National Handloom Day-Handloom Products Awareness
Department of Fashion Technology & KCT Business School of Kumaraguru College of Technology is celebrating “Handloom Day” on 5 – 6 August 2019. Dr.J.Senthil, Principal, KCT along with the Coimbatore Managing Director and Presidents of Alangombu Devanga Cotton cum silk Primary Handloom Weavers Co-op Society inaugurated the ceremony on here at KCT on 5 August 2019 at 10.00 a.m.
The grand event aims at creating awareness of the handloom and products to the younger generation as a part of the National Handloom Day celebrations. Weavers cum society members’ from seven weaving cooperative societies have displayed their products in the venue – The Hubble, KORE, Kumaraguru College of Campus. Alangombu Devanga, VKP SakthiVinayagar, Sennampalayam SRS, Annai TherasaMagalir, Bagathur Sowdeswari, Alangombu Sowdeswari, Vellalore Devanga Handloom Weavers’ Cooperative Societies are participating and have displayed handloom Kovai Kora Cotton Sarees, organic cotton sarees, soft silk sarees, silk sarees, cotton sarees, designer stoles, towels as exhibit and also for sale. Award-winning silk shawl, Tamil font Saree, National Awards won by the societies are the special attraction to the visitors.
The participants have an opportunity to interact with weavers, to understand the story of handloom products, to operate the loom and the natural fibers. Dr.G.Ramakrishnan, Professor and Head, Department of Fashion Technology and Dr.B.Poongodi, Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor, KCT Business School, Kumaraguru College of Technology are coordinating the two day grand Handloom Day Celebrations.