Sustainability | People
In the intricate world of handloom textiles, 2024 beckons as a pivotal year where sustainability takes center stage, steering the industry towards a conscious and eco-friendly future. This blog delves into the key trends shaping sustainability in the handloom sector, offering insights into product development directions, and outlining strategic approaches to forge a sustainable path forward.Skilled artisans have been practicing hand spinning, weaving, and printing techniques for thousands of years and have been passed down through generations, preserving ancient craftsmanship and traditional knowledge. The industry's products, such as sarees, shawls, fabrics, and garments, are not merely textiles but living expressions of India's artistic and cultural legacy. The sector is also the second-largest employment provider, employing 3 million people directly and indirectly.