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To avoid fluctuation in yarn price, government has launched a Yarn Bank Scheme as one of the component of PowerTex India with effect from 01.04.2017 to 31.03.2020.

Yarn Bank Scheme:

  • The Scheme provides interest free corpus fund up to Rs.2.00 crore to the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV)/Consortium formed by powerloom weavers to enable them to purchase yarn at wholesale rate and give the yarn at reasonable price to the small weavers
  • It aims to avoid middleman and local supplier’s brokerage charge on sales of yarn.

Eligibility Beneficiaries:

  • Registered Co-operative Society.
  • Trusts
  • Company set-up under the Companies Act, 1956 as amended.
  • Firm set-up under the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 as amended.
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