Promotion of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries in Orissa

              As per the resolution of Government in Handicrafts & Cottage Industries Department in thus notification No.3427, dt. 11.8.1994, clarified as follows. Handicrafts & Cottage Industries means:

i)        All Handicrafts activities approved by the Director, Handicrafts & Cottage Industries as Handicrafts Industries.

ii)       All units approved by Director, Handicrafts & Cottage Industries as Coir activities.

iii)      a)       All units assisted by Orissa Khadi & Village Industries Board and K.V.I.C.

          b)      All activities which fall under the lists of Orissa Khadi & Village Industries Board but not financed by Orissa Khadi & Village Industries Board will be treated as Cottage Industries provided the total investment in Plant & Machinery would be up to maximum limit Rs.25,000/- and per capita investment in plant and machinery will not exceed Rs.5,000/-. Also the units will not have three phase power connection.

            Considering the potentiality of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries in generation of employment opportunity resulting in poverty alleviation and empowerment of women/weaker section in rural areas thrust is given under different schemes implemented by various agencies for promotion of this sector. The District Industries Centre at district level and Industries Promotion Officers at Block level play an important role in identifying artisans/entrepreneurs, selection of suitable schemes along with preparation of project reports and guide-them for availing the assistance. Besides, District Industries Centres/Industries Promotion Officers do have close liaison with different agencies to render necessary assistance/support service.

            With the assistance of various agencies of State Govt., Central Govt., & other agencies Handicrafts & Cottage Industries promoted in the State during the last 3 years are given in Table 5.1.

Table - 5.1

 (Investment -Rs. in Lakhs)

Name of the

1999  2000

2000  2001

2001  2002

District

No. of Units

Invest ment

Employ ment

No. of Units

Invest ment

Employ ment

No. of Units

Invest ment

Employ ment

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

Balasore

1922

445.98

2713

1747

288.32

2837

1300

197.20

2219

Bhadrak

1102

195.61

1233

1846

435.99

2908

1684

596.07

1983

Bolangir

1130

98.35

2492

1560

566.46

2446

1748

442.10

2748

Sonepur

379

9.46

758

110

20.75

93

239

53.50

239

Cuttack

131

20.85

262

05

2.47

67

1070

276.11

1207

Jagatsinghpur

 

 

 

273

51.16

592

845

291.14

1590

Jagatpur

 

 

 

03

0.04

13

820

269.41

1102

Kendrapara

24

2.22

24

366

58.40

633

650

245.80

650

Dhenkanal

 

 

 

 

 

 

607

52.34

607

Angul

 

 

 

45

17.55

95

130

44.50

147

Ganjam

1198

157.24

2396

2890

510.53

5684

2098

386.13

2256

Gajapati

194

5.03

493

282

42.36

475

338

58.52

425

Kalahandi

1317

129.48

2634

1060

519.42

2120

671

147.85

671

Nuapada

30

4.31

62

659

124.65

1138

235

43.05

235

Keonjhar

1653

394.46

3306

1512

364.45

3024

1222

309.64

2360

Koraput

785

119.27

1623

506

87.67

849

623

97.76

877

Nabarangpur

275

49.64

359

1581

223.70

3162

751

160.18

1369

Malkangiri

943

43.46

1398

499

101.76

890

261

53.52

618

Rayagada

604

45.45

841

451

17.65

451

1050

97.75

1205

Mayurbhanj

2401

521.94

4802

2927

132.67

2927

1331

153.84

1331

Phulbani

1445

407.75

2891

781

109.82

1562

1104

78.72

1408

Boudh

11

2.75

22

688

1.53

688

14

2.90

50

Puri

1112

166.71

1737

214

66.78

451

1974

474.84

3308

Bhubaneswar

214

11.57

214

212

4.20

244

1016

284.35

2074

Nayagarh

74

14.98

74

390

5.30

770

1338

172.38

1367

Sambalpur

134

5.85

268

290

41.65

566

523

133.97

527

Baragarh

53

4.87

107

341

57.74

682

973

282.40

1835

Jharsuguda

194

8.82

373

34

27.75

220

231

294.47

499

Deogarh

14

1.36

28

 

 

 

143

34.23

143

Sundergarh

1031

89.32

1725

1159

183.91

2054

1083

410.67

1783

TOTAL

18370

2956.73

32835

22431

4064.68

37641

26072

6145.34

36833

Registration of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries

          Handicrafts & Cottage Industries have needed recognition of their existence for securing finance, IPR, incentives, marketing support etc. As a sequel, Govt. in Industries Department have authorised the District Cottage Industries Officers for DICs for registering Handicrafts & Cottage Industries in their area of operation.

