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Government of India
Ministry of Textiles
31-August-2016 18:26 IST
Online Portal for Handloom Stall Allotment to bring Transparency with Ease


Online Portal for Handloom Stall Allotment was launched by Ms. Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles in New Delhi today. This portal is envisioned as a weaver friendly platform which shall streamline allotment of handloom stalls. Annually, an estimated 340 number of marketing events are supported by the office of Development Commissioner Handlooms.  The new portal will provide transparency, simplified procedures, ease of access and ensure level playing field to fresh applicants, weavers and organizations, to promote marketing  handloom products. Secretary Textiles directed that a similar portal for providing convenience to Handicraft Artisans should also be developed and launched early.  Senior officers of the Ministry of Textiles were present on the occasion.


How does the Online Portal work?

Weavers/Organizations will be able to apply on online portal as and when online applications are called by way of advertisements in leading newspapers.  Weavers/Organizations will register themselves for Applying for Allotment for the first time. Thereafter their data base will keep updating. System will allot them a login and pass-word for the purpose of submitting application. 

After getting registered, they can apply online. Online applications will automatically get forwarded to the Weavers Service Centre (WSC) under whose jurisdiction applicant falls. WSCs will have to  scrutinize the applications of eligible applicants online within stipulated time and also have to state the reasons for not recommending a particular application. The recommended Applications will be compiled centrally by system and will be ready for computerized draw. State wise and slot wise computerized list of selected candidates including waitlist will be prepared.

System will send alert SMS and email to the allottee mentioning allotment of stall along with stall number. The applicant will be able to take printout of allotment letter from portal after login into it. With the printed copy of allotment letter they can approach to the organizers for handing over them the stalls.

This may be accessed via web-link:



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