'Women Entrepreneurs 2010' exhibition in New Delhi from Feb 23
Mumbai | Friday, Feb 19 2010 IST
Indian Merchant Chamber (IMC) Ladies' Wing President Ms Shiela Kripalani today announced that the 'Women Entrepreneurs 2010' exhibition, a joint venture of IMC Ladies' Wing and ASSOCHAM will be held in New Delhi on February 23-24.
Talking to mediaperson here today, Ms Kripalani said, ''After the resounding success of the Mumbai exhibition last year in September, IMC Ladies' Wing jointly with ASSOCHAM is spreading its wings to yet another vibrant and capital destination of our country - New Delhi.
Both leading industry associations have joined hands with a common objective to encourage and promote women empowerment.
The exhibition has added a new dimension by showcasing and promoting the works of women weavers and we believe this will be one of the largest platforms for women entrepreneurs specially giving an opportunity to women weavers. The highlight of the exhibition is the presence of the heritage women weavers who through their passion, talent and perseverance have strived to keep Indian tradition alive, despite many challenges. These include - Afroz Jahan from Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh (master in Dobby and Jacquard weaving), Ahalya of Sarangi from Chennai (celebrates the spirit of Kanjivaram), Deepa & Devika from Jaipur, Rajasthan (diversified product line), Jamini Payeng of Das Handloom & Handicraft from Haropara, Assam (working with weavers of traditional dresses), North East Network, Nagaland (Chizami Weaves), Rashmi Tapadia of Touch Class Paithani Sarees from Pune, Maharashtra, Sally Holkar of Womenweve from Mumbai, Maharashtra (specialization in Rajasthan Kota sarees and Pure silk sarees), Shamlu Dudeja of Malika's Kantha Collection from Kolkata, West Bengal (specialization in quilting stich on old fabrics), Sulochana Salvi of Patan Patola from Baroda, Gujarat (specialization in Patan Patola) and Sunita Burad of Mangalmayee from Jaipur, Rajasthan (specialization in regal Rajputi Poshaks). All these ten weavers will be presented awards during the exhibition.
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