International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)

Handloom industries in Himachal Pradesh: An overview


Dr. Anjana Attri

Handloom weaving is the cultural heritage of the people of Himachal Pradesh and an indispensable part of the lives of people of himachal Pradesh. Their activity includes a wide range of handloom products which are sufficient to meet the local needs but it gradually took a turn towards commercialization. The local weavers besides following their ancestral traditions and skills are intentionally making some alterations in the products to cater to the needs of modern buyers. In the present study an attempt is made to know about the handloom industries in Himachal Pradesh. Handloom industry is basically labour intensive and utilises traditional techniques in production process at lower cost. The products of handloom industry face a lot of problem of extinction prior to getting the brand name. This paper shade light upon the various scheme and problems of handloom industries in Himachal Pradesh.
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Dr. Anjana Attri. Handloom industries in Himachal Pradesh: An overview. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 276-282
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development