Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Bodoland handlooms get boost with setting up of store
Bodoland handlooms get boost with setting up of store
12
Aug '10
BTC Chief, Hagrama Mohilary recently inaugurated an air-conditioned emporium of Bodoland Handloom and Handicraft “Aronai” and Raw Material Bank and Cane Craft Centre. The emporium set up at JD Road in Kokrajhar's Kodamtola belongs to the Bodoland Regional Apex Weavers and Artisans Co-operative Federation's (BRAWFED).

Mohilary also released a catalogue, brochure and folder on Bodoland handicrafts, and also gave out tool boxes to 100 artisans from Bodoland.

Mohilary, in his inaugural speech in the capacity of Chief Guest said that, the Department of Handloom & Textile, within a short period of time has significantly endeavoured to promote Bodoland's handloom and handicrafts, and expressed optimism that the artisans in the region would certainly benefit with setting up of the Centre.

Simultaneously, he even maintained that there are plentiful of opportunities in the industry in Bodoland as, the raw material here is available in abundance and thus, those associated with the sector could reap big gains.

NN Rana Patgiri, Managing Director of BRAWFED, while elucidating on the objectives of the programme stated that, the Centre has been established in association with the Development Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India to add new avenues to production and promotion of Bodoland's attractive hand-made textiles and handicrafts.

Meanwhile, he also divulged that , for promotion of local products like hand-made clothes, garments, decorative cane and bamboo items, in other parts of the country, BRAWFED has undertaken to launch similar emporiums or showrooms in Delhi, Guwahati and Mushulpur.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 21st Feb 2017

Net profit at Indorama Ventures zooms 145% in 2016

Net profit at Thailand headquartered and Aloke Lohia led Indorama...

Information Technology | On 21st Feb 2017

ThreadSol launches IntelloBuy & IntelloCut in Vietnam

ThreadSol, the pioneer of enterprise material management for sewn...

Textiles | On 21st Feb 2017

GST to reduce documentation for logistics firms: CBRE

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is likely to result in a reduction...

Interviews View All

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Varinder Singh Jawanda
Trendy Bharat

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

Sunil Kumar Sharma
Loknayak JPNSSSG Ltd

'The blend of cotton–linen yarn has high demand in the domestic and...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

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

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

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

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
February 2017

February 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search