The Silk Mark Organisation of India has organised a week-long silk expo in Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), in order to boost the sales of the famed and traditional South Indian silk.
The exhibition is expected to showcase the entire range of pure silk fabric from remote weaving clusters of India under one roof, which will have 64 participants from over 17 states across the country.
According to the Assistant Director of Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, B.Chandan Kumar : "The main objective of this exhibition is to help the people to understand the varieties of silk from all over the country. At the same time we are giving a platform to the manufacturers to sell their goods and ensure the better prospects for themselves and the industry also. In this exhibition we have more than 14 states with more than 20 clusters participating. We are assuring 100 percent purity of silk.”
The exhibition will conclude on January 8.