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Bhagalpur Silk Handloom Cluster
Sponsored & Supported by-Office of Development Commissioner(Handlooms) Ministry of Textiles,Govt.of India
About Bhagalpur, Bihar
Bhagalpur is a divisional town of historical importance situated on the southern bank of the holy river Ganga. The Bhagalpur, Weavers history traces back to over 100 years. There are about 30,000 handloom weavers found in Bhagalpur, out of which 95% are jobseekers with 25,000 Handlooms. The total value of the trade from Bhagalpur cluster is around 100 crores annually and 50% of the turnover is from domestic market and the balance 50% is from export market.
The export of 50 crores annual turnover is controlled by the exporters located in Bhagalpur, Kolkata, Mumbai and New Delhi and the remaining 50 crores domestic turnover is controlled by the traders.
Bhagalpur is a town and the administrative headquarters of Bhagalpur district Bihar state in the eastern part of India. Reference to Bhagalpur can be found in Indian epics like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata where Bhagalpur has been described as the kingdom of Anga. The main language of Bhagalpur is Angika. The gangetic plain of Bhagalpur is very fertile.
Bhagalpur Silk : The Uniqueness
Bhagalpur is known as SILK CITY as it is famous world wide for its silk production. The silk industry in this city is 200 of years old and a whole clan exist that has been producing silk for generations. Bhagalpur is well known for its sericulture, manufacture of silk yarn and weaving them into lovely products. This silk is of a distinct and special type. It is known as Tussah or Tusser Silk. Bhagalpur silk is a household name in India and the lovers of Bhagalpur silk fabrics is found allover the India.
Silk weaving is an age-old traditional household industry of Bhagalpur. There is a Silk Institute and Agricultural college here as well as a University and Engineering, Medical and Homeopathty colleges. In
Bhagalpur the weavers service centre (GOI) was established in the year 1974. With a view to developing handloom silk industry in the state of Bihar. The Silk sarees produced in Bhagalpur are more popular in the domestic market. The Bhagalpur cluster is the second highest in silk fabric production and exports after the Karnataka state. Bhagalpur silk home furnishing made ups are slowly becoming popular in the Overseas markets.
ASEED is developing following marketable products:-
  • Silk Dress Material
  • Bed Sheets
  • Kurta-Pyjama
  • Napkins
  • Cushion Covers
  • Curtains
  • Salwar Suits
  • Scarves
  • Table Covers
  • Shawls
  • Saree
  • Ties
  • Mela : Our Techno-market Promotion Strategy:- (through Mela/Tradefairs/Haats)
  • Promoting Techno-market linkage and there by update their quality concessness.
  • Expand their market outrich & consumer awareness through Tradefairs/Exibitions and    Workshops /Seminars.
  • Estabilishing Domestic & International network through reputed concerns and ARPAN ASEED    market promotion initiated as well.
  • OUR MOTO :- Our promotional effort is to encourage Business Development of new products, design and also creation of multiple samples of Handlooms fabric, product catalogue in order to mainstream domestic and export market and tradefairs etc.
    We are also supported by National Resource Agencies EDI, Ahmadabad for the above projects.
    Please do contact our National Handloom Marketing promotion cell and other local offices for further details.
    For Further Information Please Contact Us
    Regional Project Office
    ASEED Head Office
    Integrated Handloom Cluster
    C/o-Prabash Chandra Singh, Lalitha Devi Lane,
    Chotti Khangarpur, Near SBI, Bhagalpur-01 Phone : 09430267035
    Senior Promotional Advisior,
    National Project Office, ASEED House,
    C-8/8007, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi - 110070
    Phone/Fax : 91-11-26130242/26130635
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