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Status of Handlooms in Rajasthan – An Overview

Status in term of availability of looms, types of looms, number of weavers, etc has been g given in the following paragraph to assess the overall scenario and potential in terms of the state –
Number of Handlooms

  1. Active looms -6000 (approx)
  2. ldle looms- 27023
  3. Total looms-33023

No. of Handloom weavers as per last census
In cooperative fold

  1. Male-12940
  2. Female -3380
  3. Total - 13620

In non-cooperative fold

  1. Male- 44909
  2. Female-3380
  3. Total-48289

No. of Weaver cooperative Societies

  1. Active-209
  2. Dormant-606
  3. Total- 815

NUMBER OF HANDLOOMS IN RAJASTHAN:

DISTRICT NO. OF HANDLOOMS DISTRICT NO. OF HANDLOOMS
AJMER 902 BILWARA 939
NAGOR 1958 TONK 1204
BIKANER 1980 CHURU 1779
SRIGANGANAGAR 658 HANUMANGARH 616
ALWAR 458 BHARATPUR 1396
DAUSA 1391 DHOLPUR 390
JAIPUR 2994 JHUNJHUNU 56
SEEKAR 1362 BARMER 5039
JAISALMER 1636 JALOR 656
JODHPUR 2629 PALI 493
SIROHI 292 BARAN 715
BUNDI 251 JHALAWAR 56
KOTA 1791 SAWAIMADHOPUR+KAROLI 2006
CHITTORGARH 206 JANSWARA 170
RAJSAMAND 390 DUNGARPUR 99
    UDAIPUR 194
    TOTAL HANDLOOMS 34706

Source:WSC