Industrial Interventions Balaramapuram

  • Development of Textile Design centre, Domestic handloom cot and nano weaving machine

    The ongoing implementation for research and development work of preparing Domestic handloom cot and nano weaving machine to increase the popularity and acceptability of hand weaving craft to new generation.

  • Preservation and popularisation of Balaramapuram lace weaving craft

    A project sanctioned by DH&T is being implemented at Balaramapuram to document and creation of digital library, Training in the lace weaving craft and value addition to Balaramapuram sarees are undertaken to preserve and popularize the languishing craft of Balaramapuram sarees in the tradition of butta laying techniques during 2012-13.

  • Setting up of Weavers Service Centre facility at Balaramapuram

    This institute had set up a weavers service centre, functioning at Hantex process house complex, Balaramapuram to conduct skill upgradation training for weaver’s, dyers, supervisors and to disseminate knowledge related to the manufacture of quality handloom products.

  • Establishment of Technology centre at Balaramapuram

    To set up a full-fledged technology centre for handloom textiles with weaving, processing, testing laboratories with CAD/CAM centre to undertake short term, long term technical training programmes is being implemented at Balaramapuram under this project sanctioned by Government of Kerala.

  • Development of Regional brand in Handloom Industry

    Under this project, sanctioned by Government of Kerala, the common umbrella brand name “Kerala handloom” was created along with branding of six handloom regions based on Kasaragode, Kannur, Palakkad, Kuthampully, Chendamangalam and Balaramapuram. The methodology adopted was surveying and studying of traditional art forms, transcreation of designs, product development, awareness programmes and exhibitions with statewide publicity programme implemented during 2008-2012.

  • Integrated handloom training project (IHTP)

    This is a Government of India funded project for skill development training to weavers for producing innovative designs in handlooms at various clusters in the state.

  • Intensive Training to Handloom Weavers (IHTP)

    The skill upgradation training of weavers in the production of value added handloom products was conducted statewide through a project sanctioned by DH&T, Government of Kerala.

  • New Comers Training

    Presently, most of the societies are facing the problem of lack of trained weavers which badly affects the productivity in handloom sector. And hence it is very essential to conduct skill development training programmes to new comers in the field in order to find a remedy to this problem and to attract more people in this sector.