Updated: Nov 6
The Economic Times posted this article on Aug 9, 2020
The fear of the unknown is the lived reality of the handloom industry in India. Handloom is the second largest employment provider in the country, after agriculture. According to the 2019-20 National Census of Handloom Weavers, there are 31.44 lakh [hundred thousand] households engaged in weaving and allied activities; 87% are in rural areas.
09 Aug, 2020, 12.38 PM IST