Handloom

NATIONAL HANDLOOM DAY CELEBRATION:

NATIONAL HANDLOOM DAY CELEBRATION:

An exhibition cum sale was organized and funded by NABARD in accordance to National Handloom Day which was celebrated from 12th to 15th August 2022. Weavers, and artisans displayed their products by setting up stalls from various districts of Assam which included RGVN Grasslooms, Clusters and SHG’s from Morigaon under our ERI projects. National Handloom …

National Handloom Day 2022

National Handloom Day 2022

The handloom industry in India has been playing an imperative role in preserving India’s rich cultural heritage and socio-economic development of the country. National Handloom Day, observed on August 7 honors the handloom weavers of the country. It is a day that also recognizes the Swadeshi Movement which was launched on the same date in …

GRASSLOOM PRODUCTS

GRASSLOOM PRODUCTS

Handspun Erisilk Mekhela Chadors. The Eri is reared, handspun and woven by rural Lady’s from Morigaon in Assam. The rural womenfolk particularly the tribal women of Assam are traditionally equipped for Eri culture.

STORY OF Ms. SONIA BORO!!!

STORY OF Ms. SONIA BORO!!!

Sonia Boro, a beneficiary of the COMPELO project under APFBC, is a resident of Panbari Adarsa Mising Gaon EDC, under Eastern Assam Wildlife Division, Bokakhat. Below, she speaks on the project and the training given by RGVN and how it has helped in enhancing her existing skill, giving her a new vision of life: “I …

Artistic handloom and textile cluster, Bihdia, Kamrup (R), Assam

Artistic handloom and textile cluster, Bihdia, Kamrup (R), Assam

The artistic handloom and textile cluster, Bihdia includes 310 beneficiaries under a registered co-operative society. The common facility center will have weaving related machineries which will benefit all the artisans. Besides common facility center another 150 no of looms will be distributed among the beneficiaries. The objectives of the project is to provide support for …

Eri Cluster Development Project

Eri Cluster Development Project

On 28/04/2022 our staff’s from RGVN involved in the above mentioned project along with NABARD DDM namely Shri Hamenta Baruah visited a cluster in Morigaon. The visit was worthwhile as we inspected the quality of natural dyeing, spinning and weaving processes. We are optimistic and confident of top notch produce this year.