Powerloom Complex Scheme
The scheme is formulated to facilitate the weavers where in the weavers do not own the land and workshed. Common Facility
Center as well as Construction of Industrial Shed will be provided under the scheme. The Corporation has already implemented this scheme at Doddaballapur, Shigli, Pavagada, Bilgi and Kudur. This scheme is under implementation at Gurumatkal, Hosadurga, Banahatti, Haveri & Gowribidanur.

Powerloom Complext at Hosadurga, Chitradurga Dist:

  • Land – 2 acres- 56 Beneficiaries.
  • Project Cost – Rs.200.00 lakhs.
  • Beneficiaries Contribution – (GOK Rs.82.00 lakhs & KSTIDC – Rs.118.00 lakhs)
  • Facilities – For 56 women beneficiaries living cum work sheds completed.
  • Powerlooms – Loan proposal approved for all the beneficiaries. 28 beneficiaries have procured machineries and are working

Powerloom Complext at Hosadurga, Yadagiri Dist:

Centrally Sponsred Mega Cluster Scheme
  • Hon’ble Finance Minister, Govt. of India in his budget speech of 2014-15 has declared to setup six Textile Mega Clusters and Mysore Silk Cluster is one among them.
  • Mysore has been considered for this Silk Project owing to the cultural heritage of Mysore and considerable production of silk in the state of Karnataka.
  • Karnataka State Textile Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd., has been appointed as Cluster Management and technical agency (CMTA) for implementation of Mysore Mega Silk Cluster Scheme.
  • Central Silk Technological Research Institute (CSTRI) has provided technical inputs for implementation of the project.
  • This scheme envisages development of infrastructural facilities like road, Power, water supply, training center, testing lab, processing facility, showroom, medical center, ATM, canteen, Workers Hostel, godown, work sheds for individual Weaving Industries etc.,
  • The facilities created in the park are expected to be used by the over all Silk Industries in the state as well as the individual weaving industries coming up with in the park.
  • 10.12 acres of land has been made available by Government of Karnataka at Belawadi village of Mysore Tq., Mysore for this Project.
  • This scheme has to be implemented through a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) company is formed and registered by the Industry Stake Holders in the name of “Mysore Chamundeshwari Mega Silk Cluster (I) Pvt Ltd”.
  • Government of India is providing funds to the extent of 60% of the cost being incurred on infrastructural facilities. The remaining amount has to be brought in by the SPV.
  • Government of Karnataka has announced Rs.10.00 crores for this project in Budget 2017-18
  • Government of India has earmarked Rs.28.00 cr for this project.

Centrally sponsored Integrated Skill Development Scheme

The Corporation has been appointed as Implementing Agency under centrally sponsored ISDS schemes under which man power for the textile sector is being created. A target of 2112 under powerloom sector and 2880 under apparel sector has been allocated under this scheme.

The training is been imparted through – centers in powerlooms and – centers in apparel training. Under this training programme 4098 beneficiaries are provided training and 3351 beneficiaries are employed in various garment units.

The list of training centers empanel with our Corporation.


Name of the Training Center


Powerloom Service Center – Bangalore


Powerloom Service Center – Doddaballapur


Powerloom Service Center – Belgaum


Powerloom Service Center – Gadag-betageri


Garment Research Training Design & Development Center – Bellary


Garment Training Institute – Doddaballapur


Kalpataru Urban & Rural Development Society – Hosadurga, Chitradurga Dist.


Adarsh Foundation, KTJ, Davanagere Dist.


Adarsh Foundation, K  N Halli,  Davanagere Dist.


Kuruvatti Basaveshwara Garments, Davanagere.


Sthree Deepa Mahila Mattu Makkala Abivruddi Samste, Mysore.


Laj Export, Bangalore.


Om Foundation, Haveri.


Gnana Jyothi Apparels, Madanayakahalli.


Maxima Fashion Export Pvt Ltd., Belgaum.


Birds –T (Bellary Integrated Rural Development Service Trust), Bellary.


Shree Chandana  VTP Center, Bellary.


Adarsh Foundation, Konnur, Belgaum.


M H Human Resource and Garments, Channarayapatna, Hassan.


M H Human Resource & Garments, Arakalagudu, Hassan.


Sri Vaishnavi Garments, Kolar.


Sri Sharada Uvathi Mandali, Chikkamagaluru.


Indian Institute of Fashion Technology, Kolar.


International Institute of Apparel Technology, Shivamoga.


