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CEPC is successfully arranging Participation of Carpet Exporters in International Carpet Fairs

Sandeep Kataria,

IInd Vice-Chairman, CEPC

M/s Annex Enterprises,



Sandeep Kataria,best replica watches Main Partner of M/s Annex Enterprises, Jaipur and IInd Vice-Chairman, Carpet Export Promotion Council in an interview...

Sandeep Kataria

Brief Eye Opening Report on India Carpet Expo 1-4 March, 2013 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

Siddh Nath Singh,
Chairman, CEPC,
New Delhi

The 25th India Carpet Expo was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Dr. Saumitra Chaudhuri, Member, Planning Commission &  Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister, Govt. of India on 1st March, 2013 in Hall No. 12 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, in the august and gracious presence of Dr. Anup K. Pujari, IAS, Director General Foreign Trade, Shri S.S. Gupta, IAS, Development Commissioner (Handicrafts...

Siddh Nath Singh

Govtt. Should Forthwith Stop Export of Silk Cocoon Waste and Subsidise Kashmir Carpet Raw-material

M.D. Mirza,
Ist Vice-Chairman, CEPC,
New Delhi

M.D. Mirza of Senior Partner M/s Mirzasons, Kashmir and 1st Vice Chairman, Carpet Export Promotion Council in an interview with our Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Gopi Nath Agrawal said that duty on Silk Yarn has increased tremendously.  Chinese Silk which he used to buy at INR 280 per kg. around 1982 is now available @ INR 1800 per kg. Weaving wages for small sizes 18/18 Pure Silk Kashmir Carpets which in...

M.D. Mirza

Indian Carpet Industry: New Dimensions

Bholanath Baranwal,
Chairman & Managing Director,
BIL Continental Ltd.
(Formerly known as Bholanath International Ltd.)

The carpet exporters barely recovering from the challenges of higher labour costs in production were suddenly hit with currency volatility.magic watches The weakened Indian Rupee has fuelled higher input costs; whereas no time was lost by the importers asking for price reductio...

Bholanath Baranwal

Overall Review of Indian Handmade Carpet Industry—Outcome of Domotex 2013

Ashok Jain,
Ex-Chairman, CEPC,
Nupur Carpets,
New Delhi

All of us, are aware that this Industry–Handmade Carpet Industry provides livelihood to nearly 30 Lacs people of the country, involved directly or indirectly. The employment opportunities are created at various levels by this industry, beginning from weaving of carpets till finishing and export of this merchandize to overseas markets. This industry is severely suffering in last 5...

Ashok Jain

Comprehensive Achievement of IICT and its Role

Dr. K.K. Goswami,
Professor, Director and Member Secretary,
Indian  Institute of Carpet Technology (IICT),
 Bhadohi (India)

Indian Institute of Carpet Technology (IICT), an institute with difference was conceived, by Ministry of Textiles (MOT), Govt. of India (GOI) in eighties.  IICT was given the autonomous status in December 1998 through formation of society.  Involvement of broad based stakeholders/authorities include...

Dr. K.K. Goswami

Bhadohi–Mirzapur Carpet–belt—Weaving Golden Knots of India

Kamal Kathuria,
Managing Director,
Concept Creations,

In last few issues of “Carpet-e-World” International (most purposeful Carpet Journal of the World), I tried to highlight about two big centres of carpet industry of India viz., the Panipat and the Bikaner. In this current XXXVII Vol. Feb. 2013, I would like to highlight about the carpet weaving areas of India i.e Bhadohi–Mirzapur Carpet–belt.


Kamal Kathuria,

Chinar International, Noida—Company’s Brief Profile and its Corporate Responsibility

Kuldeep Wattal,
Director, Chinar International &
Ex-Vice Chairman, CEPC, New Delhi

Vision and Mission of the Company:

“At Chinar International, with our professionalism and total dedication, under the above of our Chief Director, Mr. Kuldeep Raj Wattal, we look upon business not merely as a source of income, but also as a way of life by putting our talents to best use and giving joy to thousands of our product users”. Our Compa...

