International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016

Weaving Co-operative Societies & Handloom Products in Rajnandgaon District of Chhattisgarh State

Dr. Shipra Banerjee [2] | Savita Choudhary

Abstract: Rajnandgaon located in the central region of Chhattisgarh, known for their richness, exquisiteness, variety and fine quality of handlooms. They constitute an integral part of Chhattisgarh handlooms. As an economic activity, Rajnandgaon handlooms are employing large number of workers. The study is descriptive comprising observation and survey method. It is revealed that various weaving co-operative societies have been set up for the progress of handloom industry and for the upliftment of weavers. There is a huge demand of artistic handloom products made by the weavers of Rajnandgaon in country as well as abroad. The study depicts that there are 10 main weaving co-operative societies, out of which Chhuikhadan Bunkar Sahkari Samiti is much developed including 450 members and 500 employees. These co-operative societies itself produce different handloom products like single and double bed sheet with pillow cover, shirting/kurta dress material, towel, curtain/furnishing, carpet, dhoti/lungi, suti gamcha, etc. with different price range. Among these, carpet is found to be more expensive while suti gamcha are found to be of low price range as compared to other product.

Keywords: Economic Activity, Handlooms, Weaving Co-operative Societies, Weavers, Price Range

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016,

Pages: 2211 - 2215

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