Central Govt Schemes
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  • The Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency (MUDRA) scheme aims to provide adequate and timely assistance from Banks to Handloom Weavers and Weaver entrepreneurs to meet their credit requirements. The scheme will be implemented both in Rural and Urban areas.
  • Concessional credit component for handloom sector will now be available only through MUDRA Yojana for Individual weavers and weaver entrepreneurs.
  • Minimum loan per loom for cotton products should be Rs. 50,000/- and around Rs.1.00 lakh for silk products and maximum limit upto Rs. 5.00 lakhs.
  • Margin money assistance @ 20% of the Project cost subject to a maximum of Rs. 10,000/- per weaver will be provided.
  • The maximum interest subvention would be capped at 7% interest subsidy as first disbursement.
  • Credit Guarantee for (3) years through Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE).
  • Margin Money, Interest subsidy will be provided by the office of the DCH directly to the banks.
  • An amount of Rs.394.50 lakhs loan sanctioned to 724 Weavers under the scheme in the year 2016-17.
  • An amount of Rs. 5227.00 lakhs loan sanctioned to 10337 weavers under the scheme in the 2017-18.
  • An amount of Rs.3289.76 lakhs loan sanctioned to 6114 weavers under the scheme in the 2018-19.
  • An amount of Rs.757.56 lakhs loan sanctioned to 1091 weavers under the scheme in the 2019-20 (upto 31.10.2019).

The converged MGBBY is an insurance scheme offering life insurance cover and accidental insurance cover for death or disability for a closed group of handloom weavers/workers in the age group of 51-59 years who were already enrolled under the MGBBY on 31.5.2017.

Handloom Weavers/workers in the age group of 51-59 years who were already enrolled under the MGBBY on 31.5.2017 will be eligible to get insurance cover under this scheme. No new enrolment of weavers in the 51-59 years age group will be done under this scheme on or after 01.6.2017.


Natural death Rs. 60,000/-
Accidental death Rs.1,50,000/-
Total Disability Rs.1,50,000/-
Partial Disability Rs.75,000/-


GOI share Rs.290/-
LIC share Rs.100/-
Weavers/worker share Rs. 80/-
Total premium Rs.470/-
Handloom Weavers Comprehensive Welfare Scheme

Pradhan Mantri  Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) were launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minster for creating universal and affordable Social Security System.  While PMJJBY provides life insurance cover, PMSBY provides accidental insurance cover for accidental death or disability.

Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)

PMJJBY is an Insurance Scheme offering life insurance cover for death due to any reason. It would be a one year cover renewable on year to year basis .

All Handloom weavers/workers in the age group of 18-50 years.

Rs.2.00 lakhs payable on beneficiary’s death due to any cause, for one year period from 1st June to 31st May.


GOI share Rs.150/-
LIC share Rs.100/-
Weavers/worker share Rs.80/-
Total premium Rs.330/-
Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)

PMSBY is an insurance scheme offering accidental insurance cover for death or disability. It would be a one year cover, renewable from year to year basis.

All Handloom weavers/workers in the age group of 18-50 years.

Risk coverage available will be Rs.2.00 lakhs for accidental death and permanent total disability and Rs.1.00 lakh for permanent partial disability, for one year period from 1st June to 31st May.

The annual premium of Rs.12/- will be borne entirely by the Govt. of India.

  • Uppada Jamdhani fabrics were registered under the Geographical Indication (G.I).No.122 Act dt: 05.03.2009.
  • Venkatagiri Sarees registered with G.I.No.189 ,dt:11.05.2011.
  • Mangalagiri Sarees registered with G.I. No.198, dt.15.1.2013.
  • Dharmavaram Sarees registered with G.I.No.215,dt: 31.03.2014.

Aimed at providing a common identity to the diverse Handloom Products of the country.  The scheme also aims to assure the buyer about the genuineness of the origin of Handloom Product being purchased.  Textile Committee, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India has been engaged as the Implementing Agency for the Handloom Mark Scheme.

