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Handloom Sector, next to the agriculture provides massive employment to the rural artisans. So far as our State is concerned, it has a rich tradition of producing handloom products. Even the skill and knowledge imbibed over the generation, has given the Odisha hand woven textiles an unparalleled depth, range, strength and vigor. Handloom cloth is one of the richest and resilient medium of ethnic expressions.  Handloom industry is the largest and the most important cottage industry in Odisha

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Important Personnel

Shri Mohan Charan Majhi

Honourable Chief Minister of Odisha


Shri Pradeep Bal Samanta

Honourable Minister of State


Dr. Arabinda Padhee, IAS

Principal Secretary


Shri Shovan Krishna Sahu, IRS

Director of Textiles and Handloom, Odisha


Mission

To ensure sustainable livelihood for existing weavers and sericulture farmers. To maximize self employment opportunities. To popularise the Hand-woven products of Odisha through publicity and brand building and enhance its market share at National and International levels. Ensuring optimum working environment and welfare of weavers and sericulture farmers.  

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Vision

Strengthening of Odisha’s rich Handloom heritageStrengthening of Odisha’s rich Handloom heritage. Socio-economic empowerment of weavers and sericulture farmers.

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What's New

Notification

  • Admission for 3yr Diploma in ITT Choudwar in 2024-25
    NotiTenderfication
  • Admission for 3yr Diploma in HTT at IIHT Bargarh 2024-25 (Lateral entry)
    NotiTenderfication
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Circular

  • Circular of UADAI containing Guidelines to use Aadhaar under section 7 of the Aadhaar Act 2016
    Circular
  • National Level Special Handloom Expo/National Handloom Expo by ACASH
    Circular
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Office Order

  • Guideline for Implementation of MBJY
    Office Order
  • Office Order
    Office Order
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Handloom Mark

Balasore Mayurbhanj Kendrapara Bhadrak Keonjhar Jajpur Cuttack Khordha Jagatsinghpur Dhenkanal Puri Nayagarh Angul Ganjam Sundargarh Deogarh Sambalpur Kandhamal Jharsuguda Subarnapur Gajapati Bargarh Boudh Kalahandi Balangir Rayagada Koraput Nuapada Nabarangpur Malkangiri