Bhubaneswar: Governor Dr. S.C. Jamir inaugurated the National Handloom Expo-2018 at the IDCO Exhibition Ground in the city here on Monday.
As many as 200 stalls have been put by the participants of 22 states including Odisha.
A wide variety of sarees, dress materials jumpsuits, trousers, palazzos, crinoline skirts, quilted tops, jackets, boleros, stoles, crop tops for various occasions for women and pants, trousers and shirts for men have been a huge hit in the fair.
The objective of the National Handloom Expo is to showcase handloom products of various states of India and with that it would thrive to promote the prosperous Indian heritage and culture. It would also provide weavers the opportunity to network with customers and handloom importers. The Expo is a unique opportunity for the handloom exporters to expand their market.
The exhibition is organized by the Odisha State Handloom Weavers’ Cooperative Society Ltd (Boyanika) and sponsored by Development Commissioner for Handloom, Government of India.
The fair will remain open till February 11, 2018.