This winter, find exquisite fabric at Wool Fab 2017
Get the best of woollen products at Janpath's Handloom Haat as National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) Ltd. is organising Wool Fab 2017 till December 30. The Wool Fab exhibition is exclusively organized to promote and support weavers to sell their wool fabric cloth and other creations of woollen fabric to the people who look for quality in a product.
National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) Ltd., with a mission to augment the development of handloom sector and provide the desired marketing support, organises Wool Fab exhibitions in various metropolitan cities every year. These expos are organized under the aegis of Development Commissioner for Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India which supports this activity for the benefit of handloom weavers by providing financial support required for the infrastructure and publicity for holding these expos.
The handloom sector of India employees 45 lakh people directly or indirectly which is next only to agriculture sector in the country. Even though the art of handloom weaving is very old, it is spread all over the country since it still has some traditional values attached to it.
In this exhibition, various State Government bodies/Apex societies – primarily handloom weavers' societies and handloom agencies associated with 'Integrated Handloom Development Scheme' – are participating.
These agencies, from all over India are marketing their products directly to the consumers without the involvement of middlemen/channel of agents/wholesalers and retailers. Through these exhibits, handloom agencies not only market their products at the most reasonable rates but also get to know customers' choice with regard to colour, design and weaving for future improvement of the product.
This exhibition will be open to the public from 11 am to 8 pm with a total of 50 stalls belonging to more than 10 states i.e., Gujrat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu-Kashmir, Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and North Eastern States, showcasing exquisite woollen fabrics and works.