Visitor No. 240227
Progress Report   2007 - 2008 and Action Plan 2008 - 2009
Name of the Cluster: Bijoynagar           
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY: STATE INSTITUTE OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT [SIRD], ASSAM
PROGRESS REPORT [2007-08] & ACTION PLAN [2008-09]
2007-2008
Amount Sanctioned  :86.05 lakhs 
Amount Utilized : 51.82 lakhs 
% of utilization : 60.22% 
2007-08
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No 
Physical Activity            
Physical
Target [Frquency / No:]
Financial Target
[Rs. In lakhs]
Physical
Achievement
[2007-08]
Financial Achievement [2007-08]
Remarks 
1  SUPPLY OF INPUTS
 
1.1 Raw Materials Bank for ERI Yarn
1
10.00
1
5.00
Availability of Yarn to 2800 Weavers ensured at lower price. Rs 9.42 Lakhs worth Yarn supplied. To be continued in association with NHDC.
2 CFC / DYEING UNIT
 
2.1 Dyeing Unit
1
10.045
1
10.045
The civil work has been completed for both CFC & Dye house. 12 Looms with Jacquard have been procured. New Designs can be made on this loom. It has computer facility for design input. CFC work to be continued in 08-09. Likely to be completed by June 08.
2.2 CFC
1
19.00
1
5.51
3 Design & Product Dev.
 
3.1 Involvement of Designer
1
5.00
2
2.20
Total 30 Designs [12 designs developed by Arun Pal and 18 by the Local Designer]. Designated Designer left in December for personal reason however new designer has recently joined. 
3.2 Product Development with Designer for Prototype
1
4.00
30
2.25
50 New Products have been developed. Workshop on new Product Development with Master Weavers will further accelerate the process of Product Development. Explicit Natural Dye Products will also be produced, 
4 TRAINING / WORKSHOP
 
4.1 Dissemination of new Dyeing Practices / Technology
2
1.00
1
0.74
 14 Nos Weavers trained up at WSC, Guwahati & have knowledge of preparation of  Dyes, dyeing procedures etc.  
4.2 Skill Development (Weaving) Training
2
4.00
8
2.89
270 nos weavers are already  trained up in jacquard weaving, design their income have increased on an average from 35/- to 60/- for around 750 - 800 weavers. 
4.3 Managerial Training To SHG Member
4
1.00
8
1.60
Members of 50 Joint Liability Group [JLGs] trained for  proper maintenance of records &  accounts books etc.
4.4 Workshop for Dissemination Information on Dyeing. 
4
1.00
2
0.60
22 nos. of weaver were trained who are now working with the SHGs in production. To be done as per 4.1
5 Provision of Tech.Res.Per
 
5.1 Hiring Technical service Provider
1
2.00
0
0.00
No technical Service Provider Appointed owing to want of appropriate manpower with technical background. 
5.2 Provision of Improved Weaving Accessories to 750 Weavers
750
5.00
750
5.00
750 weavers of 75 SHGs now assisted, increase in production capacity.                                    Renovation of Sheds for 750 Weavers to be done in 08-09.
6 Market Intervention
 
6.1 Buyer- Seller Meet
4
4.00
4
4.95
Sales worth - Rs 5.00 Lakhs. Demand for Eri & Muga yardage , Eri Stole. More such activities will help to popularize the product This year FASHION SHOW too will be organized. [Exhibition: 25 Lakhs Fashion Show: 6 Lakhs & Buyer-Seller Meets: 10 Lakhs]
6.2 Participation in Exhibitions
4
8.00
4
6.07
More than Rs 1.90 lakhs of fabrics were sold and participants got the idea of diversified use of the fabrics and costing of the products. 
6.3 Dissimination of export Procedure & Methodology
2
2.00
1 No.
0.60
145 office bearer of SHG, co-operative societies participated & have through knowledge of Export procedure.
6.4 Preparation of Web Portal
1
0.50
0.00
To be released soon to EDI.
6.5 Preparation of Product Catalogue/ Web Portal
1
1.50
10
1.50
10 nos.Catalogue containing 120 no of fabrics sample in each prepared for buyer-seller meet /exhibition.
6.6 Creating Brand Image by Publicity- ERI AHIMSA
1
5.00
0.00
Under proccess.Procedures for Registration being observed
7 INSTITUTION BUILDING
 
7.1 Formation of SHGs and Network group
50
1.50
150
1.50
Total 75 nos SHG with the weavers belongs to BPL families being formed and assisted & 75 nos. Joint Liabilities Groups also formed.                                
8 Financial Linkage 
 
8.1 Meeting with Banks for Financial Linkage
5
1.25
8
1.27
75 SHG received loan - Rs 2.00 lakhs each [50% subsidy under SGSY scheme] Likely to yield results by further follow up.
9 CDCC Meeting
5
0.25
2
0.10
Two CDCC meetings have been held. Chairman, CDCC Inaugurated the CFC on 04th March 2008.
   
86.045
51.83