          The Procedure for registration is as follows:

1.       Handicrafts & Cottage Industries which have gone into production may apply in approved application form in triplicate to the District Cottage Industries Officers of concerned district in the prescribed format approved by the Director of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries. The application forms will be available in DICs free of cost.

2.       On receipt of the application, the District Cottage Industries Officer will make field visit and examine the eligibility of the units for registration, in accordance with the provisions of G.O.No.3427 dt.11.8.1994 of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries Department in serial No. (i), (ii) & (iii) which reads as follows:

          (i)      a)      All Handicrafts activities approved by the Director of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries may be registered as Handicrafts Industries.

                   b)      All units approved by Director of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries as Coir activity may be registered as Coir Industries.

          (ii)      All units assisted by Orissa Khadi & Village Industries Board/Khadi & Village Industries Commission may be registered as Cottage Industries.

          (iii)     All activities which fall under the list of Orissa Khadi & Village Industries Board but not financed by Orissa Khadi & Village Industries Board will be treated as Cottage Industries provided:

                   a)      The total investment in plant and machinery would be upto the maximum limit of Rs.25,000/-.

                   b)      The investment on plant & machinery per worker will not exceed Rs.5,000/‑.

          After due verification, the registration certificate will be issued by the concerned DCIO in favour of the units. The copies of the registration certificates will be sent to the concerned IPO and to the Directorate of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries for record.

 

APPLICATION FORM FOR REGISTRATION AS HANDICRAFTS & COTTAGE INDUSTRIES

1.       Name of the unit              :

          (in Block letters) 

2.       Address                                      :

3.       Name of the proprietor/

          Managing Partner/Secretary        :

4.       Type of Organisation

          Co-op. society/Partnership/Individual      :

5.       Category of unit

          Handicrafts/Coir/Salt/Cottage Industries  :

6.       Nature of activity :

          (Whether mfg./servicing/repairing/processing etc.)

7.       Whether traditional/trained artisan            :

8.       Name of the product/craft           :

9.       Date of starting production          :

10.     Whether registered under            :          

          O.C.S. Act/Societies Act/

          Factories Act/Sales Tax Act/

          Excise Act etc., If so, the

          registration No. & Date

11.     Production Capacity

          Items of Production                              Annual Capacity

                                                                 Quantity                  Value (in Rs.)                         

12.       Employment provided :

                        Category             S.C.   S.T.     Others           Total       Women

            a)         Skilled.

            b)         Un-skilled.

            c)         Others.

                        Total

13.       a)         Capital Investment (Existing).

                        i)          Land.

                                    (Please indicate area in sft.)

                        ii)         Building. (Please indicate plinth

                                    area and type of super structure)

                        iii)         Machinery & Equipments.

                                    (Please indicate the details of machinery)

            b)         Total fixed capital investment.

            c)         Working capital.

                        i) Borrowing if any.

                        ii) Own sources.

14.       Power required             :

            (Single Phase / 3 Phase)

15.       Source of raw materials            :

16.       Marketing arrangement :

17.       Any other information               :

            I do hereby declare that the particulars furnished above are true to the best of my knowledge and if at any stage the information given above are found false, the registration certificate if granted is liable for cancellation.

SIGNATURE OF THE APPLICANT

 

CHECK LIST

1.         Photostat true copy of document providing legal ownership or lease of the land on which the unit is established.

2.         Photostat true copy of House rent agreement in case of Rented House.

3          Copies of vouchers of all plant & machinery including installation.

4.         A certified list of all plant & machinery including installation, electrification, Generator, Transformer, Tools, Jigs, Moulds, Dies, indicating specification and cost of each in possession of the owner of the unit and any other unit under the same ownership, signed by the owner.

5.         Copy of Agreement with GRIDCO.

6.         Copy of energisation certificate (i.e., date of line charged) and first electric bill.

7.         Copy of Statutory licence or permission from appropriate authority (Municipality, NAC, Cinema Hall, Explosive licence)

8.         Copy of Sanction letter from Financial Agency.

9.         Copy of Article of Association & incorporation certificate from Joint Stock Company or Registered Partnership deed for partnership firm/co-op society/NGOs.

10.       Certificate to the effect showing Original Vouchers and documents to the verifying officer at the time of inspection.

11.       In case of self-financed unit, non-borrowing affidavit to be produced.

12.       Copy of first Raw-Material purchase bill.

13.       Copy of first Sale Bill.