Khurshid Ganai inaugurates Handloom Expo

Khurshid Ganai inaugurates Handloom Expo

The FC on the occasion said the aim of holding such events is to provide a platform to the Handloom Weaving Cooperative Societies to showcase their products.

“Dast-e-Hunner” National Handloom Expo-2015 was inaugurated by the Financial Commissioner Industries and Commerce, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai at Dussehra Ground, here today. The basic theme of the expo is “Promote Handlooms, Promote the Spirit of India”.

About 60 cooperative societies from within and outside the state are participating in the event. The main attraction will be world famous Kani Shawls, original pashmina shawls and stoles, raffle shawls, tweed cloth, bed sheets, home furnishing material and other exclusive handloom items available at inaugural discount of 10 percent during the event, an official statement said.

The FC on the occasion said the aim of holding such events is to provide a platform to the Handloom Weaving Cooperative Societies to showcase their products.

He said all the three regions of the State have unique specialties in this sector, adding that J&K Handloom holds enormous potential to create self-employment opportunities.