Barmer | Rajasthan
With a view to interact with the exporter fraternity, WTC Jaipur associated with Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts to organize a seminar on Export Promotion, Documentation and Procedure for handicraft and textile exporters in Barmer region at conference hall, Cairn Enterprise Centre, Barmer, Rajasthan.
In the presence of session Chairperson, Mr. Ravi Veer Chaudhry, office of Development Commissioner, (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textile, Jodhpur, session experts Mr. Rais Ahmed, founder- JIES and Mr. Gopal Sharma, State Co-ordinator, EPCH enlightened the exporters about upcoming international fairs and exhibitions with focus on textile and apparel industry and discussed many schemes of Ministry of Textiles that enables them to subsidize their logistics and boarding requirements.
Speaking to the participants, Mr. Ravi Veer said, “ as the ultimate objective of any manufacturer in this region like any other is getting the product to more and more international buyers, there is also a need to understand on the buyer front, their requirements in terms of scheduled delivery, quality and avoidance to frequent cost-escalations. Repetitive orders are possible only when the artisan understands the buyer profile and their expectations from manufacturer well in advance.”
Mr. Rais Ahmed urged the manufacturers to invest in technology. He said “ We have surpassed the age of exploration and experiments. The quality bar has to be raised with infusion of tradition with technology. It is only by bringing in technology niche market could be captured and retained.”
Earlier Mr. Navneet Agarwal said “ venturing into Intelligent textiles is the future. It is an extension in functionality of common fabric by technology input. Today intelligent textile is not only limited to hi-end stores, the use extends to military and defense, automobile and construction and healthcare.”
The session was attended by more than 50 participants specializing in aplic embroidery design works, katha designing, rugs manufacturing and hand block fabric printing.
Vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Gopal Sharma, state co-ordinator, EPCH
In the pic: ( left to right) Mr. Navneet Agarwal, Assistant Director - WTC Jaipur & Mrs. Ruma Devi, President, Gramin Vikas evam Chetna Sansthan (GVCS), Barmer and session dignitaries felicitating artisans for their contribution in textile exports from the region