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British India Corporation Ltd.
Cotton Corporation Of India Ltd. (CCI):
Cotton Corporation of India, Mumbai, is a profit-making Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Textiles engaged in commercial trading of cotton. The CCI also undertakes support price operation (MSP) on behalf of the Government of India.
(i) Minimum Support Price (MSP) Operation
To protect the interests of the cotton growing farmers, the Government of India announces Minimum Support Price (MSP) of kapas (seed cotton) whenever the market price of kapas falls below / touches the MSP. In such situations, the CCI undertakes support price operation and purchases kapas at MSP without any quantitative limit. The loss, if any, incurred on account of support price operations is reimbursed to the CCI by the Government.
(ii) Integrated Cotton Cultivation
Considering the dependence of
cotton, especially on inputs, credit facility, insurance, marketing
Government is promoting integrated cotton cultivation through linkages
amongst all concerned. Integrated cotton cultivation will involve
sector participation, not only in extension services, but also in
available quality inputs like seed, fertilizer etc. to the farmers to
productivity and quality of Indian cotton.
Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation (HHEC):
The HHEC is a government company
the administrative control of Ministry of Textiles, New Delhi. The HHEC
has been set up with the objectives of export promotion and trade
of handicrafts and handloom products. The corporation is also presently
engaged in the development and introduction of jute products for home
in international markets. Major crafts products of Corporation are
jewellery, jute and leather products.
Central Cottage Industries Corporation(CCIC):
The CCIC is a PSU under the
control of Ministry of Textiles. The main objective of the corporation
is to act as a leader, exporter, manufacturer and agent of Indian
handicrafts and handlooms and to develop markets for these products in
India and abroad. Through its export activities, it has been conferred
with the status of 'Export House' under the EXIM policy of government
India, entitling it to ceratain special previlages.The corporation has
its own production Centre at NOIDA, for manufacture of ready made
National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC):
The main objective of the
to ensure easy availability of raw materials and inputs used in
sector like yarn, dyes and chemicals and other inputs and to encourage
production and marketing of handlooms by opening of marketing outlets.
The NHDC has set up marketing complexes at Jaipur, Kochi, Calcutta,
Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Kanpur where variety of handloom products of
state/regions are made available under one roof.