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Objectives – Role of DIC

District Industries Centre is the nodal agency for promotion of micro,small,medium, large scale, Handicraft and cottage enterprise in the district. DIC also implements employment programmes like PMEGP scheme for educated unemployed youths to engage themselves and others in productivity ISB sector. Regional Industries Centre, Kalinganagar located at Jagatpur looks after the industrial development of the Jajpur District.

The aim and Objective of the D.I.C is to promote MSME unit in the District and providing marketing support to the products of msme units. The subsidy are also provided to the MSME units as per Govt. Guidelines as and when applicable.The D.I.C is also liationing with the line departments like O.S.F.C,Commercial Banks,for providing Loan to the MSME units.Government land are also allotted through IDCO under single window system.DIC acknowledges the EM-I and EM-II before & after commercial production of the unit/enterprise.

Organisational Structure
Jajpur District is a newly created District carved out from erstwhile cuttack district since 1st April 1993 .The DIC is located at Jagatpur and looks after the Industrial Development of Jajpur District.. DIC Jagatpur started with effect from 1.4.1990 having been bifurcated from Cuttack Dist. Initially Athagarh Sub-Division ,Tangi-Choudwar Block, Jagatpur Industrial Estate & entire Jajpur district were in the operational jurisdiction of the D.I.C. However with effect from 1.1.2000, Jagtppur D.I.C. is exclusively working for Jajpur District only.Now it has been renamed as Regional Industries Centre.

The District Industries Centre, Jagatpur is headed by one Senior District Level Officer in O.I.S Cadre,e.g General Manager, Two nos. of class –I & class-II departmental Officers posts are there for assisting to the General Manager. Besides the above officers the office is consisting of one Insustrial Supervisor,One Economic Investigator,One O.K.VI Board supervisor,3 no of stenographer and 4 no. of ministerial staffs are in class-III ranks and 10 nos of IPOs (Industries promotion officers )

Activities -Micro, Small& Medium Enterprises In case of Manufacturing Enterprises-
Micro-A micro enterprise where the investment in plant and m/c does not exceed 25( twenty five) lakh rupees.
Small- A small enterprise,where the investment in plant and m/c is more than 25( twenty five) lakhs rupees but does not exceed (5) five crore rupees.
Medium- A medium Enterprise where the investment in plant and machinery is more than 5(five) crore rupees but does not exceed ten crore rupees.
But in case of the enterprise engaged in providing or rendering services as-
Micro-A micro enterprise where the investment in plant and m/c does not exceed 10( ten) lakh rupees.
Small- A small enterprise,where the investment in plant and m/c is more than 10( ten) lakhs rupees but does not exceed (2) two crore rupees.
Medium- A medium Enterprise where the investment in plant and machinery is more than 2(two) crore rupees but does not exceed 5( five) crore rupees.
Introduction on Small industries and handicrafts of the District.
The District Industries centre Jagatpur is the nodal agency of district level in discharging all service and supports required for promotion ,establishment and follow action in respect of large and medium,small scale and village industries in the district. Jajpur district is having a good potential of Large and medium industries besides small scale and cottage Industries(Artisan based) to provide employment opportunity to the skilled and semi skilled and wage earners to earn their livelihood .The industrial policy resolution (IPR) of Govt. of Odisha for 1980,1986,1992,1996,2001,2007 and MSMED policy-2009 have also extended healthy atmosphere for rapid growth of Industries in the district.

The district of Jajpur being rich in mineral deposit and having skilled human resources there is huge potential for establishment of SMEs.This is the only sector next to agriculture which can provide maximum employment to the unemployed mass. In the decreasing trend to employment in Govt. and public sector under taking the only option left for our young mass is for establishment of self ventures. The state Govt.’s present policy of employment mission will be successful through SMEs mostly.