Visitor No. 240227
Progress Report   2007 - 2008 and Action Plan 2008 - 2009
Name of the Cluster: Bhagalpur          
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY: ASEED,  NEW DELHI
PROGRESS REPORT [2007-08] & ACTION PLAN [2008-09]
2007-08                            
Amount Sanctioned: 76.15 lakhs 
Amount Utilized: 67.17 lakhs 
 % of utilization : 88.21%                          
2007-08
Sr. No 
Physical Activity             
Physical
Target [Frquency / No:]
Financial Target
[Rs. In lakhs]
Physical
Achievement
[2007-08]
Financial Achievement [2007-08]
Remarks 
1 Exhibition
5
10.00
8
9.99
Participated in 3 Exhibitions commonly organized under IHCDP. Total retail sales generated Rs. 32.45 Lakhs & order received Worth Rs. 16.44 Lakh . 
2  BSM
3
3.00
15
1.12
3 Creation of web portal
1
0.50
1
0.50
Common Web Portal Prepared by NRA
4 Designers Engagement
1
5.00
1
0.30
7 New Designs introduced in Scarves & Sarees. 50 New Garment [Apparels] Produced. Designer left in between. New Designer Appointed recently.
5 New product Development & Product fabric catalogue
1
4.00
1
2.74
Product developed for 1 new Sari design. One Product catalogue developed. Production work for new product in progress with 30 new designs for scarves & Fabric.
6 Study CFC feasibility
1
0.50
1
0.31
Report submitted & approved by DC (HL)
7 Machinery & equipment for CFC & Dye House
1
35.645
1
35.645
Civil Work completed. Tender for supply of machinery floated. CFC & Dye house will start  functioning in the month of June 2008.
8 Stake Holders workshop
2
0.50
1
0.25
One workshop conducted with 100 weavers/ traders and 25 officials from government department participated & deliberated on improvements for for better implementation of the scheme. 
9 Formation of SHG
50
1.50
50
1.50
50 SHG formed / Bank account opened.  
10 Formation & strengthening  of marketing consortium
1
1.00
1
1.00
Formed Bhagalpur Handloom Bunkar Sangh & registered under Society Act 1860 (21). Requires its strengthening in the form of managerial training and inputs for strategic interest. 
11 Training on management of cooperative/ federation
4
1.00
4
1.00
Two training [2 days each] conducted (125 weavers participated). Useful for better coordination among the weavers. 
12 Skill development training in printing, Jacquard weaving & Dyeing 
2
7.00
10
6.68
5 batches of  Jacquard weaving, 3 batches of dyeing & 2 batches of printing training conducted by WSC (comprising 20 trainees in each batch). Jacquard weaving introduced  first time at Bhagalpur on Saris ( both cross & border designs). 
13 Export related training
2
1.00
2
0.88
1 batch of 3 days training conducted with the help of DGFT, Patna. 60 association members participated. The second conducted at Kolkota organized by Samudragarh [Burdwan] cluster through HEPC. 
14 Meeting with bankers
10
0.50
5
0.25
5 meetings organized and cluster level bankers committee constituted in the chairmanship of DDM, NABARD. Total 24 SHG got revolving fund of Rs. 25000/- each [Total credit - Rs 6.00 Lakhs].  77 Weavers Credit Cards distributed for Rs. 19. 25 Lakh & 4 Lakh Cash credit facilities for association. 
15 Corpus for yarn purchase on Mill Gate Price
1
5.00
1
5.00
2 lot of yarn received [Worth 11 Lakhs]. Only cotton yarn supplied by NHDC.  Corpus to NHDC to be utilized for the next year as well. 
  Grand total 
76.15
67.17