Visitor No. 240227
Progress Report 2007-2008 and Action Plan 2008-2009
Imphal  Handloom cluster  
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY:  IIE, GUWAHATI 
PROGRESS REPORT [2007-08] & ACTION PLAN [2008-09]
2007- 08
Amount Sanctioned: Rs 76.26 Lakhs
Amount Utilized - Rs 56.85 Lakhs
Financial   Achievement :- 74.54 %
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 2 3 4 5 6
A. Social Activity 
 
1 SHG formation

60
1.80
72
2.16
72 SHGs formed [coverage 1000 weavers]. 21 SHGs have got financial linkages.
2 Awareness Camp
20
2.00
28
2.80
1200 weavers sensitized. Awareness regarding the programme have helped 100 weavers from a cooperative society to secure loan under DDHYP. 
3 CDCC meeting
5
0.25
4
0.25
Four meetings conducted. 
4 Meeting with Banks
10
0.50
16
0.80
21 SHG have been supported by MFI. 
5 Market consortiums
1
1.00
1
1.00
Formed with 7 SHGs, 2 cooperative socities and 2 Handloom marketing house. Additional Consortium formation to be undertaken and suitable strengthening to be done. 
6 GI Registration
1
2.50
1
2.00
Workshop conducted. The process of it has started. 
8
Newsletter
4
1.00
4
1.00
Bi-lingual Newsletter published. 
B. Marketing Activity
 
1 Exhibitions
4
8.00
4
8.00
Sales turn over of Rs 6.50 lacs. Order generated for Rs. 1.30 lacs. 
2 Buyer/Seller meet/ Visit to cluster
3
4.50
2
3.00
Order generated Worth Rs 0.58 lakhs. 
3 Web Portal
1
0.50
1
0.50
Common Web Portal developed by NRA. 
4 Publicity
1
1.00
1
0.50
Creation of Posters, carrybags etc; carried out. 
C. Technical Up-gradation
 
1 Engagement of Designer
1
5.00
1
4.40
99 New designs developed. 16 designs at looms
 
2  Product Development
1
4.00
1
3.00
 27 designs are in swatch form. 19 new samples
3 Weavers’ Training on product specification
2
2.00
1
2.00
Specification of Dupatta has been changed, costing of sarees has been reduced and marketing of the product good. 
4 Workshop on new product development
1
2.00
1
2.00
New product development for the above kind of products done with weavers. Orientation provided. 
5 Weavers training on quality testing
2
1.00
2
1.00
Training on Quality testing of yarn conducted in coordination with WSC. 
6 Dyers’ workshop
2
3.00
1
3.00
Two Dyers workshop organized in conjunction with WSC for 6 dyers and 7 weavers. Weavers have started practicing dyeing on their own. 
7 Common facility Centre [CFC]
1
19.00
0
11.19
Civil constructio work in the last stage. To be operational by June 2008.
8 Export Procedure Training
1
1.00
1
1.00
One training conducted in coordination with HEPC. 
9 Dye House 
1
8.96
0
Civil construction work in the last stage of finish. To be operational by June 2008. Rest of the activity will be carried out in 2008-09.
10 Engagement of Professional
1
2.25
1
2.25
1 Handloom technologists on full time basis has been engaged. 
D Supply of inputs
 
1 Yarn Depot
1
5.00
1
5.00
Altogether Rs 9.00 lakhs worth of yarn has been distributed to the weavers. Corpus to be utilizezd for the next year as well. 
  Total
76.26
56.85