Visitor No. 240227
Progress Report 2007-2008 and Action Plan 2008-2009
Name of the Cluster: Santipur [Nadia]            
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY: Textiles Committee, Mumbai 
PROGRESS REPORT [2007-08] & ACTION PLAN [2008-09]
2007-08
Amount Sanctioned -  Rs 50.24 lacs 
Amount Utilized - Rs 33.77 lacs 
Utilization :67.21% 
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 Market Linkages 
 
1.1 Market Study
1
3.00
1
1.20
Report will submitted by June 2008. 40% paid as advance. 
1.2 Corporate Linkage Meet & Trade Fair Participation
2
2.00
7
3.45
One each at Chennai, New Delhi, Bangalore, and Kolkatta. Also participated at Textiles India Fair, New Delhi, TANT Vastra Mela at five locations viz; Contai, Ranigunj, Srirampur, West Midnapore & Krishnanagar.[Counted as one],  [Rs 33.77 Lakhs]
1.3 Buyer Seller Meet
2
2.00
5
2.00
One in WWF Delhi, Heim Textiles, Mumbai, Handloom clusters Expo Ahmedabad,  Participated in Buyer Seller Meet in N. Delhi with HL House   Other one participated in Indian Gift & Handicrafts Fair  at Graeter Noida.  [Over expenses for Rs 3.48 Lakhs to be budgeted in 08-09]
1.4 Creation of Web Site
1
0.50
1
0.50
Common web portal  done by NRA.
1.5 Preparation of Cluster Product catalogue
1
2.00
2
2.00
Two Product Catalogues Completed. One on Sari and other on Mixed Product Line of the Cluster.                                         [Overexpenses for Rs 0.92 to be budgeted in 08-09] 
1.6 Advertising & publishing Material of cluster- Publicity
1
1.00
3
0.54
Two Advertisements put in - Calcultta University Alumni Association Journal and Indo German Chamber of Commerce Journal & also Advertisement done for four Cluster consortia during its Participation in Kudhra Silpa Exhibition organized by MSME, Govt. of India.
1.7 Training on Export Marketing
2
2.00
2
3.00
Two Programmes Organized [Participation of 170 Weavers + Master weavers - 120 in one and 50 in other members participated]. One trg programme conducted on “How to do direct export by Cluster approach. Another programme conducted on Export Procedure trg at MSME , Kolkata.
2 Design & Product Development
 
2.1 Designer Involvement
2
6.00
1
2.40
One Designer namely Mr. S. Sadhu engaged in August.
2.2 Product Prototype Development
1
4.00
5 New Products 
1.40
5 New designs were produced such as Curtains, Cushion Cover & Table runners. More allocation proposed in 08-09.
2.3 Capacity Building of Local Designers
3
3.00
7
2.79
5 Training programmes of local designers on improvement of local designs were organized and 2 Training Programmes were Conducted for Computer Aided Design [CAD] & Visual merchandising & Colour forecasting. 
3 Financial Linkages
 
3.1 Credit Facilitation for master Weavers through MCGF ( Bankers- Consortia interface with 10 Consortia)
[Rs 1.00 lakhs] 
20
1.00
1
0.40
Director (Cluster Development Scheme) along with Technical Advisor Prof Padmanand had a meeting with SIDBI, UBI & SBI Bank top executive in Kolkata & Santipur. Rs 4.00 Lakhs cash credit without collateral [to seven master weavers' consortium, covering 300 weavers] through United Bank of India has been facilitated under MCGF proposal submitted to SIDBI for credit linkages. 
4 Training & Workshops
 
4.1 Orientation / Workshop of dyers
1
1.50
4
1.50
Four dyers training programme were organized on Vat & Reactive Dyes with participation of 65 local dyers. 
4.2 Dyers Training (On Vegetable Dyes) 
1
1.50
2
1.50
Two  dyers training programme conducted on vegetable dyes with the resource support from VB University wherein 30 local dyers have participated. To be continued further. 
5 Infrastructure Development
 
5.1 Feasibility study for common facility center
1
0.50
0.15
Conducted for common facility center on dyeing
5.2 Dye House 
1
10.99
0.00
Tender floated for contractors. To be completed in 08-09. Additional Dye House being proposed for 450 Kg. 
6 Institutional Strengthening 
 
6.1 Appointment of professional/Technical Assistants
1
0.50
1
0.50
One Technical person Mr. Debasis Shome was appointed from Septembar. 
6.2 Formation of SHG, Common Interest Group
50
1.50
83 SHG+7 Consortia
2.40
Total 4 Consortia was formed. Exclusively Consortia & SHG took part in the State Handloom Expo One Designer Consortia formed. One agency has been engaged for capacity building of SHG.
6.3 Exposure Visit
1
2.00
2.85
Exposure visit conducted for Master weavers in Alleppey, Kannur, Kalady, Pochampally and also Exposure visit conducted for weavers to Bargarh, Nuapatna and sonepur.
7 Corpus for Yarn
 
7.1 Corpus for raw material
1
5.00
1
5.00
Two cycle of Yarn completed for Rs 4.00 Lakhs to 200 weavers 
8 Monitoring
 
8.1 CDCC Meeting
5
0.25
2
0.19
Two CDCC meeting conducted.
  Grand Total 
50.24
33.77