Radhika Singh of U.K. Department for International Development inaugurates Varanasi Weavers Hub

//Radhika Singh of U.K. Department for International Development inaugurates Varanasi Weavers Hub

Radhika Singh of U.K. Department for International Development inaugurates Varanasi Weavers Hub

The Varanasi Weavers Hub located in Senpura, Lahurabir, Varanasi was inaugurated on 5th May 2015 by Ms. Radhika Singh, Program Manager, DFID and a Master Weaver, Mr. Kamaluddin Ansari from Ramnagar, who won a Regional level Award of Rupees Fifteen thousand from the State Government for his exemplary skills in the Handloom Sector

Varanasi Weavers Hub is a resource centre to serve the business service needs of handloom weavers in Varanasi besides preserving and advocating the rich heritage associated with the Varanasi weave. It is a Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS), Traidcraft Exchange and AIACA initiative. The Hub will also provide services related to design, marketing and enterprise support. This is a step to create an inclusive platform for handwoven Varanasi weaves in today’s contemporary world.

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