National Handloom Day – Exhibition cum Sales of Handloom Products
on September 05-14, 2022.
KCT Business School & Department of Fashion Technology, Kumaraguru College of Technology celebrated “National Handloom Day 2022” on 5 – 7 & 13 – 14 September 2022. Dr.D.Saravanan, Principal, KCT, Head – KCT Business School and Head – Fashion Technology inaugurated the ceremony on 5 Sep 2022.
The grand event aims at creating awareness of handlooms and products for the younger generation as a part of the National Handloom Day celebrations. Weavers cum society members’ from Neeravi Weavers’ Cooperative Society, Aruppukottai and Handloom Weavers from The Centre for Weavers, Samathur & Bhavani displayed their products at the Department of Fashion Technology. While Neeravi Handloom Weavers Cooperative Society displayed handloom plain cotton and Jacquard work cotton sarees, the Samathur weavers displayed Kovai Kora Silk, organic cotton sarees, soft silk sarees, silk sarees, cotton sarees and Chudidhar material. Student volunteers, Ms.Kashini D, A. DineshKumar and Trisha A helped in the promotion and exhibit of GI Bhavani Jamakalam from The CW, Bhavani. Mr.T.Deivasigamani facilitated a session on the “GI Bhavani Jamakalam and Jacquard Interventions” to the Business Management Students from Kumaraguru College of Liberal Arts. Mr.S.Dinakaran and his team of weavers from Neeravi Society and Mrs. Nithya Deivasigamani were the handloom weavers who took part in the events.
The students, faculty members, administrative staff from KCT, KCLAS had an opportunity to interact with weavers, to understand the story of handloom weaving, handloom apparels and its attributes. “Draping Contest” was organized by Dept. of Fashion Technology for the students. Dr.B.Poongodi, KCT Business School, Dr. R.Priyadarshini, Fashion Tech and Dr. P Pooja, Fashion Tech Assistant Professor(s) under the guidance of Dr.G.Ramakrishnan, Professor and Head, Department of Fashion Technology organized this 5-day programme.