Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / J&K handicrafts to open new showrooms in three states
J&K handicrafts to open new showrooms in three states
20
Jun '09
To increase the sales of handicrafts and to improve the earnings of artisans, Jammu and Kashmir Handicrafts Corporation has decided to open three new showrooms outside the state. These showrooms would be opened in Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Gurgoan, informed a spokesman of the Corporation.

The decision was taken at the meeting of board of directors with state industries and Commerce Minister Mr. S S Slathia. The Corporation has already started to renovate its branch at Irwin Road, New Delhi, he added.

In the current fiscal, the Corporation has fixed a target of Rs. 11.13 crore. Various expos and exhibitions would also be organized in various cities of the country as well as at different places in overseas markets by the Corporation.

Mr. Slathia said in the meeting that to promote the age old local arts and crafts of the state, it is necessary to provide financial assistance and advanced techniques to the artisans.

The Corporation is also planning to set up a food court in the Emporium showroom at Srinagar. A franchise food chain of international repute would be set up for the foreign tourists in this food court, informed the spokesman.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Raymond

Apparel/Garments | On 28th Jun 2017

Raymond plans to invest Rs 1,400 crore in Amravati plant

Raymond, Indian textiles and apparel major, has decided to invest Rs...

Textiles | On 28th Jun 2017

GST and textiles industry: Analysis and opinion

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is at long last all set to be rolled ...

Textiles | On 28th Jun 2017

India probing dumping of polyester yarn by China

Indian government is probing anti-dumping allegations against a...

Interviews View All

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

Varinder Singh Jawanda
Trendy Bharat

Sizing and fitting issues are inherent problems for companies expanding...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
July 2017

July 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search