Department Information


1.Tumakuru Head Office & other branch offices Name with complete address 


Joint Director 

Department of Industries & Commerce,

District Industries Centre, B.H. Road, Tumakuru 


2.Contact details (office Name, Designation & Landline no.)


Office of the Joint Director 

District Industries Centre, 

Industrial Estate, B.H. Road, Tumakuru 

Ph: 0816-2280741

Fax: 0816-2281562



3.Hierarchy of office


                1. Joint Director 

                2. Deputy Director 

                3. Assistant Director (Administration)

                4. Assistant Director   (Trade Promotion) 

                5. Industrial Promotion Officer  

                6. Superintendent 

                7. Stenographer 

                8. FDA

                9. SDA

                10. Typist 




4.Department General information(About the department, objective, vision)


  The Department has come in to existence with a view to promote small scale industries and to encourage rural artisans 


                1.1 Objectives 



 The objective of the department are as under: 


                To assess the present natural and human resources, skills available in the district and study their present utilisation and explore the possibilities for further industrial development. 

                Based on the available infrastructure facilities suggest improvement in the same for better industrial growth. 

                Keeping in view the availability of resources and demand potential identify the scope for setting up new small, tiny and village industries in the district. 

                Based on the existing and proposed medium and large industries, explore the possible of setting ancillary manufacturing and service units. 


                Taking into account the present level of Technology utilised in the existing industries suggest measures for Technology Upgradation, so that better productivity can be achieved. 

                To give suitable information to prospective  entrepreneurs regarding establishment of small scale industries, facilities available in the department for small scale industries.

                To create entrepreneurship among the prospective  entrepreneurs. 

                Organising entrepreneurs development programme / entrepreneurs awareness programme. 

                Organising industrial seminars / exhibitions / workshops. 

                Preparation of project reports and to provide escort service. 





                1) Establishment of maximum number of small scale industries.

                2) To create more employment opportunities among educated & employed youth.  



5.  Programmes & Schemes  



                1) Incentives and Concessions to Small / Medium industries.  

                2)  Prime Minster  Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)

                3)  Special Component Plan & Tribal Sub Plan.  (SCP / TSP)  

                4) Issue of Entrepreneurs Memorandum PART-I Acknowledgement  

                5) Issue of Entrepreneurs Memorandum PART-II Acknowledgement  

                6) Conducting District Level / Taluka Level Entrepreneurs Development Programme & 


             Entrepreneurs Awareness Programmes. 

                7) Organising  Industrial Seminars / Exhibitions. 




6. Facilities/Services provided by the department & procedure to get facilities/services.


                1) Incentives and Concessions to Small / Medium industries.




Classification of Taluks of Tumakuru District Into Zones for the purpose of administering incentives & Concessions






(More Backward Taluk)



(More Backward Taluk)



(Backward Taluk)



(Industrieally Develped Taluk)


Kunigal, Madugiri,

Gubbi, Sira, Pavagada









Package of incentives and concessions offered for investments 


I) Investment Promotion Subsidy

                a) Micro Mfg Enterprises 


Zone 1 : 25% VFA (maz. Rs. 10 Lakhs) 

Zone 2 : 20% VFA (max. Rs.7.5 lakhs) 

Zone 3 : 15% VFA (max. Rs. 5 Lakhs) 

Zone 4 :  Nill


                b) Small mfg Enterprises 


Zone 1 : 20% VFA (maz. Rs.20 Lakhs) 

Zone 2 : 15% VFA (max. Rs.15 lakhs) 

Zone 3 : 10% VFA (max. Rs. 10. Lakhs) 

Zone 4 :  Nill


                c) Medium Mfg Enterprises (Those who employ minimum 25 workers) 


Zone 1 :  Rs. 30 Lakhs 

Zone 2 :  Rs.20 lakhs) 

Zone 3 :  Nill

Zone 4 :  Nill


                1) Exemption from Stamp Duty


MSME, Large and Mega Projects: 


                2) Concessional Registration Charges 


MSME, Large and Mega Projects


                3) Waiver of Conversion fine 


MSME, Large and Mega Projects 


                4) Exemption from Entry Tax. 


