Kerala Handloom Corporation chalks out new plans to boost growth

Monday, Jun 29, 2015,19:52 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kannur | The Kerala State Handoom Development Corporation Limited (Hanveev) Chairman U C Raman today said that agency showrooms would be opened in all assembly constituencies and Muncipality head quarters soon.
Talking to newspersons he said  Hanveev would set up online business from July and are looking for viable online vendors as associates. He said  MLAs and Municipal Chairpersons had alreasy assured all help to strengthen the public sector and handloom weavers of the state.
He said 22 per cent commission would be offered as commission to agents for the sale in the agency show rooms and the government and banks would provide loans with subsidy on interest Mr Raman said the Hanveev will modernize all its 52 showrooms.
He  said the functioning of regional offices at Kannur and Thriuvananathapuram would be linked through computers to monitor the efficency and address urgent matters regarding to strengthening the sales of the handloom products.
Mr Raman said for this Onam season a new product Oxford shirting materials (wrinkle free) will be introduced as a new product . Hanveev was aiming to a total sale turn over of Rupees18 crore in this Onam season, while the accumulated loss is reduced to three crore from eight crore of 2012 period.