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Silk Fab handloom expo begins in Chennai

Silk Fab handloom expo begins in Chennai

Silk Fab, an exclusive handloom exhibition commenced on March 6, 2023  in Tamil Nadu State Supply and Marketing Society (Mother Teresa Hall), ValluvarKottam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai.  Over the period of more than 2 decades, this exhibition is an initiative of the office of Development Commissioner for Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India through National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) Ltd. to provide direct access to the handloom weavers to market their products to consumers in various cities of India.  The participants are from various State Government Bodies/ Apex Societies, Primary Handloom Weavers Co-operative Societies/ Handloom Agencies.

60 agencies belonging to 07 states are participating. All the exhibitors at the Silk Fab have been encouraged to display the ‘Handloom Mark’, ‘Silk Mark’ and ‘India Handloom Brand’ tag on the products and thus aim to improve the earnings of the handloom weaver community.  The exhibition will be open to public from 11 am to 8 pm for fourteen days up to19thMarch 2023. Handloom products drawn from some of the exotic locations of India are on display and sale at the exhibition.