Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Bhadohi carpet acquires GI tag
Bhadohi carpet acquires GI tag
14
Sep '10
The handwoven Bhadohi carpet, at last, has bagged the Geographical Indication (GI), in September. It has now become a part of the group of other GI marked products like Pochampalli, Darjeeling tea and Banarasi silk and brocade.

The Bhadohi-Mirzapur belt is the largest carpet manufacturing centre of India. It exports carpets worth Rs 25 billion approximately to other nations of the world and employs about 3.2 million workers.

The All India Carpet Manufacturers Association (AICMA) is among the major applicants for GI certification. The Great Bhadohi Handicraft Society and the Office of Joint Director Industries are the other co-applicants for the GI recognition.

This cottage industry uses eco-friendly raw materials like silk, cotton and natural wool, which can be recycled. This carpet belt also supports the world's largest hand woven carpet sector.

The handwoven carpet helps in creating exclusive designs and colours. Most of the patterns used, in carpet making, have their own meanings. For instance, the circular pattern suggests perpetuity; the zigzag pattern signifies water and light.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 23rd Mar 2017

South Korean Samil Spinning acquires Buhler Quality Yarns

South Korean yarn producer Samil Spinning has acquired US based...

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Mar 2017

E-retailers to pay up to 1% TCS under GST

E-retail marketplaces will need to deduct up to 1 per cent tax...

Textiles | On 23rd Mar 2017

Lanxess to expand chemical intermediates capacity

The Advanced Industrial Intermediates business unit of German...

Interviews View All

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

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

Spokesperson
Hugo Boss

'Hugo Boss works with carefully selected sourcing partners'

Angelina Francesca Cheang
MY ANJE

'Consumers in the age-group 21 to 38 are driving the activewear trend'

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

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

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

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:
March 2017

March 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