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National Handloom Day

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    8th Aug, 2020
  • Recently the National Handloom Day (07th August 2020) was held by the Ministry of Textiles on a virtual platform.
  • The first National Handloom Day was held on 7th August 2015.
  • 7th August was chosen as the National Handloom Day to commemorate the Swadeshi Movement which was launched on the same date in the year 1905.
  • The objective is to generate awareness about Handloom Industry amongst the public at large and its contribution to the socio-economic development.
  • Patolas, Paithanis, Ikats, Kandangis, Maheshwaris, Venkatagiris and numerous other GI tagged products will be on display.

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