TS govt. to start savings scheme for handloom weavers - V6
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, 12:25 PM
Telangana government is starting a savings scheme for handloom weavers. Minister KTR reviewed the scheme with the officials recently and said that the new scheme would be a complete revamp of the earlier scheme. Earlier, the weavers, for savings of 8 per cent of their wages, received a matching grant of 8 per cent from the government. But the in the new scheme, the matching grant would be increased to 16 per cent. Power loom weavers would get a matching grant of 8 per cent from the government for 8 per cent savings from their wages.