Visitor No. 240227

TrivandrumHandloom Cluster
Major Highlights up to March 2011

  • Yarn supplied worth Rs. 49.40 Lakhs at mill gate price.
  • Cluster has achieved total sales of Rs.95.17 Lakhs till the date. Rs.15.00 Lakhs was retails sales through exhibitions, Rs.79.50 Lakhs’ orders generated through BSM and other buyers and Rs0.67 Lakhs sales through CCIC.
  • By attending the Expos and BSMs at Metros Cities,. Weavers understood the market development, various products & technique of weaving of other clusters.
  • A Grand Buyer seller Meet was conducted at Trivandrum during 28th &29th November 2008. M/s Eco Tex consortium got order for Rs 64 Lakhsand the supply is continuing.
  • 97 SHGs formed and the SHGs opened bank account. The grading process of the 97 SHGs is in progress.15 SHG grading completed
  • 67 paper designs converted on clothe; 50 nos samples are developed. Total 201 new designs submitted by designer.
  • Launched cotton readymade shirts “Royal Elegance” during 2009 Onam Festival season.
  • Product catalogue Volume I, II & III prepared.
  • Weaving accessories -700 sets issued to weavers at subsidy rate. Quality and the productivity of products improved.
  • The CFC Building construction completed and inaugurated on 12-4-2011.
  • Dye House: For the up gradation of the existing Dye House of the Implementing Agency at Nemom, Dye House Equipments like Kier boiler, Hydro extractor and Dyeing tanks purchased and installed and dye house is functional
  • An Exposure visit was conducted to Kanchipuram, Arani, Selam and Madurai to study the technique of silk weaving.
  • Silk weaving training programmes conducted at Venganoor village. Silk weaving introduced at Trivandrum Cluster. In ‘2’ looms silk saree  and one loom silk shirting production stared
  • Orientation workshop on Dyeing, Printing conducted in Kollayil, Nemom and Kalamachal. Weavers got training in Natural colour Dyeing, Block Printing, Bathik Printing, stencil printing.
  • As the part of Publicity a 30 seconds Add film 1st and 2nd prepared and telecasted in Asianet and Kairali   TV channels during Vishnu & Onam 2009 and Vishu 2010 festival season.
  • A Documentary Film of Trivandrum Cluster was prepared in  the language Malayalam (“Thanal Tharunna Kootaima”) and English (“Under the shade of Cluster” )
  • Street Sizers at Balaramapuram got the sizing brushes and allied equipments through IHCD Project which results the improvement of sizing quality. Distribution of street sizing equipments is in progress.
  • Enrolled 251 members in the ICICI Lombard Health Insurance scheme and 632 members in JBY Insurance scheme .
  • Workshop Modernization assistance to 250 weavers @Rs 4000/- .1st Installment paid to the weavers. Loom Modernization assistance to 400 weavers @Rs 2250/- !st installment paid to the weavers
  • Fund Utilization:  Year 2006-07 to 2010-11

Total Amount Sanctioned: Rs. 168.85 Lacs

Total Amt. released by DCH, office: Rs.141.02 Lacs up to Sept.10

Total Amount Utilized     : Rs.107.70 Lacs up to March .11)

% of utilization against fund released: 77%