Visitor No. 240227
Progress Report 2007-2008 and Action Plan 2008-2009
Name of the Cluster: Sonepur
IMPLEMENTING AGENCY: Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad 
PROGRESS REPORT [2007-08] & ACTION PLAN [2008-09]
2007-08
Amount Sanctioned: Rs 77.2 LAKHS
Amount Utilized: Rs 63.50 LAKHS
% of utilization : 82.25 %
2007-08
Sr No 
Physical Activity              
Physical
Target [Frquency / No:]
Financial Target
[Rs. In lakhs]
Physical
Achievement
[2007-08]
Financial Achievement [2007-08]
Remarks 
1.0 Market Linkages           
1.1 Buyers Sellers Meet 
5
5.00
6
5.00
5 Buyers Sellers meets - chennai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Puri, Noida. Total Sale and Order worth are 10.15 Lakhs and 4.3 Lakhs respectively. 
1.2 Exhibition out side the cluster
4
6.00
8
6.00
Eight Exhibitions - Nalco coloney, Angul, Jaggatsinghpur, Special Expo Bhubaneswar, bali Yatra Paradeep, IIFT Pragati Maidan (NHDC), Mumbai world trade Centre, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, Jaipur (Sweet Cateres), Delhi Haat , Total Sale - Rs 14.85.
1.3 Market Study and information Dissemination workshop 
1
2.00
2
2.00
Study has been carried out by Shri S. Modi, Consultant, Ahmedabad and a draft report has been submitted.
1.4 Participation in Tex fairs
1
1.00
1
0.85
Weavers participated in Ekambrahat fairs. Further such participation will be encouraged. 
1.5 Development of web portal 
1
0.50
1
0.50
Common Web portal Developed by NRA. 
1.6 Publicity and Documentation 
1
2.00
1
1.80
Brochure, Product Catalogue and CD on traditional designs prepared. Publicity campaign is through meetings and distribution of pamplets. Further the Product Catalogue will be updated and relevant publicity material prepared. 
2.0 Trining / Skill development 
 
2.1 Skill up gradation for tie & dye makers / improve Dyeing, Vegetable Dyeing
3
4.50
9
4.50
Selected weavers were imparted training on Jacquard, synthetic Dyeing, vegetable Dyeing. Colour fastness on fabrics have been improved and cost of Dyeing per sari has been comparatively reduced. 
3.0 Bankers interface - Credit linkages 
 
3.1 Meeting with Bankers
20
1.00
15
0.75
Twenty three wevers have been provided cash credit linkages, total Rs 13.30 Lakhs. More such meeting is required to sensitize the bankers to seek working capital to the weavers .
4.0 New design and Product Development 
 
4.1 Designers involvement in cluster pocket
1
5.00
1
1.30
Mr. Rajesh Panda had provided his services for four months. Later Shri Sushant Gupta [NIFT, Bangalore] appointed as new Designer for this cluster.  
4.2 New Product Development 
1
4.00
2.00
15 New design and 12 new products has been developed. More emphasis required. 
5.0 CFC and Dye house 
 
5.1 Study of CFC and Dye House 
1
0.50
1
0.50
Feasibility Study has been conducted, Proposal has been  submitted and got approval from DC(HL), New Delhi.
5.2 CFC - Sagarpali 
1
19.00
1
20.00
Construction work is in progress. Machinery purchase order given. 
5.3 Dye House - Sagarpali 
1
5.20
1
5.4 Dye House - Birmaharajpur  
1
5.20
1
3.00
Civil work in Progress. Machinery purchase ordered. 
6.0 Instituion building & strengthening 
 
6.1 Formation and strengthening of SHGs
35
1.05
40
1.05
40 New SHGs have been formed, 10 SHGs orientation training programme has been conducted in different cluster pockets 
6.2 Formation of Association, Consortia
1
1.00
2
0.75
Two Associtions named Jagruti Bunakar Sangh - Sagarpali and Bhulia Master Weavers association - Birmaharajpur have been formed. 
6.3 Management Training to office bearer of association / Consortia as well as formation of Consortia 
8
2.00
2
1.50
Director and active members, altogether 20 participants were identified from the existing associations and newly formed consotria and managerial inputs has been imparted to them in phasewise. Further consolidation required.
6.4 Exposure visit (Poochampali & Kanchipuram)
2
4.00
4
4.00
Weavers / Dyers were exposed to poochampali, Koyalguddam, Chotupali, Barpali, Varanasi and Athgarh clusters. 
6.5 Training on Export Procedure, Documentation etc. 
1
1.00
1
0.80
HEPC, Chennai, Designer Chelena Desai, Mr. Ashis Boyd, Exporter kolkata attended the prograemme as a resource persons. 
6.6 Awareness Camp 
20
2.00
20
2.00
20 nos. of awareness camp have been conducted to different cluster pockets. 
7.0 Monitoring - CDCC Review Meeting
5
0.25
4
0.20
4 Nos. of CDCC meeting has been conducted. 
8.0 Corpus for yarn 
 
8.1 Corpus for yarn 
1
5.00
1
5.00
Amount submitted to NHDC as corpus. Yarn worth Rs 2.06 lakhs. Cluster being dispersed one more yarn bank will be facilitated at another location. 
  Grand Total 
77.20
63.50