India - Economic Revival in rural areas - Handloom Weaving

Updated: Nov 6

The Economic Times posted this article on Aug 9, 2020

Social enterprises looking at innovative ways to revive handloom sector post-lockdown

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


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