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3-day IT Handloom Mela from Feb 25

Hyderabad: Facilities Management Council (FMC), in association with IT,E&C, Dept, Government of Telangana, will organize three day IT Handloom Mela from 25th to 27th February at Phoenix Arena Art & Culture Centre at TSIIC Park, HITEC City.

The Mela will be kicked off formally on 25th February morning. It will feature Gadwal, Pochampally, Siddipet, Ikkat Pattu Sarees, Handicraft Products, Handloom Kurthas and many other.

This is being organized as part of the series of IT Handloom Melas. They are organized with the sole aim of furthering the cause of Handlooms and motivate IT employees to wear handloom clothes at least once a week every Monday.

The mela which goes close to IT employees enable them to visit, explore and purchase handloom clothes and start wearing them every Monday.

The response to the several melas organized in the last couple of years has been overwhelming. There has always been a good response for the handloom clothes informed Satyanarayana Mathala, the President on behalf of FMC said nearly 5,000 people are expected to visit the expo in the next three days.

Wearing Handloom clothes once a week every Monday goes a long way in protecting the art form and helping those dependent on it.

Service Minded Facilities Management Professionals are committed to making every IT Professional wear Handlooms at least one day in a week. Their initiative and effort are appreciated and encouraged by ITE & C Dept, Govt of TS with an award.

It is a great recognition to the 250 strong FMC team that has been organizing several Handloom Melas, Cycle Rallies, Fashion Shows to create awareness and promote Handloom Clothes for the past several months.

Their sustained efforts clocked a sale of Rs one crore worth Handloom Clothes and these melas registered a footfall of two lakh IT professionals. (INN)

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