We need to treat artisans as national treasure: Weavers support campaign founder Sunita Budhiraja

The abolition of the All India Handicrafts Board and the All India Handloom Board by the Union Textile Ministry has evoked a mixed response from those working in the sector.

published on : 8th August 2020

Lockdown forces weavers in Belagavi to change profession

The weavers export sarees to Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala and other states.

published on : 13th July 2020

The silence of the looms

From a thriving handloom centre,Anakaputhur has spiralled down to loss and despair, and this pandemic has left the weavers with little to stay afloat

published on : 30th June 2020

GoCoop organizes 'Go Swadeshi Online’ handloom exhibition to help weavers

India has over 10 million weavers and artisans, and most of them have been severely impacted due to the lockdown, resulting in a loss of livelihood.

published on : 26th May 2020

A tale of textiles

Adding to the roster of festivals and exhibitions which make up a large part of Delhi’s winter calendar is the annual showcase by Weavers Studio Kolkata of handcrafted wearable textiles.

published on : 13th December 2019