Sri Maruthi Garments, Kolar.


Goodwill International Association, Bangalore.


Adarsh Foundation, Bellary.


Adarsh Foundation, Chikkalagudda, Belgaum.


Adarsh Foundation, Gokak, Belgaum.


Adarsh Foundation, Belgaum.


C S Apparels, Koalr


Adarsh Foundation, Gajendragad


Adarsh Foundation Guledgudda.


Gurudeva Training and Development Society (R.), Shimoga.


Kamadhenu Education and Charitable Trust, Bellary.


Varute Garments, Belgaum.


Swarajya Foundation, Harugeri, Belgaum.


Adarsh Foundation – Sureban, Ramadurga, Shivpet, Belgaum.


Holehuchheshwara Shikshana & Grameena Abivruddi Sanga, Bagalkot.


Anil B. Mariyali, Belgaum.


M/s. Mangal Textiles, Belgaum.


Varute Textiles, Belgaum.

Centrally sponsored Modernisaton of Power Looms with additional state component

Our Corporation is the implementing agency for implementing (INSITU) scheme. The main objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to economically weaker low-end powerloom units, for upgrading existing plain looms to semi-automatic/shuttleless looms by way of fixing certain additional attachments/kits.

  • To improve quality and productivity of the fabrics being produced and enable them to face the competition in domestic and international markets.
  • Powerloom units having upto 8 Looms are eligible for this scheme
  • Attachments like Warp Stop Motion ,Weft Stop Motion, Efficient Braking Device, Replacement of metallic parts by self-lubricating nylon parts , Jacquard / Dobby, Anti Crack device, Semi-positive let off motion, Pirn Winding Machine and Rapier kit on existing plain powerlooms are eligible for subsidy.
  • Government of Karnataka has announced budget of Rs.250.00 Lakhs in the year 2016-17 for 2500 kits with maximum state subsidy of Rs. 10,000/- per kit.
  • Till December – 2017, totally 1451 kits has been covered with the Government of Karnataka subsidy amount of Rs.1,42,20,933/- .

Government of India Subsidy Chart:

Type of Upgradation

Quantum of subsidy per loom

General (50%)



From Plain Loom to semi Automatic shuttle loom

Rs. 20,000

Rs. 30,000


From Semi Automatic shuttle loom to shuttleless Rapier Loom

Rs. 25,000

Rs. 37,500

Rs. 45,000

From Plain Loom to shuttleless Rapier Loom

Rs. 45,000

Rs. 67,500

Rs. 81,000

Providing solar equipments to power loom units

Govt. of Karnataka has launched a new scheme for providing Roof Top Solar Equipments for addressing the power scarcity problem for small power loom units in the State. This scheme is being implemented through Karnataka State Textile Infrastructure Development Corporation, a State Government undertaking falling under the purview of the Department of Handlooms and Textiles, Govt. of Karnataka. This new scheme has been designed and developed to cater to the need of small power loom units on which poor power loom weavers are depending for their livelihood.

Objective of the Programme

  • To mitigate the dependence on fossil fuel based electricity generation and encourage environment friendly Solar electricity generation.
  • To create enabling environment for supply of solar power from rooftop and small plants to the grid.
  • To encourage innovation in addressing market needs and promoting sustainable business models and ensure employment opportunities.

In regard to this, Government of Karnataka has announced budget of Rs.500.00 lakhs in the year 2016-17 for providing solar equipments to power loom units in the state with the intention of providing assistance to power loom units which are deprived or having inconsistent power supply.

Training Cum Design development in Power loom Service Centers

Four Powerloom Service Centers is working under Karnataka State Textile Infrastructure Development Corporation.

Name of the Centre

Jurisdiction (District)

PSC, Belgaum

Belgaum Dist.

PSC, Gadag-Betgeri

Gadag, Bagalkot, Haveri, Koppal, Dharwad dists.

PSC, Bangalore

Bangalore Urban, Ramnagar, Mysore, Mandya

PSC, Doddaballapur

Bangalore Rural, Tumkur, Chikkaballapur, Kolar dists.

 Note : Administrative expenses is provided by Textile Commissioner, Mumbai.

