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FICCI To Celebrate 2nd National Handloom Day

To mark the importance of handloom in economic social life, FICCI and its Ladies Organisation (FLO) is celebrating 2nd National Handloom day at Federation house, New Delhi, on August seven. An exhibition of handlooms, khadi & related products and buyer-seller meetings would be organized on this day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, had inaugurated the 1st National Handloom day in Chennai on the same day last year saying that the world…
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Government Invites Entries For Handloom Awards

The centre has invited entries for the newly instituted awards to be given for excellence in design development and marketing of handloom products, according to an official release. The awards are to be conferred to selected persons or institutions on the occasion of National Handloom Day on August seven. The ministry of textiles would confer five national awards and ten national merit awards in the field of marketing of handloom…
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Handloom Utsav Begins At New Delhi Today

To create awareness about Indian handloom amongst the youth, Handloom Utsav, a crafts fair started at the Handloom Marketing Complex, janpath in New Delhi from today. Organized by the Department of Fabric and Apparel Science, Lady Irwin College, Delhi University, in collaboration with Office of Development Commissioner (Handlooms), the three-day fair will showcase handloom products by award winning artisans from all over India. People will also have an opportunity to…
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Rs 125 Cr Loan Waiver Scheme By AP Govt, On Handloom Day

The National Handloom Day on August seven was celebrated in Vijayawada in a colourful manner with weavers exhibiting their best work, attracting scores of people to appreciate the workmanship. On this occasion, Andhra Pradesh minister for textiles and handlooms, Kollu Ravindra said that the state government plans to announce a Rs 125-crore loan waiver scheme which would benefit about lakh weavers from the state. Apart from this, the state is…
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PM Calls For Enhanced Handloom Use

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for enhanced use of handloom saying that a similar call he had given earlier at 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on khadi fabric increased the sale of the item by 60 per cent. Launching the 'National Handloom Day' at Madras University, Modi said "I asked people to use one item of khadi and I have been informed that the sale of the product had gone…
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PM To Launch National Handloom Day On August 7

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil "India Handloom" brand for better market positioning of quality handloom products on August seven -- the day Swadeshi Movement was launched in 1905 -- at a mega event to mark the first-ever National Handloom Day in Chennai. "The first National Handloom Day will be launched by the Prime Minister in Chennai on August seven. This day has been chosen to honour the Swadeshi Andolan.…
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