DISTRICT INDUSTRIES CENTRE
HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT
The Govt. of India introduced District Industries Centre during 1978. With a view to promote district-wise Industrial development in the Nation. During 1985 a seperate sub-office was formed at Karaikal. The activity of DIC was to survey the existing traditional and new Industries and als0 the availability of raw materials and human resources and making arrangements for training facilities in production / management of small units of entrepreneur.
first head of office : Thiru. H. Seetharaman
The present head of office : Thiru G.Ramakrishnan, Functional Manager.
FUNCTIONS / OBJECTIVES
* Training unemployed youth in basic skills to enable them to
self employment and other jobs in industrial units.
* Training in Handicrafts is imparted to unemployed youth.
* Training in Coir works are given to village youths.
* The PMRY scheme was implemented in this region since 1993 onwards. Selected beneficiaries are given financial assistance through banks.