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Textile Minister Piyush Goyal appreciates Cottage Emporium as India’s window to world for offering high quality assortment of Indian handicraft

Ministry of Textiles

Minister reviews Cottage Emporium and asks to explore possibility of PPP in revamping of cottage emporium and expanding businessEmphasizes on promoting Indian craft globally by providing a modern and viable marketing platform

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11 NOV 2022 1:30PM by PIB Delhi



The Union Minister of Textiles Shri Piyush Goyal appreciated the repository of Handloom and Handicraft products showcased from all over India, representing rich heritage including One District One Product (ODOP), GI tagged products and languishing crafts. The Minister was inspecting Central Cottage Industries Emporium (CCIC), a retail outlet under Central Cottage Industries Corporation, a PSU under the Ministry of Textiles on 10.11.2022.

Shri Goyal reviewed the work done by the CCIC and directed officials to explore the possibility of Public Private Partnership (PPP) in revamping the Cottage Emporium and expanding the business. He applauded Cottage Emporium as India’s window to the world for offering high quality assortment of Indian handicraft and the collection of masterpieces made by skilled artisans & weavers.

He laid emphasis on the importance of  promoting Indian craft and weaving traditions and projecting crafts persons of the country globally, by providing an efficient, modern and viable marketing platform. 

Visited the Central Cottage Industries Emporium.Delighted to see traditional handicrafts & handlooms representing our rich heritage.Discussed with officials how the emporium can become an exclusive store of masterpieces made by our skilled artisans & weavers.— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) November 10, 2022

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