One of the women working in Co-operative Society Khabam Maning Leikai Kangujam Tombi said that they have been demanding the state government to resume ICDP in the state which was cancelled in 2012.
Manipur Textiles, Commerce and Industry Minister Th Biswajit Singh made the announcement to appoint Saikhom Mirabai Chanu as brand ambassador of Manipur handloom during the celebration of National Handloom Day.
"This is the best way to promote and preserve our rich tradition of the ancient weaves in the true sense," Amit Shah says on the occasion of National Handloom Day
The authorities concerned had inspected the sites of various cooperative societies to sanction funds for ICDP and many of them were approved. However, no opportunity has been given to such societies to grow under the central government projects, said one Irengbam Jamuna.
Putting livelihood their top priority and by strictly following the Covid-19 guidelines and appropriate behavior while on duty, artisans and weavers continue to perform their work progressively.