Handloom & Handicrafts expo begins at JSS Urban Haat

Handloom & Handicrafts expo begins at JSS Urban Haat

March 28, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: K.R. Santhanam, Director, Accounts Department, JSS Mahavidyapeetha, Mysuru, inaugurated a 17-day Special Handloom and Handicrafts Exhibition at JSS Mysore Urban Haat, Hebbal Ring Road on Friday.

The expo, which is held under the sponsorship of Office of the Development Commissioner (Handlooms), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India,   Cauvery Handlooms, Bengaluru and Department of Handloom and Textile and Commerce, Government of Karnataka, will be open to public till Apr. 11 between 10 am and 9 pm.

More than 50 weavers, Weavers Societies from all over India including National and State awardees are exhibiting and selling their attractive traditional and heritage handloom products.

Silk and Cotton Sarees from Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir, and Karnataka like Kanchipuram Silk, Maheshwari Silk, Dharmavaram, Kutch Shawls, Kani Shawls and Ilakal Silk, Molakalmoor Silk, Bhagalpur Tussar Silk and dupatta are available. 

Handloom products like  Grass Mats, Curtains, Jaipur Kurthas  and Raprons, Ilakal Kasuthi and Molakalmur sarees of Karnataka, Jute bags,   Dress Materials, Boutique sarees and Dress, Bengali Cotton sarees, Kashmir Handlooms, Rajasthan Embroidery, Gujarat Dress, Vegetable print Dress Materials from various States are on sale.

S. Muddaiah, MD, Cauvery Handlooms, Bengaluru, Dr. C.G. Betsurmath, Executive Secretary, JSS Mahavidyapeetha, R. Mahesh, Director (In-Charge), Medical Education Division and H.R. Mahadevaswamy, Joint Director, Technical Education Division, were present.


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