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OFFICE OF HANDLOOMS AND TEXTILES, MADURAI.

1. ADDRESS

Office of the Asst.Director of Handlooms and Textiles,
5, Ramiah Cross Street,
Shenoy Nagar,
Madurai 625 020.
Phone : 2535669

2. OBJECT

The main object of this office is

1)            To bring handloom weavers in Co-operative Fold.
2)            To implement schemes of state & Central Government to weavers of
               Co-operative Societies
3)            To supervise the weavers Co-operative Societies.

3. FUNCTIONS OF WEAVERS CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES

1)            Issue yarn and wages to Weaver members.
2)            Implementing the state & Central Government schemes to the weavers.
3)            Producing cloth for Government Schemes.
4)            To Sale the cloth produced by weaver members to co-optex and public.

4. SCHEMES IMPLEMENTED TO HANDLOOM WEAVERS BY STATE & CENTRAL GOVERNMENT BY THIS OFFICE

a) WELFARE SCHEME

Sl.No                                         Name of the Scheme

1                                   Weavers Savings and Security Scheme
2                                   Weavers Family Pension Scheme
3                                   Weavers Old Age Pension Scheme
4                                   Weavers Health Package Scheme
5                                   Weavers construction of houses with work shed scheme.
6                                   Weavers construction of work shed Scheme
7                                   Scholarship for education through Dr.M.G.R. Trust.
8                                   Indian Institute of Handloom Technology Scholarship for Diploma.
9                                  Technical Education Through National Fashion Technology
10                                Awarding Prize to best design producing weavers.

b) WELFARE SCHEME:

1.                                Rebate subsidy.
2.                                Production of Low cost sarees.
3.                                Free Uniform Cloth Production.
4.                                Modernisation of show room.
5.                                Project Package Scheme.
6.                                Awarding prizes to best exporters.
7.                                Interest subsidy on cash credit loans.

 5. IMPLEMENTATION OF ACT & RULES:

The Co-operative societies are running in the purview of Tamil Nadu Co-operative Societies Act 1983 and Rules 1988.

 
 
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