“Handloom Lab Inauguration & Industry Sponsorship” on 7 Aug 2023.
National Handloom Day 2023 was celebrated along with the inaugural of Handloom Lab on 7 August 2023 at Kumaraguru College of Technology. A Cube (Equip) Engineers, Coimbatore sponsored a major part of the lab that was established under the AICTE – IKS funded ongoing project. The Handloom Lab signifies the institution’s commitment to preserve traditional crafts and develop the handloom industry. The handloom day was felicitated by industrialists, crafts council and academicians. Dr Mary Cherian, Prof. & Head, KCT Business School, in her address, highlighted the research and training efforts jointly done with the Department of Fashion Technology, KCT. Eleven handloom weavers and dyers from Pollachi and Bhavani clusters were appreciated for their contributions towards sustaining the handloom industry and awarded certificates. Dr.B.Poongodi, KCT Business School coordinated the activities for the Handloom Day along with the AICTE – IKS KCT Project Team.