Technology Up-Gradation Fund Scheme for women to provide Loan and Subsidy


The Government of India (GoI), Ministry of Textiles (MoT), introduced Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) for Textile and Jute Industries


The objectives of this scheme are as follows:

  • To encourage the beneficiaries to set up all the facilities at one place, which would ease inter-linking of all the production activities.
  • To establish a production base with up-graded technology in pre-loom/on-loom/post-loom/quality control etc.
  • as the case may be, under one roof, thus, strengthening the capacity to undertake bulk production for domestic and export markets, with improved productivity & quality.
  • To reduce production cycle time, thus ensuring delivery of goods in time.To achieve product and quality standards and ensure price and quality competitiveness in the domestic and export market.


Handloom Sector is eligible for taking the benefits of Technology Up-Gradation Fund Scheme for all machinery already listed in the Government Resolution on Technology Up-Gradation Fund Scheme as amended from time to time and permitted for other Sectors, including Powerloom and Mill Sector. In the Handloom Sector, only weaving activity is different from power loom and mill sectors while other activities, particularly processing, are same. Handloom with specified benchmark features operated without the use of power has been covered


All citizens of India



How To Apply

The aforesaid capital subsidy package under Technology Up-Gradation Fund Scheme would be available to the existing handloom units having a minimum of 10 handlooms housed in a common work-shed. The scheme shall also be available to the new units which propose to set up with at least 10 handlooms at one place in a common work-shed.The benefits under the Scheme can be availed by Private Handloom Entrepreneurs, Primary Handloom Weavers Co-operative Societies, Apex Handloom Cooperative Societies, State Handloom Corporations,Non-governmental organizations/Self Help Groups (with handloom background), National Level Handloom Organisations.

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Central Government of India


Handlooms and Textiles Department

Date of Launch


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