Services rendered at PSCs

  • Training
  • Basic Training – 8 weeks
  • Advance Training – 6 weeks
  • CAD Training – 6 weeks
  • Jobber Training – 8 week
  • Sewing Machine Training – 4 weeks


  • Denier & Count Testing
  • Strength Testing
  • Fabric Analysis
    Blend Percentage, Twist Test, etc.
  • Design Development
  • Seminars / Workshops / Exposure visits
  • TUF Awareness Programmes
  • Units Survey & Trouble Shooting Assignments
  • Implementation of Group Insurance Scheme

Rehabilitation of 1000 Powerloom Complex Scheme at Gadag
  • Govt. in its order no vakai 11 Javima 2000, Bangalore, dt 26.03.2012 handed over the assets from M/s Gadag Co-op Industrial Estate, Gadag
  • 35.34 acres of land at Narasapura and 22 sheds handed over by M/s Gadag Co-op Industrial Estate, Gadag.
  • Requested Secretary, M/s Gadag Co-op Industrial Estate, Gadag to to fix up suitable date for registration with necessary documents.
  • Registration has not happened due to some improper land records.
  • Recently Government vide their order dated …. has ordered for transfer of 12 acres of land out of 35 acres to Karnataka Cricket Association for construction of cricket stadium.
  • On registration of the property the corporation will takes suitable action to establish Textile park in the rest of the area.

Group Insurance Scheme for power loom weavers and Scholarship scheme for power loom weavers children





Govt. of India


LIC (from Social Security Fund)






Natural Death


Accidental Death


Total Disability due to accident


Partial Disability due to accident


Converged Group Insurance Scheme for power loom weavers and Shiksa Sahayogo Yojana (SSY) scheme
Under Converged Group Insurance Scheme the premium and benefit structure under the modified AABY (Am Admi Bheema Yojana) Scheme after convergence for existing members of GIS is as under.

Age Group

Premium Structure


51-59 Years

Share of MOT                      Rs. 290/-

On Natural Death                                Rs.  60,000/-


Members Contribution      Rs  . 80/-

On Death due to Accident                 Rs.1,50,000/-


Social Security Fund          Rs. 100/-

On permanent Disability                   Rs. 1,50,000/-


Total                                     Rs. 470/-

On Partial Permanent Disability      Rs.   75,000/-

The premium and benefit structure under the Social Security, PMJJBY Scheme (Pradhana Mantri Jeevan Jyothi Bheema Yojana) including premium of PMSBY after convergence is as under:

Age Group

Premium Structure


18-50 Years

Share of MOT                  Rs. 162/-

On Death due to any reason under PMJJBY  Rs.2,00,000/-


Members Contribution Rs.   80/-

On Death due to Accident                                Rs. 2,00,000/-


Social Security Fund     Rs. 100/-

On permanent Disability                                  Rs. 2,00,000/-


                         Total       Rs. 342/-

On Partial Permanent Disability                     Rs. 1,00,000/-

Under the converged Group Insurance Scheme there will be a single master policy valid upto 31st May every year irrespective of the month of enrollment.

Shiksha Sahayog Yojana (SSY) – Scholarship for the existing eligible children of existing beneficiary (of GIS) for current cohort beneficiaries only – Rs.1,200/- per annum per child subject to maximum of 2 children for beneficiaries for children studying in 9th Standard to 12th Standard.

Study Tour to weavers
The scheme is implemented by the Corporation to enlighten the modern technologies and design development and also to get market awareness among the weavers. The study tours will be conducted with the assistance of Govt. of India for the weavers throughout the state.

Establishment of Powerloom Park / Mini Powerloom Park
This scheme is implementing through registered SPV company for developing of powerloom production activities among 25 beneficiaries who have interesting in textile industries.

Minimum 5 acres of land
For developing of infrastructure the maximum 100 lakhs funds will be provided by Govt. of Karnataka and addition funds has to be borne by the beneficiaries.

Vidya Vikas Yojana

Uniform Under VVS Scheme

  • Under Vidya Vikas Scheme orders pertaining to Belgaum Division are being given to the Corporation.
  • During 2015-16 and 2016-17 order pertaining to only a potion of Belgaum division has been given to the Corporation.
  • Corporation has supplied the materials well with in the stipulated time.
  • Corporation has got the strength to supply uniform material to the whole of the state.
  • It has been requested to give supply orders pertaining to Belgaum and Mysore division to the Corporation.
  • An MOU needs to be entered into between the Education Department in the Corporation for continuous production and supply of the uniform material as decided in the meeting chaired by the Hon’ble Chief Minister on 25.05.2015.
  • This would unable the Corporation give continuous employment to around 2000 weavers families.