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Government Of Assam Handloom Textiles & Sericulture Directorate of Handloom & Textiles

Mega Handloom Cluster


  • The Union Finance Minister announced Sivasagar Mega Cluster in his Budget Speech in 2008-09
  • The Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India has sanctioned a Mega Handloom Cluster for implementation at Sivasagar during 2009-2010
  • The maximum budget of Govt. of India share as Rs. 7000.00 lakhs.
  • The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI), Ahmadabad was selected by Govt. of India as Cluster Management and Technical Agency (CMTA) for implementation of the project under the scheme of Comprehensive Handloom Cluster Development Scheme (CHCDS) of Govt. of India.
  • Under the project the components of Common Facility Center (CFC), Workshed (Common and Individual), Dye House, Technology upgradation, Skill upgradation, Setting up of silk spinning unit etc. are to be set up at all the 9 blocks of the Sivasagar District through different implementing SPVs.
  • The Govt. of India has implemented the Mega Cluster scheme at Sivasagar directly by engaging 2 (two) SPVs in the 4 Blocks.
  • M/S Rangpur Wild Silk Fabric Co Ltd for Sivasagar Block and M/S Sristhi Handlooms Ltd. for Lakwa, Sonari and Dimow Blocks.
  • The block wise major achievement is shown below: 
Sl NoName of the Development Block Name of implementing SPVSummary of progress
1SivasagarRangpur Wild Silk Fabric Co. Ltd.CFC, Common Workshed, Yarn Bank, CATD lab, Spinning & reeling unit, show room are completed 
2LakwaShristi Handlooms LtdCFC, Dye House, Common Workshed, Yarn Bank, CATD lab, Spinning & reeling unit, show room are completed
3SonariShristi Handlooms LtdCFC and Common Workshed etc
4DimowShristi Handlooms Ltd  -do-
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