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Nupur Batra of Accessories By Nupur (Noida) receiving Women Entrepreneur (Northern Region) Award with her daughter at the event

India’s Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Irani gave away awards for outstanding performance in exports of handicrafts for the years 2013-14 and 2014-15 to various handicraft exporters at the 21st edition of EPCH Awards. More than 130 exporters got recognition in various categories. As far as awards related to textile-based handicrafts are concerned, Malani Impex Inc. (Jaipur) and Mani Fashions & Accessories, Noida won in this category, while  House of Incas (New Delhi) was honoured for Zari handicrafts. Ahujasons Shawl Wale (New Delhi) bagged award this time too like previous years in Shawls as Artwares category. Certificate of Merit in the same category was given to Mir Handicrafts (New Delhi) and Citrus Fashions (Kolkata). Jumbo International (New Delhi) offering hand-printed and handmade products won Excellent Export Growth Award at the event.

Accessories By Nupur (Noida) was honoured with Women Entrepreneur Award (Northern Region), while Sri Devi Exports, Rajahmundry and Sri JJ Lakshmi & Co. (Narsapur) got Certificate of Merit in Lace, Laces & Embroidery category. Kavitra Export (New Delhi) got Top Export Award for Indian items (readymade garments/fabrics); Kariwala Industries Ltd. (Kolkata) got award for exporting (various kinds of) bags. Another company known for its bags – Green Packaging Industries (Kolkata) was also awarded.

For exporting environment-friendly handicrafts, Pankaj International (Kolkata) got Certificate of Merit for Excellent Export Growth. RB Industries (Varanasi) got the same for handmade textile decorative items. For leather handicrafts, Essgee Leather Goods (Farrukhabad) and Handicraft Villa (Jaipur) were given Certificate of Merit.

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At the event, Rakesh Kumar, ED, EPCH highlighted the achievements of the association in his address and said that handicrafts is the only category in export items which has shown very good growth despite challenging market conditions in India as well as overseas markets. Pushpa Subramanium, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, and Dinesh Kumar, Chairman, EPCH were also present on the occasion.

While congratulating the winners, Smriti Irani suggested EPCH to honour physically handicapped craftsmen in the handicraft industry alongside recognizing tribal arts as well.

 

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