Proposed activities under "Rampur-Ani Cluster"

Base line survey

Identification of beneficiaries, motivation to become cluster member, needs of the weavers, group formation.

Formation of consortium

Organized weavers and their societies under one umbrella of a consortium for speedy implementation of activities of cluster development

Setting up of yarn depot

Ease for procuring yarn resulting in saving the time and cost, leading to enhanced productivity and thus earnings

Skill up gradation

To enhance the weaving skills of the weavers in order to produce products as per present market demands

Managerial Workshops

To make them aware about the technical, marketing and legal aspects.

Design development and product diversification

Development of new designs helping product diversification and evolving new color combinations and trend forecast. For purchase of computer and requisite allied instruments, broadband connection and other requirements.

Common Facility Center (CFC)

Common place for coordinated activities.


To facilitate better market approach.


Reaching out to the potential buyer’s doorstep with the developed products.

Buyer seller meets

Marketing tool to direct exposure to buyer having a capacity to make bulk purchases.

Market survey/intelligence

Very effective in planning to specify the kind of products to be developed with designs and colourways.

Exposure visits

To expose the weavers to their counterparts in other states.

Website development & hosting

To provide online information regarding the cluster, products, weavers, marketing and related activities.

Project Management Cost

All of the above activities are futile in the absence of a proper administration set up.

Margin money

Assistance in form of working capital


Support as basic infrastructure for weaving as some of weavers are having pit looms

Work sheds

A common workplace for weaving and design dissemination.