Tamilnadu Khadi and Village Industries Board, is the Chief Executive Body which is executed by the Chief Executive Officer and he is the responsible officer for whole management all over Tamilnadu State.
Tamilnadu Khadi and Village Industries Board
Sanction of SFURTI The Khadi and Village Industries Commission has sanctioned Sfurti programme to Tamilnadu Khadi and Village Industries Board, to implement the programme at Sulur under the administrative control of Assistant Director , Tamilnadu Khadi and industries, Tirupur. The Scheme was launched on December’2008
Sulur Cluster is one of the most important and very big area coverage. The Sulur Khadi Cluster is located in Coimbatore and Tirupur District The Khadi Cluster is Characterised as blocks. Each blocks there are more sub centres where the Artisans centres are centered.
The Charkhas and looms in the cluster are very old and difficult to operate. Due to this problems the production as well as wages to the artisans are very low. To rectify this problem 290 numbers of 8 spindle NMC charkhas. were purchased and replaced the old charkhas.
To make easy operation, increase of production and higher wages for artisans.
Production Wages No of hanks per month Wages No of hanks per month 1500 750 1000 500 Production after SFURTI Production before SFURTI
Tamilnadu Khadi and Village industries Board distributed 290 NMC charkhas and 30 Semi automatic pedal looms and impart systematic training to the spinners and weavers based on the demand of market trend.
Prior to Sfurti, artisans earned lesser wages. After the implementation of the Sfurti Scheme the production increased and also earning of the artisans are increased.
The I.A had introduced a readymade garments unit under CFC to increase the sales of Khadi cloth.
The production has also been increased ultimately to artisans engaged spinning and weaving are benefited with increased wages.
Khadi Board gets RC supply order for the value of Rs. 35 lacs. from the Railway Department for the supply of Dungry Cloth and Polyester Bed sheets