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                                                                             Panaji, June 26, 2018

                                                                             Asadha, 5, 1940


          Goa Handicrafts, Rural and Small Scale Industries Development Corporation limited (GHRSSIDC) has invited applications in the prescribed proforma from eligible Goan Clay Idol Makers (Artisans) for providing assistance in the form of subsidy during the financial year 2018-19.


          The subsidy is for eligible registered  Artisans on first come basis intended to encourage traditional clay idol making and preserve ancient art form and facilitate effective implementation of ban on Plaster of Paris idols in the State of Goa.


          Incentive Scheme is disbursed in the form of subsidy upto Rs 25,000 per artisan @ Rs. 100/- per idol of minimum height of one foot. Sale of Application form from June 27, 2018 to July 16, 2018 at Rs. 30 each at GHRSSIDC opp new mala-patto bridge, Neugi Nagar Panaji, Bicholim Pottery Centre at Bicholim Industrial Estate, Aprant Emporium at Margao Residency and Aprant Emporium at Mapusa Residency.


          Last date for submission is July 23, 2018. Inspection will be conducted from September 1, 2018 to September 9, 2018. Date of submission of documents for claiming subsidy is on or before October 3, 2018. It is further informed that detailed scheme document is available at above offices.