This scheme has been proposed for continuation in the 12th Plan period. The objective of the scheme is to improve the productivity of the craftsmen and their income. Model tool-kits, safety equipment, looms, furnace etc. may be approved at DC(H) office before distribution.



Financial Assistance for supply of tools, safety equipments, looms, furnace etc. This scheme has been proposed for continuation in the 12th Plan period. The objective of the scheme is to improve the productivity of the craftsmen and their income. Model tool-kits, safety equipment, looms, furnace etc. may be approved at DC(H) office before distribution. Financial assistance and funding pattern:

  • The assistance will be upto a maximum of INR 10,000 per artisan depending on the craft practiced. However in case of purchase of looms and furnaces etc. the financial ceiling will be Rs.20, 000/- per unit including of required accessories.
  • Assistance shall be in the form of 100% grant in-aid by O/o DC(H) by submitting Application Online at National Artisan Portal.
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