Crafts Handloom Village project distributes looms to weavers in Moirang
October 4, 2023 | by craftshandvillmoirang.com
Under the Crafts Handloom Village project, looms have been distributed to the weavers of Moirang, marking a significant step towards preserving and promoting the traditional art of handloom weaving in the region.
Moirang, a small town in Manipur, is known for its rich cultural heritage and skilled artisans. The Crafts Handloom Village project aims to empower the local weavers by providing them with the necessary tools and resources to continue their craft.
The distribution of looms is a part of the project’s efforts to revive and sustain the handloom industry in Moirang. By equipping the weavers with modern and efficient looms, the project aims to enhance their productivity and improve the quality of their products.
This initiative not only provides economic opportunities to the weavers but also helps in preserving the traditional art form that has been passed down through generations. Handloom weaving is not just a means of livelihood for these artisans, but also a way to keep their cultural heritage alive.
The Crafts Handloom Village project is a collaborative effort between the government and various organizations to promote the handloom industry in Moirang. It provides training, support, and infrastructure to the weavers, enabling them to create exquisite handloom products that are in high demand both locally and globally.