I am now accessing as a :

Government Of Assam Handloom Textiles & Sericulture Assam Apex Weavers and Artisans Cooperative Federation Ltd. (ARTFED)

Procurement & Sale


     All hand woven textiles (Eri, Muga, Cotton, Synthetic)  and handicraft products (Cane & Bamboo Products, Sital Pati, Wooden Products, Bell & Brass Metal Products) are being procured by ARTFED from individual weavers and artisans, Primary Level Co-operative Society, Self-Help-Groups, NGO in addition to procurement from own Handloom Production Units located at Bamunimaidan, Pachim Boragaon & Nalbari. While procuring hand woven & handicraft products, the price is fixed considering the cost of raw materials, wages, overhead expenses and reasonable margin of profit. ARTFED has 55 sales outlets in the name of “JAGARAN” wihtin and outside the state through which hand woven and handicraft products of Assam and N.E. Region are being sold and displayed.

     Apart from this under Single Tender System, ARTFED has supplied hand woven and handicraft products to various State Govt. such as Home Dept., Social Welfare Dept., GDA & Central Govt. Dept. like Indian Railway through ACASH.

     Fairs and Melas have a unique appeal to Indian Public Psychology, people feel instinctive to visit Fairs and Melas whenever and wherever these are organised and they indulge in a shopping spree. Every Year ARTFED organises number of National Handloom Expo, National Level Special Handloom Expo, Special Handloom Expo, District Level Events, Craft Bazar, Gandhi Shilp Bazar, Handicraft Exhibition for exposure and sale of Hand woven & Handicraft Products of the State as well as N.R. Region.