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Good quality textiles a rarity in Indian markets, says Madhu Jain

Good quality textiles a rarity in Indian markets, says Madhu Jain

Craft revivalist and textile conservationist Madhu Jain, known for promoting indigenous forms of textile weaving and design in her almost 30 year-long career, says it's difficult to find good quality textiles in the Indian market nowadays. She also feels that unlike in the West, there is no quality control in India and this results into many problems.

Nothing decided: Vidya Balan on endorsing Madhya Pradesh handlooms

Nothing decided: Vidya Balan on endorsing Madhya Pradesh handlooms

 Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who has flaunted Indian saris on global platforms, says she has been urged to endorse the handlooms of Madhya Pradesh, but nothing has been finalised as of now.

Regional handlooms textile exhibition begins

 Hand-painted pattachitra-based textiles, tribal kotpad weaves, jamdani and chanderi sarees, hand-knit crochet garments, and an array of embroideries are on display at an exhibition here that began on Thursday.

Dinesh Kumar appointed Divisional Commissioner, Handlooms

IAS officer Dinesh Kumar has been appointed as Divisional Commissioner (Handlooms) under Textiles Ministry.