Hathkargha Samvardhan Sahayata (HSS) Yojana For Handloom Weavers

08 February 2021 Current Affairs:The government has introduced Hathkargha Samvardhan Sahayata (HSS) Yojana for the welfare of handloom weavers.

About HSS Yojana:
The government has introduced Hathkargha Samvardhan Sahayata (HSS) Yojana for the welfare of handloom weavers. The scheme was launched in 2015-16 and was renamed Hathkargha Samvardhan Sahayata Yojana in December 2016. The scheme was introduced to promote technological upgrading in the field of handlooms by providing 90% of subsidies to weavers to purchase looms and accessories.
Scheme objectives:
♦ Promote the upgrading of loom unit technology.
♦ Encourage the development of the ability to create jobs in emerging technological areas.
♦ The scheme is under the Ministry of Textiles.
♦ Technical upgrades aim to improve fabric quality and increase the productivity of handloom weavers.
 

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