Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / J&K Handicraft Corp fixes Rs.140 mn sales target
J&K Handicraft Corp fixes Rs.140 mn sales target
14
Jun '11
The turnover target for J&K Handicraft Corporation for the current fiscal year has been fixed at Rs. 140 million by Minister for Industries and Commerce SS Slathia.

The Minister, while speaking at a review meeting of Jammu & Kashmir Handicrafts (Sales & Export) Corporation Limited stressed on the need to diversify the marketing strategy so as to provide necessary impetus for the growth of domestic sales and exports of handicrafts.

He insisted on engaging the Tour and Travel Industry for marketing of J&K handicraft products and said that services of registered Tourist Guides and accredited Travel and Tour Operators need to be hired to lure the tourists to buy world renowned Kashmiri Handicrafts.

He further stressed on generating awareness amongst the tourists about the intricate designing and rich heritage value of Kashmiri Handicrafts and other art works. He urged to devise special schemes to offer discount on bulk sale of particular handicrafts.

He demanded devising of a comprehensive and practical action plan to boost and expand the Corporations' working so as to make it self-reliant. Also, he called upon the Corporation's management to introduce online sale system for handicrafts. He stressed on the creation of a website to ensure inter-linkage between all the outlets of the Corporation throughout the country.

Mr. SA Tak, Managing Director of the Corporation informed that all the 19 branches of the Corporation have been computerized. He said that in order to exhibit and promote the traditional handicrafts, the State organized 12 expositions/trade fairs both within and outside the State.

He revealed that the work in respect of the Corporation's Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi based showroom has been completed and is expected to improve the sales and profit figures of the Corporation.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 26th May 2017

Lenzing unleashes new eco-friendly fibre

There's a new eco-friendly fibre on the anvil—Austrian speciality...

Apparel/Garments | On 26th May 2017

Benetton seeks approval for FDI in single-brand retail

Global fashion brand Benetton Group, has sought Indian government's...

Apparel/Garments | On 26th May 2017

Walmart to conduct GST workshops for SME suppliers

With the objective of supporting its small and medium-sized (SME)...

Interviews View All

Awen Delaval
Samatoa

'Natural fibres are appreciated for traditional authenticity'

Rashi Menda
Zapyle

Every fifth sale we make on Zapyle is a repeat purchase

Manuj Terapanthi
Texaura

Transparent supply chain and fair trade will boost sustainable market

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

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

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

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

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

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

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

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:
May 2017

May 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