Analysis of Handloom Weavers’ Co-operative Societies : An Empirical Study of Selected Focal Centres in Erode District

Authors: Dr. Rizwana M., Dr. Senthilkumar

Abstract :

The present study is an effort to analyse the profile and organizational problems of Handloom Weavers’ Co-operative Societies in the selected handloom focal centres in Erode District. The study area is one of the major handloom market in TamilNadu. The study is empirical in nature. Asample of 140 Handloom weavers’ Co-operative Societies in Erode District has been considered for the study The primary data for analyzing the profile and organizational problems of the handloom societies has been collected through Structured Questionnaire method. The study found that majority of the handloom societies are considering ‘lack of modernized loom equipments’ and ‘Obsolete production techniques’ as their major organizational problem.

Keywords : Handloom, Co-operative Society