Handloom Sector Current Affairs, GK & News

Telangana ‘Nethanna Bima’ Scheme

Nethanna Bima Scheme was launched recently by Chief Minister of Telangana K Chandrashekhar Rao, on the occasion of National Handloom Day. This scheme has been launched for the welfare of weavers. Important features of Nethanna Bima Scheme include; Nathanna Bima Scheme is one-of-its-kind insurance cover scheme, that will benefit around 80,000 weavers’ families. Under the ..

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August 7: National Handloom Day

National Handloom Day is celebrated in India on August 7, every year. The day highlights the contribution of handloom industry in socio-economic development of India. It also raises awareness among people regarding the handloom industry. Ministry of Textile is the nodal agency of the celebration. About Indian handloom Industry: Handloom Industry is the largest industry ..

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August 7: 7th National Handloom Day

Textile Ministry is all set to organise 7th National Handloom Day on August 7. First National Handloom Day was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 7, 2015 in Chennai. Key Points On the occasion, handloom weaving community will be honoured for their contribution in socio-economic development of India. Handloom sector directly addresses women’s ..

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GI Tag provided to Telangana’s Telia Rumal and Jharkhand’s Sohrai Khovar painting

The Government of India recently provided GI Tag to Telia Rumal of Telangana and Sohrai Khovar painting of Jharkhand. Highlights The application for the Sohrai Khovar painting of Jharkhand was made by Sohra Kala Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti. The application for the Telia Rumal of Telangana was made by the Consortium of Puttapaka Handloom Cluster. ..

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PM Modi declares August 7 as National Handloom Day to mark Swadeshi movement

To commemorate the 1905 Swadeshi movement the Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced August 7 as ‘National Handloom Day’ at the function held in Chennai. At the event PM Modi also launched the ‘India Handloom’ brand to help weavers with brand for global markets. The day 7 August was selected to commemorate the 110 year old Swadeshi Movement, ..

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