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Indian Textiles Ministry aims to boost handloom, handicraft exports

As various sectors in India have seen a decline in shipments, handloom and handicrafts sector has continued to grow at 17 per cent this year in its exports with the result of which the Textiles Ministry is eyeing for global niche markets to further boost the exports of these domestic segments. Textiles Secretary Rashmi Verma said at an ASSOCHAM event, “There is a huge scope for promoting Indian handloom and handicraft products in the niche […]

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Jodhpur: After Furniture and Handicraft, Home Furnishing is the Growth Avenue

Known for its furniture, handicrafts and fabric processing industries, Jodhpur is now also growing its footprint in home furnishing (soft goods). There are many reasons supporting the growth to this industry, which has been aided by the fact that some SMEs, having furniture or handicrafts business since decades, added home furnishing few years back and are now enjoying the benefits as a regular product category. Though, the players have dissent on many issues, they unanimously […]

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EPCH invites applications for Handicrafts Export Awards

India’s Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), a Government body for global promotion of the country’s exports of handicrafts, has invited applications for Handicrafts Export Awards for the year 2014-2015. More than 25 awards under various categories will be distributed. The categories include – Award for Textiles-based Handicrafts, Award for Women Entrepreneur (Regional) for Seven Regions, Export Awards (Regional)-Seven Merit Awards and more. Also Read – EPCH honored entrepreneurs with export awards, Launched HCSSC While […]

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Review: IHGF – Home Furnishing exporters happy with footfall

Over the last few years it has been noticed that most of the sourcing fairs across the world are losing their charm, especially for Indian exporters. But the recently concluded Indian Handicraft & Gift Fair (IHGF) at Greater Noida was an exception as largely the participants (mostly in home textiles/soft goods segment) were happy with the buyer footfall. Some of them, in discussion with the buyers, claim to have received positive market feedback which is […]

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41st IHGF to begin tomorrow

The 41st edition of Indian Handicrafts & Gifts Fair (Spring), organized by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), is all set to open gates tomorrow at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida, India. With more than 2,820 exhibitors including permanent marts, 2000+ products in 14 product categories, 300+ trend-specific design developments, the four-day event is being organized on the same lines of the fair’s Autumn edition, in terms of presentation, concept and theme, said […]

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Indian Textiles Minister puts ‘Made in India’ handicrafts at focus

On the eve of the inauguration of Make in India Week, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Textiles (India) Santosh Kumar Gangwar placed the objective to make ‘Made in India’ handicrafts popular worldwide before the members of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of Ministry of Textiles, at NIFT, Hyderabad. He even urged the MPs to visit various places across the country, to better understand the unique contribution of each place towards the Indian textiles […]

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GOI to promote Indian Handloom sector

Indian government, in order to facilitate marketing and promotions for Indian handloom sector, has decided to organise exhibition and sale festivals in several cities across India. To begin with, three venues have been identified in the national capital where the exhibition and sale festivals shall be organized round the year, on the pattern of Dilli Haat. Such events shall be held in the recently developed premises of Crafts Museum, the Handloom Complex at Janpath, and […]

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Indian President presents awards to Shilp Gurus and National Awardees

In a glittering event at Vigyan Bhawan, today, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee awarded the master craftsmen for their contribution in the preservation and promotion of the traditional Indian handicrafts and helping it grow in the international arena. Pranab Mukherjee presented 21 Shilp Guru and 59 National Awards for the year 2012, 2013 and 2014 to the master craftsmen, sixteen of whom are women. The award’s main purpose is to give recognition to the […]

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EPCH Takes Part in ‘Artigiano in Fiera’, Milan

Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) in association with ITPO is participating in Artigiano in Fiera, Milan, which is taking place from 5-13 December, 2015 in Milan, Italy. The fair that started in 1996, is one of the biggest international retail trade events dedicated to arts and crafts from across the world. Rakesh Kumar, Executive Director, Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts, India says, “The fair is being organized with a clear objective to focus on handicrafts […]

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EPCH Organizes ‘Buyer-Seller Meet’ in Peru

The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), with support from Embassy of India in Lima, Peru and Lima Chambers of Commerce, is organizing a Buyer-Seller Meet in Lima, Peru for the promotion of Indian handicrafts. The event is sponsored by Office of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. Sandeep Chakravorty, Ambassador of India to Peru, inaugurated the two-day Buyer-Seller Meet today. 17 Indian handicraft exporters are participating in the meet and displaying […]

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