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Ministry of Textiles

Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana

Posted On: 26 JUL 2019 5:41PM by PIB Delhi

The Government launched the Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY) in the  year 2001-2002 with a view to mobilize the artisans into Self Help Groups  thrift and credit, training of Self Help Groups on various aspects of forming and running the community business enterprises for self sustainability of artisans. The salient features of the Yojana are as follows:-

 

  1. Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (Base Line Survey & Mobilization of Artisans)
  2. Design & Technology Upgradation
  3. Human Resource Development 
  4. Direct Benefit to Artisans
  5. Infrastructure and Technology Support
  6. Research and Development
  7. Marketing Support & Services

 

During this current financial year (2019-20), the Government has taken initiative to organize campaign to educate cluster artisans about the scope of producer company, its importance for long term sustainable business development for the cluster and motivate prospective artisans/Self Help Groups members to form producer companies in various cluster areas across the country.  

 

The Government has identified and adopted 90 clusters across the country which will also cover aspirational districts, women clusters, weaker section and export potential clusters.  The objective is to transform these clusters in a time period of 3 years by ensuring self-sustainment of the Self Help Groups/artisans of these clusters.

 

In addition to the above, the Government organized Hastkala Sahyog Shivirs at more than 300 places all over the country for providing Aadhaar linked Pahchan card, marketing facilities, facilitating to artisans through Mudra loan and enrolment of artisans under Pradhan Mantri Jeeven Jyoti Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana and Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana for the welfare of artisans during the Hastkala Sahyog Shivirs.  

 

The details of funds provided during the last three years, State/UT- wise under the scheme is given in Annexure-I.  

Annexure - I

State/UT wise data of fund sanctioned and artisans benefitted under Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY)                                                                                                                                       (Rs. In Lakhs)

S.No.

State

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

Fund Sanctioned  

Artisans Benefitted

Fund Sanctioned  

Artisans Benefitted

Fund Sanctioned  

Artisans Benefitted

1

Andaman & Nicobar

0.00

0

0.00

0

16.40

800

2

Andhra Pradesh

8.92

550

0.00

0

18.05

2050

3

Arunachal Pradesh

52.88

1190

34.86

140

4.50

1500

4

Assam

304.88

17235

350.94

6021

119.87

940

5

Bihar

62.06

983

52.43

1880

21.45

1100

6

Chhattisgarh

98.79

2840

9.60

60

15.45

120

7

Delhi

0.00

0

4.50

530

3.50

700

8

Goa

13.30

530

0.00

0

0.00

0

9

Gujarat

150.17

12150

613.17

10010

259.15

2020

10

Haryana

44.79

1030

9.45

60

0.00

0

11

Himachal Pradesh

42.95

1340

4.50

530

16.17

290

12

J & K

187.82

9870

161.14

5090

1.50

500

13

Jharkhand

1.78

600

0.00

0

0.00

0

14

Karnataka

14.50

850

0.00

0

0.00

0

15

Kerala

32.47

600

18.60

1120

0.00

0

16

Madhya Pradesh

325.58

15592

168.26

8895

101.25

1710

17

Maharashtra

91.81

2880

8.00

600

28.77

1580

18

Manipur

283.67

24884

122.64

4460

42.07

300

19

Meghalaya

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.90

300

20

Mizoram

54.61

1630

0.00

0

0.00

0

21

Nagaland

60.74

1250

4.80

30

0.00

0

22

Orissa

21.02

2250

69.81

2740

15.45

120

23

Pondicherry

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

24

Punjab

86.86

1930

64.12

360

26.95

390

25

Rajasthan

140.57

3780

17.52

1560

6.73

230

26

Sikkim

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

27

Telangana

0.00

0

11.10

560

2.10

700

28

Tamil Nadu

0.60

200

0.00

0

0.00

0

29

Tripura

53.20

2500

4.72

30

0.00

0

30

Uttar Pradesh

322.38

18140

262.76

17150

228.50

2870

31

Uttarakhand

32.23

1380

76.08

3810

19.45

520

32

West Bengal

10.19

50

1.50

500

0.00

0

 

Total

2498.84

126234

2070.53

66136

948.23

18740

 

This information was given by the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

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MM/SB

 



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