MSME, Large and Mega Projects: 


                5) Incentives for Export oriented Enterprises. 


MSME, Large and Mega Projects. 


                6) Exemption of APMC Cess / Fees


MSME, Large and Mega Projects 


                7) Subsidy for Setting up ETPs


MSME large and Mega Projects 


                8) Interest Free Loan on Vat. 


Large and Mega Projects 

                9) Anchor Unit Subsidy



                10) Special incentives for Enterprises coming up in low HDI Districts  


           Only for Large & Mega Projects: 


                11) Interest Subsidy 


             Micro Manufacturing Enterprises


                12) Exemption from Electricity Duty 


Micro & Small Mfg. Enterprises


                13) Technology Up gradation, Quality certification and patent Registration 


            Micro & Small Mfg Enterprises. 


                14) Water harvesting / conservation  measures 


Small & Medium Mfg. Enterprises in all Zone


                15) Energy Conservation 


Small & Medium Mfg. Enterprisess in all Zones. 


                16) Addl. Incentives to the enterprises following Reservation Policy of the State. 

                17) Refund of cost incurred for preparation Project Report. 


           Micro & Small Mfg., Enterprises


II)  Prime Minster Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)


  This Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) scheme is controlled by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India.

           This scheme is started by Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Govt. of India as single nodal agency at National Level.  At State Level, the Scheme is to be implemented by State Khadi & Village Industries Boards (KVIBs) in rural areas and by District Industries Centres (DICs) in Urban areas.


                (i) Quantum and Nature of Financial Assistance: -\



The maximum cost of project/unit admissible under manufacturing sector is Rs.25 lacs.  The maximum cost of project/unit admissible under business / service sector is Rs.10 lacs. 



        Beneficiary’s contribution        (of  project cost)

Rate of Subsidy (of project cost)

Term loan 

Area (location of project / unit)




The balance amount of the total project cost will be provided by Banks as term loan.

General Category





Special (including SC/ST etc.)







 The Government subsidy under the scheme will be routed by KVIC through the identified banks for eventual distribution to the beneficiaries in their Bank Accounts.  Banks will sanction 90% of the project cost in case of General Category of beneficiary / institution and 95% in case of special category of beneficiary / institution and disburse the full amount suitably for setting up the project.  


(ii) Eligibility Condition: -  


(i) Any individual, above 18 years of age 

                1. There will be no income ceiling for assistance for setting up projects under PMEGP.

                2. For setting up of project costing above Rs.10 lakh in the manufacturing sector and above Rs. 5 lakh in the business /service sector, the beneficiaries should  possess at least VIII standard pass educational qualification.  

                3. Assistance under the Scheme is available only for new projects sanctioned specifically under the PMEGP.

                4. Self Help Groups (including those belonging to BPL provided that they have not availed benefits under any other Scheme) are also eligible for assistance under PMEGP.   

                5. Institutions registered under Societies Registration    Act,1860;

                6. Production Co-operative Societies, and

                7. Charitable Trusts.

                8. Existing Units (under PMRY, REGP or any other scheme of Government of India or State Government) and the units that have already availed Government Subsidy under any other scheme of Government of India or State Government are not eligible.


Other eligibility conditions: 


                (i) A certified copy of the caste/community certificate or relevant document issued by the competent authority in the case of other special categories, is required to be produced by the beneficiary to the concerned branch of the Banks along with the Margin Money (subsidy) Claim.



                (ii) A certified copy of the bye-laws of the institutions is required to be appended to the Margin Money (subsidy) Claim, wherever necessary.



                (iii)  Project cost will include Capital Expenditure and one cycle of Working Capital.  Projects without Capital Expenditure are not eligible for financing under the Scheme.  Projects costing more than Rs.5 lakh, which do not require working capital, need clearance from the Regional Office or Controller of the Bank’s Branch and the claims are required to be submitted with such certified copy of approval from Regional Office or Controller, as the case may be.



                (iv)  Cost of the land should not be included in the Project cost. Cost of the ready built as well as long lease or rental Work-shed/Workshop can be included in the project cost subject to  restricting  such  cost of ready built as well as long lease or rental workshed/workshop to be included in the project cost  calculated for a maximum period of 3 years only.



