Schemes of State Govt.

        Various schemes implemented by State Govt. for promotion of Coir Industries in the state is given in Table-2.8.

TABLE 2.8

Name of the Scheme

Objective

Pattern of assistance

Eligibility

Whom to apply

1

2

3

4

5

Grant to Coir Cooperative Society (A Centrally sponsored Plan Scheme) (Managerial Assistance)

To appoint qualified managerial staff for operational efficiency and to meet day to day expenses.

On 50:50 basis by State Govt. and Central Govt. on tapering basis.

One time grant to viable registered Coir Coop. Societies

Concerned District Industries Centre.

Year

State Govt.

Central Govt.

Total

1st.

6000

6000

12000

2nd

4800

4800

9600

3rd

3600

3600

7200

4th

2400

2400

4800

5th

1200

1200

2400

Share capital investment in primary coir co-operative society (A Centrally sponsored Plan Scheme)

To strengthen financial base, to avail institutional finance, to enhance production, to provide employment to members.

On 50:50 basis by State Govt. and Coir Board GOI limiting to maximum Rs.1800/- per member.

Registered and viable Primary Coir Coop. Society.

-do-

Share Capital Investment in Orissa Coop. Coir Corpn. Ltd.

-do-

Limiting to investment by State Govt. as per bye-laws of Corporation.

State Apex Coir Cooperative organization.

Director of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries, Orissa, Bhubaneswar.

Construction of show room-cum-godown by primary Coir Coop. Society. ( A central Plan Scheme)

To provide storage godown and show-room facilities for the coir product.

N.C.D.C. to State Govt. 75% of estimated cost as loan 25% of the estimated cost as grant. State Govt. to Society Loan-50% Grant-50% Limiting to maximum of Rs.1.00 lakh to primary C.S.

Any registered viable primary Coir Coop. Society

Concerned Districts

Industries Centre.

Promotion of Coir Industries

a)   To strengthen infrastructure facilities through construction of common work-shed and supply of machinery.

b)   Publicity through electronic media/participation in exhibition.

c)   To provide skill training at the doorstep of artisan

d)            To provide higher training through developmental training centre.

100% grant by State Govt.

a)   All 5 departmental training centres including mobile training centre.

b)   Any viable primary coir co-op. society.

c)             Any voluntary organisation engaged in coir production.

Director of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries, Orissa, Bhubaneswar / concerned Districts

Industries Centre.

Market development assistance. (A centrally sponsored plan scheme)

a)   To promote the sale of coir and coir products manufactured by coir co-op. and public sector enterprises, committed to payment of minimum wages and better employment opportunities.

@10% of average annual sale turnover during the preceding 3 years. The assistance is to be shared by State Govt. and Govt. of India on 1:1 basis

Primary and apex coir cooperative societies and other public sector enterprises.

Concerned Districts

Industries Centre.

Establishment of Model Coir Village(A Central Plan Scheme)

To improve the working and living conditions of the Coir workers.

One time grant of Rs.3.00 lakh.

Primary coir cooperatives/SSI units/NGOs functioning in areas with concentration of coir artisans

Concerned Districts

Industries Centre.

Establishment of Rubberised Coir Plant at Bhubaneswar by OCCC Ltd. (ICDP)

To manufacture value added items like mattresses, pillows, cushions etc. and to create employment opportunities.

NCDC to State Govt. 75% term loan.20% Grant.5% own contribution on reimbursement basis.

State Apex organisation

Director of Director of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries, Orissa, Bhubaneswar.