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KCCDO felicitates Kashmiri carpet innovator

Published by Kashmir News Trust on February 19, 2018, 3:54 pm

Kashmir News Trust Web Desk

Srinagar: Syed Altaf Hussain, Carpet weaver cum dealer who innovated portable carpet loom was today felicitated by Kashmir Carpet Cluster Development Organization (KCCDO) in a simple but impressive function.

Besides the representatives of the KCCDO that included Mahraj Krishan Bhatt and Bilal Ahmad Kawoosa, the function was attended by Joint Director Handicrafts Kashmir Nazir Ahmad Mir, Assistant Director Handicrafts Srinagar Mushtaq Ahmad Shah and Aashiq Ahmad from Carpet Export Promotion Council India.

The speakers on the occasion hailed the efforts of Syed Altaf Hussain’s innovation who has brought out the innovated loom for a cost of only Rs 6,000.
The Joint Director Handicrafts, Kashmir was of the opinion that the ultimate aim of the efforts should be the empowerment of the grass root level artisans and the portable loom is a step towards the right direction in view of its portability, size and prize.