Status of Coir Industry in Orissa

In the state of Orissa Coir Industries are promoted under Co-operative sectors as well in SSI by individual artisans. Besides, there a number of NGOs are also engaged in production of various coir items. The district-wise data of the Coir Industries in the State in all the above sectors for 2001-02 are given in the Table-2.3. Production of coir fibre and other coir goods (except rubberised coir goods) for last 3 years is given in Table-2.4.

TABLE 2.3

Name of the District

No. of Co-op. Societies

No. of SSI/ Artisan Units

No. of NGOs

Total

Production (Rs. in lakh)

Employment

Remarks

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Puri

12

244

9

265

413.71

4903

 

Khurda

5

32

6

43

11.60

1507

 

Nayagarh

1

5

2

8

4.53

127

 

Ganjam

3

11

4

18

92.38

938

 

Keonjhar

2

-

-

2

0.09

17

 

Cuttack

3

19

3

25

22.4

215

 

Jagatsinghpur

7

37

2

46

13.7

537

 

Kendrapara

6

2

-

8

11.09

430

 

Jajpur

4

1

-

5

1.8

51

 

Bhadrak

4

2

-

6

2.15

43

 

Balasore

7

11

1

19

12.2

532

 

Sundargarh

1

-

-

1

-

-

New Coir CS

Total

55

364

27

446

585.65

9300

 

TABLE - 2.4

(Production : Rs. in lakhs)

Types of Coir product

1999-2000

2000-2001

2001-2002

1

2

3

4

White Fibre

2.50

2.20

2.12

Brown Fibre

272.92

148.00

136.05

Coir Yarn & Rope

396.10

222.00

236.81

Coir Products

299.20

199.20

210.68

Total

970.72

571.40

585.66