Cluster Needs Assessment Program

After the completion of the mapping, SME Foundation is now conducting needs assessment program to design and implement a cluster development action plan. Till the end of FY 2015-16, the Foundation has conducted pre-visits to 99 clusters and needs assessment to 61 clusters. The main information collected during the cluster needs assessment program covers the following areas:
•    Product and its market
•    Raw material and its source
•    Machineries used
•    Product quality
•    Training (provided and required)
•    Credit and finance
•    Future prospect

The reports of needs assessment completed clusters could be found below:/ The SME Foundation has already completed “Needs Assessment” of the Following Clusters:
1.    Electrical and Electronics Cluster, Shaympur, Dhaka
2.    Leather Cluster, Siddiquebazar, Dhaka
3.    Light Engineering Cluster, Dholaikhal, Dhaka
4.    Shoe Cluster, Pallabi, Dhaka
5.    Plastics Cluster, Islambag, Dhaka
6.    Plastics Cluster, Kamrangirchar, Dhaka
7.    Handicrafts Cluster, Gheor, Manikganj
8.    Diagnostic Center Cluster, Charpara, Mymensingh
9.    Rice Mill Cluster, Digharpar, Sherpur
10.    Rice Mill Cluster, nawhata, Sherpur
11.    Auto Rice Miil Cluster, Kalihati, Tangail
12.    Rice Mill Cluster, Ghatail, Tangail
13.    Handloom Cluster, Delduar, Tangail
14.    Handloom Cluster, Bolla, Tangail
15.    Diagnostic Center Cluster, Tangail
16.    Shoe Cluster, Bhairab, Kishoreganj
17.    Light Engineering Cluster, Jatrabari, Dhaka
18.    PVC Pipe Cluster, Bangsal, Dhaka
19.    Benarasi Cluster, Mirpur, Dhaka
20.    Cricket Bat Cluster, Baldia, Pirojpur
21.    Shoe Cluster, Pirbari, Brahmanbaria
22.    Leather Cluster, Purbo Madarbari, Chittagong
23.    Light Engineering Cluster, Station road, Comilla
24.    Wood Cluster, Chagolnaiya, Feni
25.    Light Engineering Cluster, Muradpur, Chittagong
26.    Light Engineering Cluster, Pahartali, Chittagong
27.    Handicrafts Cluster, Laksmipur
28.    Bakery and Confectionary Cluster, Khulna
29.    Flower Processing Cluster, Godkhali, Jessore
30.    Coconul Oil Cluster, Bagerhat
31.    Textile Cluster, Kumarkhali, Kustia
32.    Rice Mill Cluster, khajanagar, Khustia
33.    Rice Mill Cluster, Jibonanagr, Chuadanga
34.    Light Engineering Cluster, Bus Stand, Jessore
35.    Light Engineering Cluster, Jhinaidah
36.    Rice Mill Cluster, Hatgopalpur, Jhinaidah
37.    Rice Mill Cluster, Narayanpur, Jhinaidah
38.    Gauge Bandage Cluster, Nalta, Satkhira
39.    Handicrafts Cluster, Islampur, Chapai Nababganj
40.    Knitwear Cluster, Shibganj, Chapai Nababganj
41.    Rice Mill Cluster, Nimtala, Natore
42.     Leather Cluster, Station Road, Natore
43.    Rice Mill Cluster, Pabna
44.    Hosiery Cluster, Pabna
45.    Light Engineering Cluster, Pabna
46.    Diagnostic Center Cluster, Pabna
47.    Light Engineering Cluster, Vodra, Rajshahi
48.    Boutique Cluster, Asam Colony, Rajshahi
49.    Jewelry Cluster, Naogaon
50.    Rice Mill Cluster, Mohadebpur, Naogaon
51.    Rice Mill Cluster, Sherpur, Bogra
52.    Light Engineering Cluster, Railway Market, Bogra
53.    Handloom Cluster, Saoil, Bogra
54.    Mat Cluster, Nishbetganj, Rangpur
55.    Hosiery Cluster, Gobindaganj, Gaibandha
56.    Rice Mill Cluster, Dimla, Nilphamari
57.    Rice mill Cluster, Jaldhaka, Nilphamari
58.    Rice mill Cluster, Borobazar, Nilphamari
59.    Handicrafts Cluster, Tetulia, Panchagar
60.    Rice Mill Cluster, Shibganj, Thakurgaon
61.    Agar-Atar Cluster, Sujanagar, Moulovibazar