Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Sunday that women weavers of the state will have to play an important role in boosting the Indian economy. He inaugurated a handloom cluster project in Dibrugarh on Sunday.
Sonowal said Assamese women weavers will have to enhance their output using the latest technology and science. He said Mahatma Gandhi had said that “weavers of Assam weave dreams in their loom.
The dignity of the weavers of Assam and their creation has received a boost with Prime Minister Narendra Modi using the Assamese Gamocha on various occasions. Assamese women could be able to self-employed by these handloom industries across the state” Sonowal said.
The state government would also set up Handloom Cluster development centers at Sivasagar, Jorhat, Tinsukia, Golaghat, and Lakhimpur.