• Kushinagar
  • Banana Fibre Products

    Banana Fibre Products

    The banana fibre is used for making threads, carry-bags, filaments and organic compost. This industry has very promising prospects in district owing to the abundant cultivation of banana in the district. Banana fiber is a natural fiber which has wide range of uses in handicraft product development such as mat, rope and twines, but only 10% of its pseudo stem is being used for making products and remaining is used as fertilizer. Mostly the fibre is extracted by manual process and the yield of fibre is very low. This kind of manual process needs skilled labor.


    Kushinagar (also known as Kusinagar, Kusinara, Kasia and Kasia Bazar) is a pilgrimage town. The district is named after Kush the son of Lord Rama as stated in the epic Ramayana. It is also believed that a type of grass called Kush is found in abundant quantity in the district hence the district is named Kushinagar.

    Kushinagar has the Main Stupa ( a circular civil structure made on the ashes of Lord Buddha) , a 6.10 metre statue of Lord Buddha which is the tallest statue of Lord Buddha found till date among all over the world and Maha Parinirvan Temple, which considered as holiest place in the world for Buddhists.

    The agriculture land is most suitable for sugarcane, paddy, wheat, fruits and turmeric. It is also known for its banana fibre products. The banana fibre is extensively used as a blending material in textile industry; Pulp industry and a wide range of Handicrafts are also made from Banana fibre.

    Banana Products

    This cottage industry of Kushinagar is able to provide employment to many people. Banana Chips, Banana stem products, Mats; Bags etc. are connected with modernity even after being manufactured in the traditional way. Every category of the society uses the products manufactured here. Artifacts, daily usable items as well as organic fertilizer are made from unusable portion of the Banana. Banana and its usable or unusable portions do not harm the environment being bio-degradable.

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    • Registered
      Industrial Units


    • Small Industries


    • Fibre Industries
    • Sugar Mill Industries
    • Engineering Industries
    • Distilleries

    • Food Products
    • Beverages
    • Woolen, silk & artificial Thread based clothes
    • Ready-made garments & embroidery
    • Wood/wooden based furniture
    • Paper & Paper products
    • Leather based
    • Chemical/Chemical based
    • Rubber, Plastic & petro based
    • Mineral based
    • Metal based (Steel Fab.)
    • Metal Products
    • Machinery & Part Except Electrical
    • Electrical machinery and apparatus
    • Transport equipment & Part
    • Misc. Manufacturing
    • Repairing & Service Industry
    • Micro
    • Artisan


    Relevant Schemes & Policies

    S.No Department Scheme
    1 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana
    2 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Mega Cluster
    3 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Marketing Support & Services
    4 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Research & Development
    5 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Rajiv Gandhi Shilpi Swasthya Bima Yojana
    6 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Aam Admi Bima Yojana
    7 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Margin Money Scheme for Artisans under MUDRA Yojna
    8 Department of MSME & Export  Promotion MSME Schemes
    9 Export Promotion Bureau, GoUP Export Promotional Schemes
    10 MSME Policy - 2017 Department of MSME & Export Promotion, GoUP
    11 Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Policy - 2012 Department of MSME & Export Promotion, GoUP
    12 ODOP CFC (Common Facility Centre) Scheme
    13 ODOP Market Development Assistance Scheme
    14 ODOP Finance Assistance Scheme
    15 ODOP Skill Development & Toolkit Distribution Scheme
    16 Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana (PMKVY)
    17 Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce How to Export (Step by Sstep Approach)
    18 Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce Foreign Trade Policy