|ABOUT VILLAGE INDUSTRIES|
A “Village Industry” means –
(i) ...any industry located in a rural area which produces any goods or renders any service with or without the use of power and in which the fixed capital investment per head of an artisan or a worker does not exceed [one lakh rupees] or such other sum as may, by notification in the Official Gazette, be specified from time to time by the Central Government;
Provided that any industry specified in the Schedule and located in an area other than a rural area and recognised as a village industry at any time before the commencement of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (Amendment) Act, 1987 shall, notwithstanding anything contained in the sub-clause, continue to be a village industry under this Act;
Provided further that in the case of any industry located in a hilly area, the provisions of this sub-clause shall have effect as if for the words "one lakh rupees", the words "one lakh and fifty thousand rupees" had been substituted.
(ii) ...any other non-manufacturing unit established for the sole purpose of promoting, maintaining, assisting, servicing (including mother units) or managing any village industry.
|VILLAGE INDUSTRIES UNDER KVIC'S PURVIEW|
|RURAL INDUSTRY SERVICE CENTRES (RISC)|
|GRAMODYOG SHILPI/ARTISAN AWARD|