HEPC,Handloom Export Promotion Council


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Export Promotion Council



Office Address:
Head Office : Handloom Export Promotion Council
34, Cathedral Garden Road,
Chennai-600 034.
Ph.: 91-022-2827 8879/6043
Fax: 91-044-2827 1761
E-Mail: hepc@hepcindia.com
Website Address: http://www.hepcindia.com/


Products Handling:
All Handloom Products like: Fabrics, Home Furnishings, Carpets, Floor coverings etc.
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Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC) is a statutory body constituted under The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India to promote the exports of all handloom products like fabrics, home furnishings, carpets and floor coverings, etc. HEPC was constituted in the year of 1965 with 65 members and its present membership is around 2000 spread all over the country. The Handloom industry mainly exports fabrics, bed linen, table linen, toilet and kitchen linen, towels, curtains, cushions and pads, tapestries and upholstery's, carpets and floor coverings, etc. The basic objective of HEPC is to provide all support and guidance to the Indian Handloom exporters and International buyers for trade promotion and International marketing. HEPC has its head office at Chennai and regional offices at New Delhi.

HEPC,Handloom Export Promotion CouncilArrange for the participation of member exporters in the important trade fairs, organizing buyer-seller meet (BSM), business missions. Provide financial grants to the exporters with market development assistance for under taking sale-cum- study tours, participation in international fairs, publicity etc. Popularize Indian Handloom products abroad through website publicity, advertisements in commercial portals, trade magazines, conducting exclusive hand woven shows, and through Council publications. Dissemination of trade information like market studies, colour trends, design trends, export trends, standards and specifications, Government policies, circulars etc. through publications and news letters.Conducting workshops, seminars on upgrading technology in pre-loom, loom, post loom practices to improve quality and productivity, popularizing modern dyeing practices, product innovations, diversifications and improvement, quality compliance, better merchandising practices, packaging methods and so on to improve the competitiveness of Indian Handloom products.

Promote product innovation, diversification and improvement in the selected handloom clusters under Development of Exportable Products and Marketing scheme (DEPM) for promoting the production of exportable products. Providing design support to develop new designs, fabric simulation colour printouts, peg plan graph outputs, layout information and computer aided colour matching etc. to the exporters.

Generating and dissemination of trade enquiries for facilitating International buyers to source the handloom products from Indian Handloom exporters. Liaison with Government for strengthening infrastructure facilities in handloom export production centres, take efforts to improve forward and backward linkages in handloom sector. Serve as a link between trade and Government to formulate appropriate policies to promote handloom export growth. Inquiries into the complaints made against exporters and take up the exporter's problems related to the buyers with respective embassies. Read more


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