Trainee IAS team visits Pochampally, falls in love with Ikat sarees
As part of their study tour, a trainee IAS team consisting six members visited the Handloom Park located at Kanumumkula village of Pochampally mandal in the district on Wednesday.
During their visit, the trainee officers interacted with the members of the governing body of Handloom Park and enquired about production of handlooms, marketing strategies and the employment opportunities in the sector.
They also examined various steps to be followed in the process of weaving a cloth on handloom. After examining the traditional Pochampally sarees, they appreciated the skills of local handloom weavers.
Handloom Park director B Lava Kumar guided the trainee IAS team during their visit to the Park.
Textiles and Handlooms department district Assistant Director Sampath Kumar, Tahsildar Dashratha Naik and management of the Park felicitated trainee IAS officers with bouquets and shawls.