Visitor No. 240227
Progress Report   2007 - 2008 and Action Plan 2008 - 2009
Name of the Cluster: Bargarh            
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY: BOYANIKA , Bhubaneshwar 
PROGRESS REPORT [2007-08] & ACTION PLAN [2008-09]
2007-08
Amount Sanctined : Rs 61.75 Lakhs
Amount Utilized : Rs 38.12 Lakhs
Utilization : 61.73% 
2007-08
Sr No  Physical Activity             Physical
Target [Frquency / No:]
Financial Target
[Rs. In lakhs]
Physical
Achievement
[2007-08]
Financial Achievements [2007-08] Remarks 
A.  Social Activity:
 
1 SHG formation & strengthening
50
1.50
30
0.65
Thirty  [30] Weavers Group Formed.
2 CDCG meeting
5
0.25
2
0.10
2 CDCG meetings conducted.
3 Meeting with Banker / Stakeholders for improving Credit Availability
10
0.50
1
0.05
210 weavers credit linked worth Rs 51.20 lakhs

4 Formation of Consortia / Apex organisation
2
0.50
2
0.30
Consortium of SHG Weavers - [Coverage 3411Weavers]-               (1) Gangadhar Meher Ikat Club - 11 Master weavers and 400 weavers                       (2) Sambalpuri Ikat Bunkar Sangh   covering 3000 weaves consortia has started joint marketing activity& supply of quality raw materials to the stake holders.
5 Publishing of Quarterly news magazine / Hoardings
4
0.40
2
0.20
Success Stories of Cluster prepared in 2007-08, to be continued in year 2008-09. Hoardings to be put up at select locations for publicity.
B.  Marketing Activity
 
1 Exhibitions / Sales Cum Buyer-Seller Meet
3
6.00
10
7.73
Sales worth Rs 40.25 Lakhs generated.
2 Buyer- Seller meet
3
3.00
2
1.27
This activity Clubbed with  B (1) Above 
3 Product Catalogue
1
2.00
-
-
One product Catalogue developed in the year 2006-07. New Designs developed will be put in the new product catalogue being proposed. 
3 Creation of web portal
1
0.50
1
0.50
Common Web Portal done by NRA.
4 Visit to export house
2
1.00
1
0.48
Selected Exporters from Kolkata visited and Invited to the Clusters. Orders Expected Shortly. 
C.  Technology Upgradation
 
1 Engagement of Professional Designer and Development of new Products
1
5.00
1
3.10
36 new paper designs provided out of which 18 new products developed. Rs. 50/- (approx.) saved per sari by simplifying the existing design as a result of which Rs. 300 – 400/- saved per month. 50 New products to be developed for Rs 1.20 Lakhs.
2 Training on Design Development (Local Designer Training) 
2
2.00
0
0.00
This Activity not carried out in 2007-08. Not being proposed for the next year since it happens to be a part of Designers' Input. 
3 Weavers’ Training  (IIHT)
2
4.00
2
1.82
Weavers started adopting new techniques like jacquard, improved dobby which was not practiced in the cluster. 
4 Training on Improved Dyeing Procedure
2
3.00
1
1.05
UICT, Mumbai - Training on Reactive and VAT dyeing. 10 Dyers have been trained. Being Poposed for next year as training for Tie & Dye.  Including Vegetable Dyeing. Professional Dyers to be hired. 
5 Dyeing Training with natural dyes
1
1.50
-
0.00
Not done in the year 2007-08. 
6 Up-gradation of existing Dyeing facilities, setting up of CFC
1
11.88
1
7.88
Done in the Sambalpuri Vastralaya Premises. Machineries like quality testing etc; Installed. 
7 Establishment of Dye House
1
5.72
1
1.05
Being established along with CFC in the same premises. 
7 Sales Center 
2
4.00
2
4.00
Renovation work of Sales centre done at Two locations.
8 Exposure Visit
2
4.00
2
2.94
Modern technology on pre-loom processing adopted as a result of which wage earning increased by Rs. 500 – 700/- per month.

9 Corpus Fund for Yarn Depot
1
5.00
1
5.00
One Cycle of yarn covering 200 weavers supplied by NHDC. The same corpus to be utilized for next year.
   
61.75
38.12