Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Aims and Objectives of the Organization:
Promotion of Village and cottage industries, Handicrafts, Small Scale and medium enterprises in the district. Identification of potential entrepreneur and provide all sorts of first aid inputs and logistic support for establishment of industries. Acts as a liasoning agency between other service provider and stakeholders in promotion of industries. It implements various self employment programme for educated unemployed youth and administrator different kind of incentives provided under Industrial Policy of Government.
2. Mission/ Vision:
The mission of the D.I.C. is to eradicate unemployment problems among educated youths, utilization of natural resources and skill up-gradation of artisans. In the next five-year plan, it is proposed to establish as many as 500 Small Scale Enterprises, 1000 Village & Cottage Industries and trained 1000 Artisans for establishment of Micro Enterprises.
3. Brief History and background for its Establishment:
The D.I.C. came into being during the year 1978 to provide various support services for potential entrepreneurs under single roof. Accordingly different wings like Small Scale, Credit, Village & Cottage, and Handicrafts etc. are created in DIC and manned by experienced Officers. The DIC acts as a promotional agency and provides services as per the guidelines of State Industries Directorate and Industries Department of Government.
4. Allocation of Business:
The DIC acts as a promotional agency as such no work is executed directly through DIC. However, physical target on establishment of SSI, Village & Cottage Industries, Handicrafts Training etc. are allotted among the IPOs to achieve in a particular year. Duties to be performed to achieve the Mission
5. Duties to be Performed:
As outlined in the foregoing paras the DIC Officials including General Manager, Managers, Assistant Managers and IPOs perform duties as per the guidelines of Directorate of Industries. The Collector & District Magistrate is the administrative authority as District level and the Director of Industries is the Controlling authority at the State level. The Managers and Assistant Managers including IPOs assist the General Manager in over all industrial development of the District.
6. Details of Service Rendered:
Since inception of DIC around 3000 Micro & Small Enterprises have been established in the District. Under PMRY Scheme, 4050 candidates have been given financial assistance to set up their business. Around 600 Handicraft Artisans have been trained by DIC for their skill up-gradation. As many as 750 Small Scale Industries have been given Permanent Registration Certificate. These industries provide employment opportunity to about 5000 people. About 500 Small Scale Units out of 750 registered units have been assisted with various incentives including loan from Financial Institutions.
7. Citizen Interaction:
The DIC represents in various Campaigns and meetings like Jana Sampark Sibir, Focus on Village programme, Self Employment Council Camps etc. where in interaction between the citizens takes place and their opinion obtained for the better implementation of industrial programmes.
8. Postal Address of the Main Office:
General Manager, District Industries Centre,
At/PO: Bhawanipatna- 766001, Dist: Kalahandi