Chennai to host India's biggest conclave on handlooms from tomorrow

The discussion will focus on quality, design, value and innovation that will empower the participants with right knowledge and exposure in
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CHENNAI: India's biggest GlobalSpin conclave on promotion of handlooms, handicrafts and technical textiles will be held in Chennai on Wednesday and Thursday.

World Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME) and IAMKHAADII Foundation (IAMKHADI) in association with the Union Ministry of MSME will be organising the GlobalSpin Trade Conclave and Exhibition on export promotion of handlooms, handicrafts and technical textiles.

State Department of Handloom, Handicraft, Textiles and Khadi will be the State partner and will be hosting the conclave with the support of Ministry of Textiles as knowledge partner and NIFT Foundation for Design and Innovation (NFDI) as co-organiser. The conclave will be inaugurated by Handloom Minister R Gandhi.

With the theme "Technology, Supply Chain, Innovation, Credit, Market and Sustainability" the conclave aims to work towards globalisation of Indian textile industry by analysing the best practices, new production techniques, innovative procedures and product qualities to satisfy all international eco-standards.

Spanning over two days, the conclave will have a series of panel discussions with over 30 industry and sector leaders and International foreign experts from Russia, Mauritius, UAE and Nigeria as speakers. The discussion will focus on quality, design, value and innovation that will empower the participants with right knowledge and exposure in handlooms and technical textiles.

Few MOUS will also be signed between Co-optex and IAMKHADI on social footprinting, with Traceyarn on block chain, with Kosha on traceability and a few others. More than 250 MSMEs, including artisans, designers, traders, exporters, manufacturers, entrepreneurs and startups will participate.

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