GRIMCO (Gujarat Rural Industries Marketing Corporation Ltd.) is established on 16th May, 1979 under Companies Act, 1956. It is fully owned and promoted by Govt. of Gujarat under Cottage & Rural Industries Sector.
GRIMCO is working for providing employment to the artisans of Cottage & Village industry.
Provide training to BPL artisan of the state.
Execution of various schemes introduced by various Department of the Government.
It provides facilities to rural artisans for marketing their goods. As the artisans are not organised they have to depend for sale of their finished products on intermediary agents and private traders and as such they get much less return as compared to their hard work put up by them. With the taking over of the marketing work by the corporation they will comparatively get more return.
The corporation has a mission to create opportunities of employment at district level having expanded the scope of the job of the corporation in several districts of the state. The corporation is also going to undertake an activity to enable the artisans of the State connected with various trades to earn livelihood after providing tools under the skills of cottage village industry. As well as by providing assistance to several clusters in the field of survey, training, production, tools, construction of sheds and marketing under the scheme of government for cluster development.
Procurement and distribution of tools-kit for rural artisans of all districts under Manav Kalyan Yojana of Commissioner of Cottage Industries.