Notice Inviting applications for engaging Textile Designer cum marketing executive in Block level Clusters in Office of The Development Commissioner (Handdlooms) North Zone.
The office of the Development Commissioner for Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles,
Government of India has amended the existing provision for engaging designer in Block
level cluster under National Handloom Development Program (NHDP)/ Comprehensive
Handloom Cluster Development Scheme (CHCDS). As per the amended provisions, a
qualified designer/agency will be engaged in the Block level cluster by the Implementing
Agency for producing new designs and marketable products for the cluster. Designer will
develop the design portfolios, which will be further developed into sellable products by the
handloom weavers who do not have much exposure to market and thus not aware of the
consumer preference and other market trends.
Once the design portfolio is developed, the process of product development will begin.
Products will be developed by the weavers of the cluster. The total cost of designers and
sample development will be borne from the funds provided by the GoI to the IA. Designs
created by the designers will be provided free of cost to all the interested weavers of the
A firm/agency is eligible to support the cluster by providing their designer, fulfilling the
eligibility norms. In such a case, CV of the designer should be forwarded by the agency
An individual, fulfilling the eligibility norms can also apply.
1.1 Eligibility Norms
The applicant should have passed out from a Design Institute of repute. The applicant
should have at least 2 yrs. experience of working as Designer, preferably with experience of
working in handlooms and should have track record for promotion and development of
textiles, including handlooms.
2. Duration of the Project
Project duration is for 3 years. The designer will be engaged initially for a year which is
extendable, subject to satisfactory performance.
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