Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS)
With Aim of ‘Make in India’ and ‘Zero Defect and Zero Effect’ in manufacturing, the government provides credit linked capital investment subsidy. This scheme would facilitate augmenting of investment, productivity, quality, employment, exports and import subsitution in textile industry. It will also indirectly promote investment in textile machinery manufacturing.
The scheme has a provision of a one-time capital subsidy for eligible benchmarked machinery at the rate of 15%. The subsidy is for garments and technical textiles segments with a cap of Rs. 30 crores. In addition, one can avail of the subsidy at the rate of 10% for weaving, processing, jute, silk and handloom segments with a cap of Rs. 20 crores.
Only those entities that fall under the following sectors are eligible to apply:
- Weaving, Weaving Preparatory and Knitting
- Processing of fibers, yarns, fabrics, garments and made up
- Hand-loom Sector
- Silk Sector
- Jute Sector
- Garmet/Made up manufacturing
- Texhnical textiles
Comprehensive Scheme Guidelines for Development of Knitting & Knitwear Sector under PowerTex India
1) Creation of New Service in Knitting and Knitwear clusters:-
Govt. of India will provide financial assistance for setting up of new Knitting and Knitwear Service Centres for providing testing, training, sample development, consultancy, trouble shooting, facilitation services in the Knitting and Knitwear clusters.
Financial assistance up to Rs.200 lakh per Center will be provided towards purchase of testing equipments and machineries required for training for the KSCs.
2) Yarn Bank Scheme:-
To enable small Knitting and knitwear units to purchase the yarn at wholesale rate and in large quantities by avoiding middle man / local supplier’s charges by way of providing interest free corpus fund to Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)/consortium of Knitting and knitwear sector unit
Government shall provide interest free corpus fund maximum up to Rs.200 lakh per yarn bank to SPV/Consortium.
The Members of SPV should be Knitting and knitwear sector and its allied industry unit, Co-operative Societies, Private Entrepreneurs and NGO’s working for Knitting and Knitwear sector.
3) Common facility Center scheme (CFC) for knitting & knitwear cluster
The Common Facility Center will house design center / studio, testing facilities, training center, information cum trade center and common raw material / yarn / sales depot, water treatment plant for industrial use, dormitory for workers, common pre-knitting facilities viz
Quantum of Subsidy:-
The Common Facility Center is entitled to the different levels of assistance from the Government on the basis of different grading of Knitting & Knitwear clusters i.e.,:
Grade – A – subsidy upto 60% of project cost.
Grade – B- subsidy upto 70% of project cost.
Grade – C- subsidy upto 80% of project cost.
Grade – D & clusters in NER/J&K – subsidy upto 90% of project cost
Assistance available for setting up of Common Facilities Centre including Yarn depot will be Rs. 400 lakh per CFC
Eligible Project Cost:-
Only 25% of the construction cost of the building will be eligible as subsidy subject to the maximum limit of Rs.80 lakhs. The schedule of rates of CPWD as in the state shall be used as the basis for arriving at the cost estimates of construction of building.
Release of grant :-
1st installment 30% within 90 days , 2nd installment 30% within 180 days , 3rd installment 40% within 270 days , 4th installment representing 25%
4) Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP)
The Government of India’s (GOI) support under the Scheme by way of Grant or Equity will be limited to 40% of the project cost subject to a ceiling of Rs. 40 crore for parks. However, GOI support will be provided @90% of the project cost subject to a ceiling of Rs. 40 crore for first two projects in the hilly states
Release of Funds:-
1 st installment representing 10% , 2nd installment representing 15% , 3rd installment representing 25% , 5th installment representing 25%
5) Pradhan Mantri Credit scheme for Power loom Weavers
STAND UP INDIA
- To provide financial assistance viz. Margin Money Subsidy and interest reimbursement as against the credit facility (term loan) availed under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) to the decentralized powerloom units / weavers.
- Margin Money Subsidy as against the credit facility (term loan) availed under Stand-up India scheme by the SC, ST & Women Entrepreneur of the decentralized powerloom units / weavers to meet their credit requirements such as for investment needs (Term Loan) and for workin
Eligibility components :-
Common Facility Centers (CFCs) for pre and post weaving process, Mini-Industrial Parks with Work sheds supported by Core Infrastructure, Innovative Ideas and other need-based interventions
- Matching investment in the ratio of Government (60) : Private (40).
- Government of India provides subsidy of 60% of the project cost with maximum ceiling upto Rs 50 crore.
6) Credit Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme for Technology Up-gradation (CLCSS)
The objective of the Scheme is to facilitate technology up-gradation in MSEs by providing an upfront capital subsidy of 15 per cent (on institutional finance of upto Rs 1 crore availed by them) for induction of well-established and improved technology in the specified 51 sub-sectors/products approved. In other words the major objective is to upgrade their plant & machinery with state-of-the-art technology, with or without expansion and also for new MSEs which have set up their facilities with appropriate eligible and proven technology duly approved under scheme guidelines
The revised scheme aims at facilitating technology up-gradation by providing 15% up front capital subsidy to MSEs upto 1cr.
Modified Comprehensive Powerloom Cluster Development Scheme (MCPCDS)
- To create world class infrastructure to integrate production chain, to fulfil the business needs of the local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and to boost production and export.
- Development of infrastructure, common facilities, other need based innovations, technology upgradation and skills development.
- Overcome the bottlenecks in infrastructure and common facilities in brownfield clusters.
Eligibility components :-
Common Facility Centres (CFCs) for pre and post weaving process, Mini-Industrial Parks with Worksheds supported by Core Infrastructure, Innovative Ideas and other need-based interventions