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India’s EPCH conducts awareness seminars on GST

India-based Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), an apex organization of trade and industry for promotion of handicrafts, has been performing multifarious activities to ensure the overall growth of handicrafts. These activities cover areas like developing awareness amongst producers and exporters for increasing exports, providing support for product development, technological upgradation, design development, creation of infrastructure at different craft clusters. Now, in order to educate the exporters about the implication of the GST on handicrafts […]

May 30, 2017

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Indian Textiles Ministry names new Development Commissioner for Handicrafts

Textiles Ministry of India has appointed Shantmanu as Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) for a tenure of five years. The 1991-batch IAS officer was earlier posted as Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu & Kashmir. In his new role, Shantmanu will be responsible for the promotion of handicrafts sector of the country. Rakesh Kumar Executive Director, EPCH congratulated Shantmanu on the appointment. Also Read – Indian Textiles Ministry questions appointment of AEPC SG The Office of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts […]

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India’s EPCH named ‘Best Event Organizer’

India’s Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) has been recognized as the Best Event Organizer at the recently concluded 6th edition of YIWU Imported Commodities Fair organized in China. The international trade fair is conducted every year by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT). More than 1,500 companies from 100 countries participate in this fair. It is pertinent to mention here that EPCH is a nodal agency for promotion, development and export […]

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Home Expo India 2017 concludes

6th edition of Home Expo India concluded yesterday at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida, near New Delhi, India. Around 1,200 overseas buyers, buying agents and their representatives including domestic retail volume buyers visited the three-day long event, revealed Rakesh Kumar, Executive Director – EPCH. He further informed that Home Expo India has taken shape over six editions as a strategic sourcing platform to meet India’s leading manufacturer exporters of home textiles, furnishing, furniture, […]

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6th edition of Home Expo India kick-starts

6th edition of Home Expo India, one of leading business-to-business home furnishing trade shows, has today opened its gates at world-class state-of-the art India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida.  The home furnishing expo will conclude on 20 April, 2017. “A wide range of tableware, home textiles, kitchenware, houseware and bathroom accessories have been displayed by Indian exporters engaged in manufacturing and exporting of these products,” informed Rakesh Kumar, Executive Director – Export Promotion Council […]

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EPCH welcomes joint venture between Indian, US companies

India’s Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) is delighted to welcome a major ‘USA’s  Buying Account to India’ signed in Noida, Uttar Pradesh on March 24, 2017 between Currey of USA and Vasu India. “Due to high purchasing power of Indian population and overall changing scenario in the country in the field of digitalization, Make in India initiative, low labour salaries in comparison to other countries, India has become most favoured Nation for multinational companies […]

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Exhibition Excellence Awards honours EPCH

India’s Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) and its Executive Director Rakesh Kumar have been honoured as true champions of exhibition industry. “Exhibitions and conventions are the catalyst to an economy’s growth.  Exhibition organisers, event and venues and leading service partners were on the platform to celebrate the achievements of the year 2016,”said Kumar in a statement issued by the EPCH. Kumar was honoured with title “The Iron Man” of the Exhibition Industry for 2016 […]

March 21, 2017

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Review: Indian Handicraft and Gift Fair

Still facing the heat of slow European markets, medium- and even bigger-level home furnishing exporters are doing their best for survival, and finding means to explore newer markets and have more focus on PD. The recently concluded Indian Handicraft and Gift Fair (IHGF) by EPCH witnessed many such exporters that are geared up for newer markets. Some of them even prepared country-specific samples, continuously increasing their PD initiatives. The good thing about this is that […]

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8th Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair in April

The eighth edition of HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair is back… The four-day event, starting April 20, will be organized at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, alongside HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair, Asia’s leading event of its kind. A comprehensive selection of household and textile products to cater to the needs of worldwide buyers will be showcased at the twin event. “The HKTDC International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair […]

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IHGF 2017: Best displays bag recognition

The prestigious Ajay Shankar Memorial Awards, instituted in the memory of Ajay Shankar, former Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), have been distributed by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) for the best designed displayed stands on the concluding day of 43rd edition of IHGF-Delhi Fair Spring 2017. The awards were given in 12 product categories such as Furniture & Home Accessories, Home Textiles, Furnishing & Floor Coverings, Carpet & Rugs, Lamps and Lighting products, Houseware, Decorative & […]

February 21, 2017

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EPCH and IIFT ink deal at IHGF 2017

At the 43rd edition of IHGF Delhi Fair Spring 2017, an MoU has been signed between Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) for setting up incubation centres at craft clusters of the county in order to encourage entrepreneurship in handicrafts sector. EPCH and IIFT aim to create 5,000 entrepreneurs in next five years. A pilot incubation centre has already been initiated at Moradabad Resource Centre at Moradabad.  The recently […]

February 21, 2017

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IHGF 2017: Showcase of Craft Traditions attracts visitors

Development Commissioner of Handicrafts (Ministry of Textiles), India launched an ‘Integrated Design and Technical Development Project’ at the 43rd edition of “IHGF-Delhi Fair Spring 2017” in Greater Noida. Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) has taken the initiative of project’s implementation to guide artisans towards bringing out products as per market demand and suitability as well as reviving languishing crafts. For this project, which aims at engaging new generation artisans who are drifting away from […]

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43rd IHGF raises curtains!

43rd Edition of “IHGF- Delhi Fair Spring 2017” has been inaugurated by Textiles Secretary Rashmi Verma on February 16. The fair is amongst Asia’s largest gifts & handicrafts fair and will run till February 20, 2017 at the India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida. It’s worth mentioning here that IHGF holds a place in Limca Book of World Records as “the world’s largest congregation of handicrafts exhibitors under one roof.” While inaugurating the fair, […]

February 18, 2017

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India’s EPCH participates at Maison & Objet in France

India’s Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) is participating at Maison & Objet 2017 and exhibiting Indian handicrafts products under the banner of “India – Magic of Gifted Hands” in Paris, France. Maison & Objet is a major French trade fair for interior designs. Held bi-annually in January and September, the fair has been described as among the three most important European events for interior design. It is known for huge collection of innovation and […]

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Indian handicraft exports note 8.3% growth: EPCH

India’s Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) has reported that handicraft exports from the country registered growth of 8.3 per cent in the April-December period of this fiscal year to US $2.67 billion from a year ago. This news has come at the time when textile and garment sector failed to grab desired growth. Rakesh Kumar, Executive Director – EPCH said that usually the last quarter sees a lot of handicraft exports. So, we expect […]

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