The RTIG is established by The Gujarat State as Service Institute and is the first of its kind in country. The endeavor of the Institute is to coordinate the efforts to promote the concept of appropriate Technology for the Rural Development in general and for the benefit of rural artisans and cottage Industries in particular.
Area of work : Rural Development Activity in Gujarat State
Annual Budget : 1.52 crores for the year 2001-2002
The prime work of the Institute is to carry out the Research and Development for developing more efficient prototype tools/equipments/ machines for the use of rural artisans. This work is being done in three ways. Firstly ; Institute is trying to increase the working efficiency of the existing tools/ equipments/ machines by introducing minor or major changes . secondly ; Institute is trying to introduce more remunerative activities in the place of obsolete old economic activity gradually dying for want of appropriate technology. Thirdly ; Institute is undertaking miniaturization of the sophisticated machineries being used by big units.
Some of the Prototype developed by the Institute : Sheet Metal Folding Machine Improved Potter Wheel Briquette Making Machine Sheet Metal rolling Machine Pug Mill Papad Dryer Square Pipe Bending Machine Kaleda Making Machine Improved Handloom Searing Cutting Machine Pearl Drilling Machine Welding Fume Absorber Buffing Machine Briquette Making tool Kalingna Decorticator Glazing Machine Sharthi Loom Mould of Stone Block Jack Setting Machine Cycle type rope making Machine Bobbin Filling Machine Paddle Leather Tanning Drum Doormat frame Gum Collector
Organizing Skill Upgradation Programme .The skill up-gradation programmes of the Institute are distinct in nature due to following characteristics: · Short duration · Full time attendance · Nearest to the beneficiary’s residence · More emphasis on work experience
Pilot Project for creating Demonstrative Effect
Bee Keeping Programme, Traditional Fancy LeatherArticle making Training
Along with the development of more efficient prototypes, Institute is also trying to introduce more remunerative new economic activities in the place of traditional activities becoming obsolete due to change of technology from time to time. These are;
Leather Sports Goods · School and Travel Bags · Acrylic Articles and Carving · Fiber Glass Reinforced Plastic · Jawaja Type Vegetable Tanned Leather Articles · Natural Fiber Articles · Precast Building Materials · Black/Red/Glazed pottery Articles from local clay with low temperature.
Nr. GH-4, Sector 12,
Phone No :-91(79) 3223449, 3223858
Fax No :-(91079)3221598
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Rural Technology Institute Gujarat