The Darrang district administration has taken an initiative to promote the handloom products of local artisans in the global market with a special marketing brand called ‘Darrangini’, as stated by Pankaj Chakravorty, ADC of Darrang district on Tuesday. Chakravorty made the announcement while addressing a meet for progressive handloom artisans and entrepreneurs of the district on the occasion of the fourth National Handloom Day organized by the District Handloom and Textile department at its office premises in Gerimari, Mangaldai.
The ADC urged upon local artisans with potential to push through with scientific and professional motives and prove themselves fit for the global market, so that they can earn themselves and also help thousands of unemployed locals to earn a decent living as well.
Assistant Director of Handloom and Textiles in Darrang district, Bipul Kalita highlighted that Sipajhar and Kalaigaon areas are two potential producers of Nooni yarn. PK Goswami, District Bank Manager said that, keeping in mind the high potentiality of this industry in the district, the credit plan for the sector in the current fiscal year has been increased to Rs 2 crore.