Handlooms Exhibition Gets Underway at The MU Campus

The 'Patronise Handlooms' exhibition, on at S-20, Centenary Buildings, on the Chepauk campus of the university, got underway. The special campaign was inaugurated by Madras University Vice-Chancellor S. Ramachandran, in the presence of Co-optex Managing Director M.P. Nirmala.

A long list of productswhich included handloom sarees from all over the state attracted a good crowd . Italso has pillow covers, bedsheets, readymade shirts, denim materials, carpets and floor mats. Such exhibitions are regularly organised at schools and colleges to promote handlooms and the co-operative sector, Co-optex officials said.

A press release said that during Deepavali last year, the Chennai region of Co-optex achieved an all-time high sales of Rs. 6.8 crore. During this Pongal, the sale was Rs. 5.34 crore. A special discount of five per cent and special rebate of 20 per cent is being offered on products at the exhibition. - Staff Reporter.

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