Singareni: Wear handlooms at least twice in a week: Director N.Balram advises Employees
National handloom day celebrated in SCCL
Singareni Bhavan: In order to promote the traditional handlooms and encourage the weavers and their products, Singareni Collieries Company Limited Director (Finance, Personnel and P&P) Sri.N Balram has called upon the Singareni employees to wear handlooms at least twice a week to benefit the weaving community.
Participating as Chief Guest in the National handlooms day celebrations held at Singareni bhavan in Hyderabad on Saturday, he reminded that Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi promoted the handlooms in his campaign against the foreign products to encourage the local weavers and fought for Independence. He said that Prime Minister Sri. Narendra Modi launched the National Handlooms day celebrations from August 7, 2015, onwards to encourage handloom weavers and their products.
General Manager (Coordination and Marketing) Sri.K Suryanarayana said that the handloom fabric was more comfortable when compared to the synthetic cloths as it protects from heat and keeps cool. He said that the employees by wearing handlooms would encourage the age-old weaving tradition and the weavers.
TGBKS leader Sri.B Venkat Rao stressed the need to encourage the ancient handlooms by wearing the handlooms and helps the weaving community from the prevailing crisis. Singareni officers association General Secretary N.V. Rajashekar Rao said that the handloom weaving had won accolades throughout the world for its intricate process and hand-woven fabrics.
GM (Per) Sri.A.Ananda Rao, TGBKS General Secretary Sri.Miryala Raji Reddy and TBGKS Leader Sri.Kengerla Mallaiah and SCCL Officers and Employees participated. On this occasion, the employees have attended to their duties by wearing handloom dresses. Similarly, the National Handlooms day was celebrated across all the divisions of the Singareni collieries.