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  • National Handloom Expo begins in Kokrajhar

    Published on March 14, 2019


    By Preetam B C

    Kokrajhar : The National Handloom Expo 2018-19 begins from today at Kokrajhar Rash Mela Field with 14 days long programme.


    Organized by the Bodoland Regional Apex Weavers & Artisans Cooperative Federation Ltd(BRAWFED) in collaboration with the Development Commissioner, Handloom, Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India under Market promotion programme for handloom sponsored by the Govt of India, the expo aim to facilitate and aware  local weavers through various programmes and also to facilitate the consumer to purchase genuine handloom fabrics woven by local artisans.


    BTC executive member Doneswar Goyary incharge of Sports and Youth Affairs attend the programme as chief guest and inaugurate the expo, in presence of other dignitaries.


    A total 50 participants and SHGs from Assam, Manipur, Haryana, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Punjab, Delhi etc are participating in the expo with various handmade products from the respective states.


    Besides the regular stalls, a customer assistance centre is also set up for market survey and analysis of demands, needs and preference of buyers of Kokrajhar.


    BTC principal secretary Biren Chandra Phukan, Director Handloom & Textile department BTC Dibakar Goswami, Kokrajhar Municipal Corporation chairman Bishnu Narzary and others attended the program