CM directs KHDC to evolve Business Development Plan

11:22 PM, Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

BS bommaiBengaluru : Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai today directed Karnataka Handloom Development Corporation officials to evolve and submit a business development plan immediately for the revival of the Corporation.

He chaired a meeting regarding the revival of the Karnataka Handloom Development Corporation. He advised to expand commercial activities and fulfil the losses the corporation has incurred.

When the officials brought to Chief Minister’s notice that the corporation has incurred Rs 10 crore losses in uniform supply to education department, Chief Minister assured that the Government would bear Rs. 5 crore and the rest of the amount shall be fulfilled through the business of the corporation, he said.

He directed to issue circular to all the departments to procure at least 25 per cent of the clothes required from KHDC.

He suggested to take up skill development activities for weavers in private partnership to enhance their skill and income.

He also directed to develop the land owned by the Corporation in Peenya in partnership with Mysuru Minerals Limited and make it productive.

CM asked officials to make tie ups with design agencies to help weavers expand their markets especially in Urban area.

He told officials to come out with a proposal of setting up of stores showcasing handloom and handicraft products under one roof and also tap the potential of online sale of these products.

Siddu Savadi, Chairman, KHDC, ACS finance department ISN Prasad, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister N. Manjunath Prasad, Commerce and Industries (MSME) secretary Pankaj Kumar Pandey and other officials were present.

Simillar Posts