Huge potential of handlooms & textiles in Telangana State
Telangana has huge potential in traditional arts and crafts like Cheriyal Paintings, Nirmal Paintings, Batik Paintings, Bidiri Crafts, Pemberti Brassware, Dokra Castings, Black metal ware, Wooden carvings of Nizamabad Panels, Nirmal printed furniture, Red Sanders and also Nirmal Toys amongst others.
Hyderabad : Telangana has huge potential in traditional arts and crafts like Cheriyal Paintings, Nirmal Paintings, Batik Paintings, Bidiri Crafts, Pemberti Brassware, Dokra Castings, Black metal ware, Wooden carvings of Nizamabad Panels, Nirmal printed furniture, Red Sanders and also Nirmal Toys amongst others.
It also have huge potential in handlooms & textiles like Pochampally, Ikkat Handloom products, Siddipet Handlooms, Nayaranpet Handlooms, Gadwal Handlooms, Banjara Embroidery and Cotton Durries.
While listing out the huge potential of the State which is yet to get its place amongst the priorities of the State government, Director, Telangana Chamber of Trade and Industries Promotions (TECTIP), Abul Fateh Syed Bandagi Badesha Quadri during an interaction with media in city, said that in order to promote these traditional products of Telangana, there was a dire need for the state government to create marketing opportunities to explore this skilful potential of the state at various platforms like trade fairs, exhibitions in different places both at domestic and international markets.
"The fashion jewellery of Lacware bangles, pearls and other artificial antique jewellery items and leather products of the state are also very popular which are mainly produced from the sections of SCs, STs, BCs and Minorities community of the state, their livelihood depends on this skilful professions as they have inherited these traditional business from their ancestors from long time, but due to lack of proper marketing opportunities and exposure to new global markets, they are not able to develop their business in the desired scales.
Thus if they are provided opportunity to display and sale their items at proper markets at different places both domestic and abroad, they can be able to derive good profits / benefits and be encouraged to produce more goods which may improve their economic condition and also contribute to the state's economy," he noted.
Abul Fateh said that trade fairs and exhibitions were mainly considered as vehicles of communications that would provide a platform for business transactions, product launches and test marketing. It also provides a one-stop point for quality products, services and technologies at competitive prices, he said.
He emphasised that these promotional activities would open new avenues for transfer of technology to entrepreneurs of other countries it would explore joint venture opportunities. Finally, it offers business environment that promises to transform challenges into opportunities, he added.
Generally, these trade fairs and exhibitions are open to trade visitors, company representatives and members of press and provide opportunities to the participants to have B2B (Business to Business and B2C (Business to Consumer) transactions and enable them to expand their business, he said. "It would be a great opportunity for the new Telangana State to participate in above said events, in order to promote its potential products in the above global market," he added.