Abstract: India's handloom industry has a long tradition of craftsmanship that is exquisite and incomparable. Compared to other countries in the world, it has a diverse and rich textile tradition, a wide range of textiles of varied designs, produced by various techniques. The specialty in the weave of the textiles in each region is developed based on location, climate and cultural influences. The weaves are often colourful, and fabrics are frequently worked over with incredibly intricate embroidery. The objective of this paper is to analyse the current state of the handloom industry in Telangana state, understand its contribution to the economy, and identify issues and challenges concerning their socio-economic sustainability and outline measures needed for strengthening and promoting the handloom industry globally.

Keywords: Craftsmanship, Handloom weaver, Socio-Economic, Sustainability.

PDF | DOI: 10.17148/IARJSET.2021.8227

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