Moreover, a large number of students haven’t received their three pairs of uniform in the last three years even as the State government cleared the bills submitted by the APCO in the respective years.
Weavers, who once migrated in search of jobs, return home to earn up to Rs 20,000 per month
While the lock-making industry in Dindigul is said to be over 150 years old, the Amrar Rajiv Gandhi Handloom Weavers submitted that Karaikudi is the home for products like the Kandangi sarees.
Though the initial plan was to launch the product on the first anniversary of 2018 flood, the recent situation in the state has made them postpone it.
The low-budget film is an initiative undertaken by a 50-member collective that comprises theatre artistes and short filmmakers
Handloom is sustainable, comfortable and trendy, overall good for the local weavers and the enviornment.
The initiative will help the e-commerce giant partner with the government and add impetus to social empowerment schemes.
Sunita Budhiraja has mobilised 30,000 people through her Six Yards and 365 days endeavour.
It takes over a month to create Telia Rumaal, and with the help of Department of Handloom and Textiles and TSCO, the weavers have already begun the work
Inspector of Handloom department, Cuttack, Gobinda Jena said as per a survey conducted by his department around 60,000 weavers from across the state were affected due to the cyclone.
Chennai municipal body wants to beautify the place and plans to widen VOC road, they allege.
Majority of the weavers belong to the Muslim community who are even wary of talking about their problems.
With the decline of the weaving industry, women weavers find it hard to eke out a living with lesser job opportunities.
The handloom town wants the new MP to help brand the products on a global level and get them an exemption from GST.
The weavers of villages like Kaudiabarai, Ramachandrapur, Samsara and others in Garadapur and Marsaghai blocks are tired of the apathy of the Government towards their plight.