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India Carpet Expo at Varanasi gets overwhelming response

Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) Mahesh Sharma and Rashmi Varma, Secretary (Textiles), Ministry of Textiles  also visited India Carpet Expo and saw the arrangement and facilities available at fair ground.  

They  also met the participating exhibitors and appreciated  the new developments created by the Indian Carpet Manufacturers. They also met the overseas buyers and appreciate the efforts made by Carpet Export Promotion Council in providing such a great infrastructure to the manufacturers from Varanasi-Bhadohi-Mirzapur belt for promoting Indian Carpets and helping the artisans and weavers of this area.

In her press brief Rashmi Varma informed that government is providing training to the weavers under the Skill Development Programme and also going to provide looms to the weavers trained under the Skill Development Programme.  

Rashmi Varma expressed hope that the Trade Facilitation Centre, Varanasi will be completed by December this year.

Some of the leading and reputed buyers from US,  U.K., Brazil South Africa, & other European Countries who visited the fair very much impressed with the display of various Handmade Carpets and other floor coverings and arrangements made by the organisers.

Organisers are extremely happy with the results till on Tuesday and hope that more buyer will come and make this Expo a very successful one.
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