India Handloom Brand plans to engage with online retailers, such as Flipkart, eBay, Amazon, Craftsvilla and Gaatha, to increase awareness about Indian handlooms

Earlier this year, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, which boasts of the world’s largest collection of Indian textiles, displayed several rare, never-seen-before pieces in an exhibit. Entitled “The Fabric of India,” the showcase had everything from the earliest known Indian weaves dating back to the 1st and the 3rd century to the textile works of contemporary designers. Closer in America, last year the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York displayed an exhibit titled “Sultans of Deccan India,” at which textiles belonging to the 1500-1700 era drew the attention not only of heritage aficionados, but also of hipster New Yorkers.

Madhu Jain relates a memory from her years as a revivalist: “I was asked by Indian politician Maneka Gandhi to restore a khadi sari that she wanted to wear during her ...

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Aashna Foundation: The NGO organized a one week training camp which was held at Garganga village, with trainers from Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) that trained the rural woman in making Papad, Badis, Masala and other miscellaneous food it

Aashna Foundation: The NGO organized a one week training camp which was held at Garganga village, with trainers from Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) that trained the rural woman in making Papad, Badis, Masala and other miscellaneous food it

Aug. 4, 2016, 3:52 p.m.

Aashna Foundation, a woman oriented non-profit organization, felicitated 30 women with Government affiliated certificates in Delhi. This group was under a two months efficient training period where they were imparted a full-fledged beautician cour..

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Chhattisgarh Government has approved a Gramodyog policy, aiming to generate seven lakh jobs in village industries and allied sector during 2016-2021. About 1.15 lakh people are employed in 35,000 units of khadi and gramodyog sectors and the target is to p

Chhattisgarh Government has approved a Gramodyog policy, aiming to generate seven lakh jobs in village industries and allied sector during 2016-2021. About 1.15 lakh people are employed in 35,000 units of khadi and gramodyog sectors and the target is to p

Aug. 4, 2016, 3:32 p.m.

Raipur: Chhattisgarh government has approved a Gramodyog policy, aiming to generate seven lakh jobs in village industries and allied sector during 2016-2021.

Briefing reporters after a meeting of the state cabinet, ..

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