District : Chickmagalur                 

State : Karnataka

Rural Industries 

The department  intends  to  provide  technical & Marketing support to  artisans  working  in the different  part of the district. Specially artisans working in wood carving, black smith, Bee- keeping, General Engineering, & such as non-agro  based activities in the rural areas of the district.

 Schemes :-

  1) Rural Artisan Programme:- In this  programme, subsidy  given to rural  artisans for construction  of living cum work sheds. Unit cost is Rs. 40000-00, & subsidy is Rs. 16,000-00

 2) Interest Subsidy  to Rural Artisans:- Interest  subsidy  will be provided for artisans those who are availing loan  from financial institutions (With in 2.00 lakhs) 5% Above the 7% on the rate of Interest  will be given as Interest Subsidy.

 3) Seminars & exibitions :- Seminars & exhibitions are also conducted at Hobli & Taluk Level to highlight  the  department's schemes, incentives, concessions & to provide marketing Assistance  to rural artisans.

 4) Bee-keeping:- Seven days training  in  the  Bee-keeping with the association of voluntary organisations  will  be  given under  Annual  Bee-keeping  plan.

 5) Special Component Plan & Tribal Sub Plan:- special  Schemes are also being Implemented on the above line for schedule cast & schedule Tribes under this plan. In which  the Artisans get  a benefit of 60% subsidy  maximum of 24,000-00 for Construction of Living cum Work sheds.

        The ARTISAN TRAINING INSTITUTE comes under zilla panchayath, training is given to rural  unemployed  beneficiaries  in the crafts like Carpentry, Black smith, & Rattan for a period of 2 years , 2 years, 1 &1/2 years respectively . Stipend of Rs 300/- per month is given to these Beneficiaries.

Documents to be submitted by an artisan for Living cum work sheds, Under rural artisan programme, special component plan & Tribal sub plan

1)     Application  with  photo

2)     Documents for having their own sites

3)     Plan   & estimate approved by  an engineer

4)     Caste certificate ( for s.c.p & t.s.p programmes)

5)     Licence from gram panchayath for construction of living cum work sheds.

6)     Gram sabha resolutions.

7)     Declaration from beneficiaries for not having  houses Under any government sponsored schemes.

For  further  Details  contact  :-             





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