National Handloom Development Corporation Limited (NHDC) was established in February 1983 by the Indian Government. It was administered by Companies Act 1956. This corporation was set up to meet the need of setting up a National level agency to provide assistance for the enhancement of the handloom sector by undertaking all purchase and supply of handloom materials at affordable prices. They undertake all marketing activities and upgrade the technology to improve the productivity in the handloom sector.
The basic aim of NHDC is the development and enhancement of Handloom sector in India. The registered and corporate office of this corporation is situated at Lucknow. It has six regional offices located at Panipat, Varanasi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Kannur and Coimbatore. It also has 33 branch offices having the strength of about 208 employees. NHDC offers training and knowledge to dyers, weavers, buyers and sellers. It also undertakes awareness and sensitization workshops.
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