It is the promotional concern and for establishing foreign markets that the Indian Government has set up various boards. The main task of such boards is to look after the production level, export and import facet, making schemes effective and providing necessary funds for the growth of handloom industry. Along with this, their work process also includes providing advice to the government on the matters of implementing new technologies or trends. All this helps in making the backbone of handloom industry ever more strong.
All India Handloom Board
This handloom board has been formed under the leadership of Ministry of Textiles and is responsible for advising government on the growth prospects of handloom industry. It also tends to create various methods in enhancing the strength of handloom sector.
All India Power loom Board
This board was also formed under the leadership of Ministry of Textiles. Its responsibility is to advise the central ministry in the matters of the growth of power loom business. Apart from this, it also tends to help the government in policy and scheme making for the growth of this sector. Presently, it has 29 members.
Cotton Advisory Board
It is the representative body of Government, industries and traders, which is constituted for advising Government on the matter of production, consumption and marketing of cotton. Along with this, it is also responsible for maintaining a liaison between cotton textile industry, cotton growers, trade and the government.
Central Wool Development Board
This board has been formed for overlooking the production and growth of wool and woolen industry as a whole. With the help of Central Government, it also tends to implement various schemes and plans for the development of this industry. Its headquarters are in Jodhpur and the board has 19 members.
Jute Advisory Board
The main task of Jute Advisory Board is to advise the government on the production and growth of jute and mesta. This board is reconstituted after every two years and presently has a membership of 20 people.
Central Silk Board
It has been constituted for promoting the growth and development of sericulture in India. The programs meant for the development of sericulture are, initially, organized by state governments and this central board extends all kinds of facilities and help for promoting it. Apart from this, it also helps in the research and development process of this field.