weavers: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Flipkart’s Samarth supports 6 lakh artisans in India

Walmart-owned Flipkart has stated that it supports over six lakhs artisans, craftsmen and weavers in the country through its Samarth Program and it is also working on onboarding more such sellers to the said platform. Launched last year, Samarth platform is a partnership of the e-commerce giant with five NGOs to help the artisans use ..

Weavers Samman Yojana launched by Karnataka

On July 6, 2020, the state Government of Karnataka launched the “Weavers Samman Yojana”. Under the scheme, 19,744 handloom weavers will be assisted financially. Highlights The State Government under the new scheme will transfer Rs 2,000 to the weavers’ accounts through Direct Benefit Transfer. In order implement the scheme, the state government has allocated Rs ..

National Handloom Day

The Indian National Handloom Day is observed annually on 7th August since 2015 by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. It aims to honor and highlight the various workers employed in the Indian handloom industry. This year, the 5th iteration of the National Handloom’s Day was organized. What happened? The National Handloom Day will ..