Weaving

“MOI PRAGATI PROGRAMME – CRISIL REPRESENTATIVE VISIT – DARRANG”

“MOI PRAGATI PROGRAMME – CRISIL REPRESENTATIVE VISIT – DARRANG”

Representatives from CRISIL Foundation, Tania Pal and Biswajeet Das visited Darrang District and monitored the progress of Sakhis of the Moi Pragati programme. The representatives were contended seeing the headway our Sakhis were making on ground. Moi Pragati aims to empower socially and economically disadvantaged sections of society by strengthening their financial capabilities. Moi Pragati …

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 …

“ERI & TAKURI”

“ERI & TAKURI”

Eri: Assam is the parent state for the cultivation of Eri silk which is also known as the Ahimsa silk as the process of yarn extraction does not require the moth to be killed. The rural womenfolk particularly the tribal women of Assam are traditionally equipped for Eri culture. The climate of the Northeast particularly …

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 …

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.