                (v)  PMEGP is applicable to all   new viable micro enterprises, including Village Industries projects except activities indicated in the negative list of Village Industries. 





(1) The Institutions/Production Co-operative Societies/Trusts specifically registered as such and SC/ ST/ OBC/ Women/ Physically Handicapped / Ex-Servicemen and Minority Institutions with necessary provisions in the bye-laws to that effect are eligible for Margin Money (subsidy) for the special categories.  However, for   Institutions /Production Cooperative Societies/Trusts not registered as belonging to special categories, will be eligible for Margin Money (Subsidy) for general category. 


(2) Only one person from one family is eligible for obtaining financial assistance for setting up of projects under PMEGP.  The ‘family’ includes self and spouse.  


Selection of Applicants: - KVIB/KVIC/DIC officer, after ascertaining the applications will forward the same to the respective District Task Force Committees for evaluation and recommendation to the Board

Rate of interest and Repayment Schedule  Normal rate of interest shall be charged. Repayment schedule may range between 3 to 7 years after an initial moratorium as may be prescribed by the concerned bank/financial institution. 

Village Industry Any Industry including Coir based projects (except those mentioned in the negative list) which produces goods or renders any service with or without the use of power and in which the fixed capital investment per head of a full time artisan or worker i.e. Capital Expenditure on workshop/workshed, machinery and furniture divided by full time employment created by the project does not exceed Rs. 1 lakh in plain areas and Rs.1.50 lakh in hilly areas. 

Rural Area

(i)  Any area classified as Village as per the revenue record of the State/Union Territory, irrespective of population.

(ii)  It will also include any area even if classified as town, provided its population does not exceed 20,000 persons

 Negative List of Activities:


 The following list of activities will not be permitted under PMEGP for setting up of micro enterprises / projects /units. 


                a) Any industry/business connected with Meat(slaughtered),i.e.processing, canning and/or serving items made of it as food,production/manufacturing or sale of intoxicant items like Beedi/Pan/Cigar/Cigarette etc., any Hotel or Dhaba or sales outlet serving liquor,preparation/producing tobacco as raw materials, tapping of toddy for sale.

                b) Any industry/business connected with cultivation of crops/plantation like Tea, Coffee, Rubber etc. sericulture (Cocoon rearing),Horticulture, Floriculture, Animal Husbandry like Pisciculture, Piggery,Poultry, Harvester machines etc.

                c) Manufacturing of Polythene carry bags of less than 20 microns thickness and manufacture of carry bags or containers made of recycled plastic for storing, carrying, dispensing or packaging of food stuff and any other item which causes environmental problems.

                d) Industries such as processing of Pashmina Wool and such other products like hand spinning and hand weaving, taking advantage of Khadi Programme under the purview of Certification Rules and availing sales rebate.

                e)  Rural Transport (Except Auto Rickshaw in Andaman & Nicobar Islands, House Boat, Shikara & Tourist Boats in J&K and Cycle Rickshaw).



                2)  Special Component Plan & Tribal Sub Plan.  (SCP / TSP)  

                Implementation and Monitoring of Special Component Plan (SCP) and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) schemes to provide assistance to the SC and ST artisans;



                 Training.

                 Living cum worksheds.

                 Improved toolkits.



                3) Issue of Entrepreneurs Memorandum PART-I Acknowledgement  


  EM PART-1 apply on Online Registration   


                4) Issue of Entrepreneurs Memorandum PART-II Acknowledgement  



  EM PART-1 apply on Online Registration   


                5) Conducting District Level / Taluka Level / Hobli Level Entrepreneurs Development Programme &             Entrepreneurs Awareness Programmes. 

                6) Vendor development programmes.



                7) Organising  Industrial Seminars / Exhibitions. 



7. Important Notification, Circulars.

   (As per Industrial Policy-2009-14 & PMEGP Guidelines) 


8. Other information etc.



9.if any government notifications circulars etc are in  hard copy then scanned document will be    uploaded by providing links


               (As per Industrial Policy-2009-14)


All information should be in the word format & same should be copied in the CD

Hard copy of details should be attested by the department officer with seal & signature 





                Joint Director,

               D.I.C. Tumakuru.