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Jan 27, 2020
Flipkart ties up with Gujarat govt to promote local handicrafts; aims to help artisans expand market reachFlipkart Samarth aims at bringing thousands of artisans, weavers and craftsmen from across the country into the fold of e-commerce.
Jan 10, 2020
Loose threads: Once a thriving weavers' village, Anakaputhur's mills are fast being abandonedLess than 20 years ago, every house in Anakaputhur had its own handloom mill. The weavers' village has been left devastated by the Chennai floods of 2015, and lack of support from the state government
Apr 07, 2019
Andhra Pradesh political parties woo Dharmavaram handloom weavers, but is industry beyond point of no return?Workers and owners of handlooms in Dharmavaram say that many schemes meant for them have either been stopped or not implemented.
Mar 18, 2019
US says door is open if India is prepared to bring serious proposal to address trade, market access issuesThe US in November last year revoked duty-free concessions on import of at least 50 Indian products
Aug 08, 2018
National Handloom Development Corp unearths 'irregularities' worth Rs 200 cr; refers case to CBIOn National Handloom Day on Tuesday, hundreds of weavers held protests at the NHDC headquarters in Greater Noida, demanding payment of outstanding dues and resumption of yarn supply.
Jan 24, 2018
India can become a one-stop sourcing destination for textiles for brands, retailers from ASEAN, says Smriti IraniIndia has potential to become the one-stop sourcing destination for brands and retailers from ASEAN, Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said on Tuesday.
Oct 29, 2017
Mann ki Baat: Narendra Modi claims khadi sales have increased 90%, says product has transformed lives of poorKhadi has become a means of transformation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday while highlighting that the sales of khadi products had recorded a 90 percent increase during this Diwali season
Oct 28, 2017
In Karnataka, a satyagraha demanding 0% GST on handmade products highlights a larger issueSpearheaded by noted theatre artist and activist Prasanna in Bengaluru, the 0 percent GST satyagraha has turned the spotlight on village enterprises, and how they're essential to a long-term, sustainable way of life
Oct 20, 2017
Karnataka CM seeks GST exemption on handmade goodsExemption from GST will not only benefit a large segment of our rural population, but also give a boost to rural employment and sustainability
Aug 07, 2017
Tamil Nadu to formulate new integrated textile policy, says E PalaniswamiTamil Nadu government would formulate a new integrated textile policy, Chief Minister EK Palaniswami said on Monday.