Women’s Day 2017: Conference of women artisans/weavers to be organized by Textiles Ministry

Empowering the hands of women weaving heritage. Conference of Women Artisans/Weavers will be organized at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 8th March 2017 at 9 am.

Conference chief guest will be Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani and guest of honour will be Ajay Tamta, Union Minister of State for Textiles. Major highlights of the programme –

  • Special exhibition at Handloom Haat, Janpath, New Delhi
  • Distribution of MUDRA loans to women handloom weavers at various centres
  • Distribution of ‘Buniyaad’ Silk Reeling Machines
  • MOUs with National Backward Classes Finance and Development Corporation
  • Launch of SC/ST Handicraft Cluster Projects
  • Launch of Weaver MUDRA portal

Bunkar Mitra, Helpline of Handloom Weavers, toll free no.: 1800 208 9988

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