Survey of Micro, Cottage Khadi and Village industries of Assam

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A study on Detail Survey of Micro, Cottage Khadi and Village industries of Assam’ was undertaken by IIE to investigate the present status as well as the major challenges of the potential rural manufacturing micro enterprise sector (both registered and unregistered) of the state, in all the six major categories, viz, Mineral based industry, Forest based industry, Agro based and Food Industry, Engineering and Non-conventional Energy and Textile Industry (excluding Khadi) sector. The study is conducted throughout the state covering 219 blocks. The survey at the block level as well as the enterprise level assisted in identifying the present operating status for each enterprise of the identified activity along with the major obstacles faced by the units.