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Govt sanctions ten handloom clusters for J&K
12
Jul '08
Shri Shankersinh Vaghela
Shri Shankersinh Vaghela
The Minister of Textiles, Shri Shankersinh Vaghela has said that the Government is working to promote the activities of HHEC and has sanctioned ten more clusters of Handlooms for J&K region with this objective.

Addressing the Parliamentary Consultative Committee meeting attached to his Ministry, Shri Vaghela said that Handicrafts and handlooms Exports Corporation, HHEC is running a number of activities to provide support to artisans and weavers for the upgradation of their skills, design inputs, training and marketing their products.

More than ten thousand weavers are getting direct and indirect employment through the activities of HHEC. The Minister informed the members that Corporation has 21 procurement centers all over the country to help and provide technical support to the grass root weavers.

Reiterating the Government's commitment for the marketing support to the artisans, the Textiles Minister said that Central Cottage Industries Corporation, CCIC does procurement and sales of quality handicrafts and handlooms products not only for the domestic market but also for abroad.

It has also opened showrooms to showcase traditional arts culture. He said the CCIC always lays emphasis in supporting artisan and has made efforts to eliminate the middlemen in the process of marketing of handlooms.

Briefing the members about the National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, NHHM, also known as Crafts Museum at Delhi, Shri Vaghela said that The Museum has a collection of over 32,000 artifacts consisting of Metal Icon, Lamps, Incense Burners and Ritual accessories. The Library of the Museum has more than 20,000 reference books and other periodicals.

Participating in the meeting the members suggested that the more centers should be opened to provide design support to the grass root artisans.

The meeting was attended by S/Shri Mohan Ponnuswamy, S.Anbalagan, Mahesh Kumar Kanodia, Abdul Rashid Shaheen, D.Vittal Rao, Santasri Chatterjee and Mohan Rawale.

Press Information Bureau Government of India

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