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HANDLOOM EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL

BY: HARIKA REDDY M 1204007

ABOUT HEPC

Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC) is a statutory body constituted under The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India to promote the exports of all handloom products like fabrics, home furnishings, carpets and floor coverings, etc. HEPC was constituted in the year of 1965 with 65 members and its present membership is around 2000 spread all over the country. The basic objective of HEPC is to provide all support and guidance to the Indian Handloom exporters and International buyers for trade promotion and International marketing.

MISSION

To make India as one of the major sourcing point of handlooms in the world To facilitate the promotion of handloom products developed across the Country in the overseas markets.

To recommend policies and programmes that promotes and facilitates the growth of the handloom industry.
To sustain and improve the share of Indian handwoven products in the International market.

VISION

To promote the heritage origin of Indian Handwovens in the overseas markets.


To popularize the ethnic crafts of Indian Handwoven products developed in the various regions of our Country in the International market. To promote the "Handloom Mark" Scheme in the International market scenario in order to create the brand image for Indian Handwovens.

To obtain zero tariff for the import of handloom products across the globe.
To increase the productivity and to increase the employment opportunities in Rural and Semi urban areas.

ACTIVITIES

Dissemination of trade information and intelligence to the member exporters. Publicity abroad for Indian Handloom products. Facilitating product diversification and adaptation to meet modern market requirements.

Providing impetus to modernization of handlooms for the export market.


Provision of design inputs to promote exports of handloom products. Organising business mission/buyer seller meet and participation in trade fairs abroad.

PERFORMANCE

The primary objective of HEPC is to provide all support and guidance to the Indian Handloom exporters and International buyers for trade promotion and International marketing.
The major handloom clusters are Karur, Kannur & Panipet where the exportable handloom products like Bed linen, Table linen, curtains etc. are produced for export markets.

As part of its export promotional activities HEPC organizes the participation of its member exporters in International fairs/Buyer-Seller Meets being held both in abroad and in India.

HEPC acts as a liaison between the Government and its members by bringing it to the notice of the Government about the grievances of the exporting community for a speedy solution.

HEPC acts not only as facilitator for export promotion of handloom products from India, but also acts as an advisory body to formulate the policies for re-structuring handloom industry.

In its march towards its export promotional activities and to encourage the exporters, HEPC has been giving Export Awards regularly to the exporters in recognition of their outstanding export performance.

KEY PEOPLE

Shri.P.Gopalakrishnan - Chairman

Shri.Ragiv Agrawal - Vice Chairman


Dr.(Mrs). Beela Rajesh I.A.S. - Executive Director

Shri V.Kanna - Export Promotion Officer

PRODUCTS

BED & TABLE LINEN

DHOTI & SAREE

HANDLOOM TOWELS

COTTON CREPES

NEW PRODUCTS LIKE:

PRODUCTION CENTRES

TRADE PARTNERS

AUSTRALIA
JAPAN GERMANY U.S.A UNITED KINGDOM SWEDEN

ITALY
MEXICO NETHERLAND NEW ZEALAND SOUTH AFRICA SPAIN

FRANCE
ARGENTINA CANADA

SWITZERLAND

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