Kuldeep Wattal

Report on Organizing One Day Interactive Seminar With Overseas Buyers for Export Promotion during India Carpet Expo’2013 at New Delhi

Umesh Gupta,
Member COA, CEPC,
New Delhi

In his welcome Speech, Mr. Siddh Nath Singh, Chairman, CEPC welcomed the participants and overseas buyers and briefed about the history of India Carpet Expo which was started in the year 2000 with the meager 61 Participants and have gone up to 300 as well as participation of Overseas Buyers from only 16 to more than 400 from around 45 Countries. He requested the prominent members of the industry as well as ...

Umesh Gupta

Jaipur Carpets Exporter Don’t Export on DA Basis Which is a Much Desired Welcome Step

Shanti Dugar,
Main Partner,
Dugar Exports,

Shanti Dugar, Main Partner, Dugar Exports, Jaipur & Ex- COA Member, CEPC while talking to our Special Correspondent said that the position of Hand-knotted Carpet Export from Jaipur is very bad due to acute shortage of Weavers and the Labour. The new generation is not showing any interest in the learning of Carpet Weaving and its other processes because their income from Carpet Weaving...

Shanti Dugar

A Report on Exhibition-cum-sale of Handmade Carpets at Rajeev Gandhi Handicrafts Bhawan, Shilpi Haat, New Delhi w.e.f June 1-6, 2013

S.K. Gupta,
Executive Director, CEPC,
New Delhi

Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC) organized 2nd Edition of Exhibition–Cum–sale of Handmade Carpets, Rugs, Floor Coverings and other allied products made by the carpets under the aegis of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), at Rajeev Gandhi Handicraft Bhawan, 2nd Floor, Shilpi Haat, BabaKharak Singh Marg, New Delhi from 1st june to 16th june 2013. CEPC has made its second attempt ...

S.K. Gupta

Prospects and Problems of Handmade Carpet Industry in the Year 2013 and Beyond

Rajaram Gupta,
Ex President, AICMA,
M/s.Mughal Carpet Industries,

Exports of Hand-knotted Carpet from India is linked to American financial and employment situation. Quantitative easing in America has provided cheap money for manufacturing sector for providing employment. I will discuss more about quantitative easing in latter part of this article. Further I would like to examine effects of quantitative easing on demand of Carpet in US market. Sal...

Rajaram Gupta

Carpet Exporters who Wish to get Name, Fame also Better Price Should Always Make The Best Qualities & Have Fair Dealings

Deven Sharma,
Buying Representative,

Deven Sharma, Jaipur who is presently Buying Agent representing two well known Carpet Buyers of USA in a interview with our Special Correspondent said that he joined Carpet Industry in 1990 at Mirzapur and started the manufacture of 60 Cont 5 Ply Woolen Dhurrie in partnership. Later he entered in Woolen Dhurrie manufacturing with 100% New Zealand Wool. In due course he started the manufacture of 5/40 and 9/54 quality car...

Deven Sharma

Banks Should Not Allow Post Shipment Loan Period for 360 Days Instead Ongoing 180 Days

Bharat Maurya,
Member COA, CEPC,
New Delhi

In an interview with our special correspondent, Bharat Maurya, a senior COA Member and main partner of M/s Carpet Palace, Bhadohi said that presently carpet Industry of India is passing through its very difficult days. According to him fluctuation of US$ too is responsible for this situation because when one US$ was equal to INR 68, the Overseas Customers took discount from their suppliers and now when US$ has come down t...

Bharat Maurya

A Wake Up Call to the Exporters - Tough Time Ahead, Search for Alternative Occupation

Alok Baranwal,
Kailash Rug Indutries,
Khamaria (U.P)

Indian Carpet Industry is witnessing an alarming situation.The Industry is not only squeezing but also facing negative growth. The Government and its affiliates are busy in window dressing the statistics and celebrations growth in carpet exports but ground realties are very different and disgusting.

Bhadohi-Mirzapur Belt, Agra, Jaipur and Panipat are the prominent Carpet Producing Centers in India...

Alok Baranwal