Tamil Nadu has approved a cluster project for coir units in Pollachi and has disbursed rs. 2.14 cr as first phase grant for the programme. A group of coir units had formed a special purpose vehicle and submitted a project to the government to make coir tufted mats and coir geo-textiles. The State would give rs. 5.77 cr out of the total cost of rs. 7.98 cr.