Umden Eri Cluster – Meghalaya

The Umden Eri cluster is a traditional cluster which is located in the Ri- Bhoi district of Meghalaya. The cluster is located in a hilly area and has a moderate climate which is suitable for rearing of silk worms. The cluster comprises of 17 villages which are located within a range of 12 kms. The […]

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Pyranga Eri Cluster, Boko, Assam

The climatic condition prevailing in the entire North Eastern Region (NER) is suitable for commercial exploitation of all four varieties of silk i.e., Mulberry Silk, Tasar Silk, Muga Silk & Eri Silk. Specially Assam has a favorable agro-climatic conditions for healthy growth and development of the Eri Silk. The tradition of Eri rearing, spinning and […]

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Greater Imphal Jewellery Cluster

Inherently the people of Manipur have had a thirst for gold jewellery and it had great importance in the princely state of Manipur since times immemorial. Jewellery had been a symbol of social status among the kings, queens, royal attendants and even the masses of Manipur. The Greater Imphal area comprises of the twin districts […]

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Bogulamari Jute Cluster – Dhubri

Dhubri is called the “Land of Rivers” as it is covered three sides by rivers. Dhubri was an important commercial centre and had a busy river port particularly for jute and amongst other resources, jute is one resource which is available in abundance and the jute craft industry has evolved as an important economic activity […]

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The New Age Entrepreneur

Since the 1980’s ,the world of work has changed dramatically. We have all witnessed the turbulence resulting from waves of corporate restructurings and downsizing. Thus it is not surprising that the career aspirations of those people left in the workforce would also start changing. The old corporate ‘psychological contract’ implying a lifetime employment to loyal […]

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The Entrepreneurship Paradox- what it needs for entrepreneurs in the MSME sector to sustain

Since the 1980’s, the world of work has changed dramatically. We have all witnessed the turbulence resulting from waves of corporate restructurings and downsizings. Thus it is not surprising that the career aspirations of those people left in the workforce would also start changing. The old corporate ‘psychological contract’ implying a lifetime employment to loyal […]

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