Government Jobs in Cottage Industry


Cottage industry is a special form of small-scale industry where in production of commodities take place in homes and the members of the family themselves work as laborers. Normally, for the production of commodities, machines that are used in the day-to-day home activities are used in the cottage industry.

The basic feature of this industry is that it is fundamentally an unorganized sector coming under the type of small-scale industry. Even though, cottage industry is an industry wherein home is the production unit, there are government organizations in this industry to organize this sector and these organizations offer employment opportunities to the people.

Government organizations in Cottage Industry:

Government organizations in cottage industry procure goods produced by people engaged in this industry (i.e.) people engaged in production of some handcrafts and other items and sell them through emporium with a view to improve the cottage industry. The organizations in the cottage industry in government sector work under the Ministry of Textiles of Government of India. The government organizations working under cottage industry are:

Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India Limited

Ministry of small scale industries and Agro & Rural Industries

In addition to these, some of the state governments also have their own cottage industry corporation to encourage the development of this industry in the states.

Recent government jobs announced in cottage industry:

Recently the following public sector jobs were notified in the cottage industry in India:

Managers (Commercial/Publicity/EDP/MIS) - Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India Limited

Assistant General Managers (Buying/Merchandising) - Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India Limited

Deputy Manager (Finance) - Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India Limited

What is the educational qualification required for finding government jobs in Cottage Industry?

The required educational qualification purely depends on the position for which applications are invited. However, the minimum educational qualification would be that candidates must be graduates in any discipline.

Features of Cottage Industry:

Cottage industry normally operates from villages of a country where unemployment and underemployment are prevalent. Therefore, the industry enables the economy to flourish by absorbing a huge amount of surplus labour from the rural community thereby improving their quality of living.

Future of Cottage industry in India:

Cottage industry is normally characterized by a wide range of employment generation and the industry has given enormous employment opportunities to women in the developing countries like India. Government of India is also extending support to this sector by forwarding capital subsidies and by marketing the products of this industry. Therefore, this sector will see a very good growth in the future as well.



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4 Responses to “Government Jobs in Cottage Industry”

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    Mohd Aqil Khan:


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    i hve completed M,Sc,M.Phil.., in textile and clothing and now iam working as a lecturer.if there is any possible for me to get a government jobs in textiles?

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    i m doin grad.2nd year can i get a job in cottage industry?

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    Akansha jha:

    i need job in cottage industry i have done (h) from du and doing cs final simultaneously and also doing internship for 15 months in delhi metro rail corporation limited and completed 5 months internship and this year i will be pursuing llb from ccs university so if there is a job of my requirement kindly mail on my e-mail any my no is 9654086381