Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises

Cluster Set Up Under Traditional Industries

Posted On: 03 FEB 2020 5:54PM by PIB Delhi

Ministry of MSME is implementing a ‘Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries’ (SFURTI) Scheme under which financial support is being provided for setting up of traditional industries clusters viz. Khadi, Coir & Village industries clusters.

The objectives of the SFURTI Scheme are:


  1.       To develop clusters of traditional industries in the country over a period of five years.
  2. To make traditional industries more competitive, market-driven, productive and profitable.
  3. To strengthen the local governance system of industry clusters, with active participation of the local stakeholders, so that they are enabled to development initiatives.
  4. To build up innovated and traditional skills, improved technologies, advanced processes, market intelligence and new models of public-private partnerships, so as to gradually replicate similar models of cluster-based regenerated traditional industries.


This information was given by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.




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