom Sector to provide sustainable employment to Handloom weavers.


  • To make the  Handloom sector self sustainable for inclusive growth.
  • Empowerment of the weavers through  technological upgradation.
  • Focused, flexible and holistic approach to meet the challenges of domestic and global market.
  • Brand building in global and domestic markets.
  • Easy access to raw material at reasonable prices.


  • To ensure overall development of the Handloom, including welfare of handloom weavers.
  • To provide new upgraded looms and accessories to handloom weavers.
  • To provide subsidized yarn in the clusters areas.
  • Market orientation by associating entrepreneurs, designers, and professionals for marketing, designing and managing the production.
  • To facilitate process of credit from financial institutions/banks.


  1. Cluster Development Project in NER
  2. Technological Upgradation of Handlooms in NER
  3. Market Promotion of Textiles and Handloom Products in NER
  • Handlooms Weavers Comprehensive Welfare Scheme
  1. Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana
  2. Health Insurance Scheme
  • Enforcement Wing
  1. Central assistance for Implementation of the Handlooms (Reservation of the Articles for Production) Act 1985

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