New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): On Saturday, Minister of Textiles, Commerce, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Piyush Goyal opens a Design Resource Center in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, and Chhattisgarh on the 7th National Handwoven Car Constructed Weavers Service Center in Raigarh, State. Day. Piyush Goyal states that measures must be taken to increase
New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): On Saturday, Minister of Textiles, Commerce, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Piyush Goyal opens a Design Resource Center in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, and Chhattisgarh on the 7th National Handwoven Car Constructed Weavers Service Center in Raigarh, State. Day.
Piyush Goyal states that measures must be taken to increase the production capacity of the handroom sector from the existing 60,000 rupees to more than 10,000 rupees within three years. He added that over the next three years, the goal of increasing handwoven exports from the existing 2,500 rupees to 10,000 rupees needs to be set.
Shri Goyal said that for the event during the 7th National Handweaving Day held here today, the country will ensure sustainable development of the handweaving sector, thereby giving handwoven weavers and workers financial strength. And said he is working to instill pride in its exquisite craftsmanship.
The Minister said that the Prime Minister’s call for a national-level “My Handloom My Pride Expo” declaration was from August 1st to August 15th, 2021 at Dilli Haat, New Delhi, on the 7th National Handloom Day.
The exhibition will be open to the public for 15 days until August 15, 2021 from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm and is expected to attract more than 10,000 visitors.
To commemorate this historic opportunity and to celebrate our hand-weaving tradition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared August 7, 2015 as National Hand-Weaving Day. By linking with MyHandloomMyPride, you can get Handloom products and showcase their grandeur.
He said that the National Handwoven Development Corporation (NHDC), in cooperation with the respective state governments, has three handwoven craft villages in Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Mopara Village, Golaghat District, Assam, Kanihama, Budgam and Srinagar. Congratulations on the establishment.
Goyal advised Handloom Development Corporation to revitalize this sector with new ideas and the latest technological advances in accordance with changing requirements. He said it was very important to think wisely about how the sector could be self-reliant without government support. “By making Atmanilbar ourselves, we can make Atmanilbar in India,” he said. Handicraft craftsman.
This will allow weavers and craftsmen to sell directly to consumers. He added that steps have been taken to bring weavers to the government’s electronic market (GeM) to support the hand-weaving sector and enable a wider market.
This step allows weavers to sell their products directly to various government departments and organizations. So far, about 15,000 rupees of weavers have been installed in the GeM portal, he added.
Darushana Jardosh, Minister of State of the Textile Union, also attended the event. (ANI)