Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Kashmir handicrafts need conservation - Chief, J&K Bank

Kashmir handicrafts need conservation - Chief, J&K Bank

23
Jul '09
The traditional handicraft industry of Kashmir is a cultural representative of the state and can be called as a cultural industry, which calls for conservation along with propagation and proliferation, stated Chairman and Chief Executive, Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Dr. Haseeb Drabu.

He was speaking at a symposium, 'Export Promotion of J&K', which was organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPHC) in association with JK Entrepreneurship Development Institute. He added that the artisans of the industry have witnessed harsh situations and survived many upheavals.

Export Promotion Council's involvement in Kashmir handicraft's promotion on a global and regional scale was the point of focus of this symposium.

Mr. Drabu further added that the artisans of this industry have not come out of the poverty, though others associated with handicrafts have grown. Hence the next generation of artisans is not choosing this culture as a profession, which makes it imperative to protect master craftsmen.

Mr. Raj Kumar Malhotra, EPCH Chairman said EPCH's collaboration with JKEDI will definitely help handicraft sector of the sate and it also will benefit the people in this sector. In respect of handicraft products, Jammu & Kashmir is an important state, where the handicraft products have huge export potential and can generate large employment.

EPCH will provide all logistic support to JKEDI for the growth of state's handicraft industry through this collaboration, added Mr. Malhotra.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 20th Oct 2020

US, Brazil update agreement on trade, economic cooperation

The United States and Brazil yesterday signed a new protocol relating ...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 20th Oct 2020

China building more competitive mulberry silk industry

China is striving to build a more competitive mulberry silk industry...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 20th Oct 2020

CBN invests N120 bn to revive Nigeria's textile sector

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently said it had invested over...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Wearables have very limited reach

Top executives, Indian retail players

Top executives
Indian retail players

Walmart's acquisition of Flipkart endorses the humongous opportunities in...

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

The foremost issue is bridging the skill gap

Abhishek Pachauri,

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Poonam Naik Desai,

Poonam Naik Desai

Peekaboo is a sustainable, high quality, luxury sleepwear brand providing...

Alexander Foll,

Alexander Foll

Germany-based H Stoll AG & Co KG manufactures flat knitting machines....

Davide Vigano, Sensoria

Davide Vigano
Sensoria

Sensoria is a leading developer of smart garments and IoMe (Internet of...

Ray Baughman, University of Texas -Dallas

Ray Baughman
University of Texas -Dallas

<div>A team of scientists and researchers have discovered twistrons,...

Ashok Desai, Bombay Textile Research Association

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Yash P. Kotak, Bombay Hemp Company

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

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

Igor Chapurin, Chapurin

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Cigdem Akin, Cigdem Akin

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

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

Leave your Comments


October 2020

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


Advanced Search