Guwahati based Fabric Plus has received best handloom exporter award from North Eastern India at the 28th National Handloom Award function today. Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani felicitated handloom weavers and exporters from across the country in Chennai for their excellence in respective categories of the handloom sector. Fabric Plus is a manufacturer of yarn, fabric and apparel using exclusive Eri and Muga silk from Assam and has brought livelihood to hundreds of families in the North Eastern India.
Speaking to Textile Excellence, Dilip Barooah, Managing Director of the company said “We are feeling proud to get recognised as Best Handloom Exporter from North Eastern region. At the same time, North Eastern India in spite of having highest handloom density in the country no other company could manage to get any award. This is sad and indicates that we must work on it.”
The award function was organised by Handloom Export Promotion Council under Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India.