HANDMADE PAPER INSTITUTE, PUNE - Maharashtra State Khadi and Village Industries Board, Mumbai

HANDMADE PAPER INSTITUTE, PUNE

In order to develop and sustain this traditional industry Board has taken up the development Programme of the Hand Made Paper Institute though its departmental unit at Pune viz. Handmade Paper Institute. Where the mode techniques are adopted in the production process of handmade paper.

At Hand Made Paper Institute, Pune. development activities are undertaken through Production, Research, Training and Extension departments. In Production Department Manufacturing of High class Hand Made Paper, in Research Department Activities of HMP production by using different raw materials are undertaken. In Training Division training of

HMP manufacturing in scientific and sophisticated ways is imparted. Extension Division arrange for the Market to the HMP manufactured by other centres, in the State and also the technical guidance is extended.

During the year under report the Production Division of the Institute manufactured High Quality H M P of different types. In this division 41.76 kg. of paper worth Rs. 1142.50 lacks was produced. Sale to the tune Rs. 38.03 lacks was recorded for selling 102.10 Kgs. of HM Paper By this 55 people were provided with employment opportunities.

In Extension Division the possibilities of HMP production by using various raw materials were analysed qualitatively. Similar activity took place in case of HMP produced by other centres and Research activity also was undertaken

Achievement of HMPI during last 3 years is as follows:-

Rs. in Lacks

Sr.No.

Year

Production

Sales

Employment

Paper export

weight

Kg.

Value

Rs.

Weight

Kg.

Value

Rs.

No.

weight

weight

M.T.

Value

Rs.

3.

2014-2015

442.80

2408.24

395.47

2680.01

93

4

2015-2016

142.16

142.16

2006.01

2179.57

109

5

2016-2017

41.76

114.50

38.03

102.10

55