There are huge opportunities for handicraft and handloom sectors to flourish with the market chain in Jammu and Kashmir.
Recently Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha inaugurated the International Buyer-Seller meet at University of Kashmir in Srinagar.
He highlighted the opportunities being created for the global stakeholders in handloom, handicraft, horticulture and various other sectors.
He launched the J & K One District One Product (ODOP) Logo competition and also inspected the stalls installed by the artisan and weavers from J&K.
Domestic and International Buyers shared their experiences and views on buying premium and authentic handloom and handicraft products.
Sh Vijay Kumar, ADGP Kashmir; Sh Vikramjit Singh, Commissioner Secretary, Industries & Commerce Department; Sh Khalid Jahangir, Managing Director JKTPO; Sh N. Shreedhar, Executive Director HEPC, Prof. Nilofer Khan, Vice Chancellor, Kashmir University; HoDs, representatives from Industry, exhibitors, buyers from different parts of the country and the globe were present.
Export is the biggest source of revenue for handloom, handicraft and both Global North and Global South are major destinations for our handmade products. Our aim is to create a strong edifice of trade relationship to give a much-needed boost to our handloom & handicraft sector.