So far 403 PWCSs / Agencies / Individuals / Master Weavers and MAC Societies are registered under the scheme.


The objective of the scheme to ensure quality in designing and weaving and defect free product for safe guarding interests of the buyers, to ensure compliance with relevant social and environmental laws, to promote production of high end products and to facilitate marketing of Handloom products through e-commerce which is being implemented by Ministry of Textiles, GoI.


The Scheme aims to provide additional marketing avenues to the Primary Handloom Weavers Coop. Societies to dispose off their piled up stocks. Series of Handloom Exhibitions are being conducted in the State with the assistance of Central and State Governments.

Exhibitions and Sales particulars for the year 2017-18: Rs. in lakhs

Sl.No Events No.of Events Conducted Sales Effected
1. Special Handloom Expos 4 1496.80
2. National Handloom Expos 7
Total 11 1496.80

7 Events (SHEs – 4 (Ongole, Ananthapur, Kadapa and Rajamahendravaram) and NHEs - 3(Guntur, Vijayawada and Kolkata) were sanctioned by GOI and conducted, with sales worth  of Rs.813.80 lakhs  in the year 2017-18.

Four National Handloom Expos were sanctioned and conducted by the Govt. of A.P during the year 2017-18 and sales effected for Rs.683.00 lakhs.


Government of India enacted Handlooms (Reservation of Articles for  Production) Act, 1985 and the following (11) Articles are reserved for exclusive production by Handlooms.

1. Saree
2. Dhoti
3. Towel and
a) Gamcha
b) Angavastram
4. Lungi
5. Bed Sheet / Bed Cover
6. Durry or Durret (Jamakkalam)
7. Dress Material
8. Kambals Barrack Blankets
9. Shawl / Muffler
10. Woolen Tweed
11. Chaddar

Instructions were issued to all the Assistant Directors (H&T) / Authorized Officers and Regional Deputy Directors (H&T) / Deputy Director (Enf.) in the State to implement the Act strictly.  So far (18) FIRs were filed against the Powerloom Unit Holders who have violated the Handlooms (RAP) Act 1985. Out of (18) Cases, (14) Cases were disposed and (4) Cases are under trail / investigation. Details are under here:

Sl. No Name of the Dist No. of cases booked No. of cases disposed No. of cases in which penalties imposed Cases pending
1. Ananthapur 7 6 3 1
2. Chittoor 10 7 6 3
3. Guntur 1 1 0 0
Total 18 14 9 4

The Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India has launched Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS) with the primary mandate of enhancing, supporting institutions to build capacity for skill development in the organized Garment sector, implemented during 12th Plan.

To address the trained manpower needs of textiles and related segments including Handicrafts, Handlooms, Sericulture, Jute, Technical Textiles etc., by developing a cohesive and integrated framework of training based on the industry needs. Addressing this need is critical for enhancing the competitiveness of the industry in the globalized economy.

To increase the employability of residents of the target areas through imparting of skills in the above segments.

To ensure that the scheme is so designed as to cater to the wide range of skill sets required in various segments as listed above, while simultaneously ensuring sufficient flexibility to meet the dynamic needs of these segments over a period of the next five years.

Govt. of A.P. has entered MoU with Ministry of Textiles, New Delhi under Component-III and was given a target of 23,200 to A.P. for the remaining 3 years of 12th Plan (i.e., 2014-2015 to 2016-17). Further the Ministry of Textiles, New Delhi has reduced the Target to 12,000 to achieve as on 31 March, 2017. Govt. A.P. has achieved the physical Target of 11055 as on date.

Sl. No. Year Target Amount released by Govt. of India (in lakhs) Achievement
Physical Financial
(in lakhs)
1 2014-15 2400 348.00 2854 348.00
2 2015-16 4800 0 4305
3 2016-17
(up to  31-03-2017)
4800 0 3896
4 2017-18 -- 157.14 -- 157.14
5 2017-18 -- 102.54 -- 102.54
6 Additional Target
1000 20.37 859 20.37
Total 13000 607.68 11914 607.68