Facilities Management Council (FMC), in partnership with IT, E&C, Dept, Government of Telangana, will organize three days IT Handloom Mela from 25th to 27th February at Phoenix Arena Art & Culture Centre at TSIIC Park, HITEC City.
The Mela will be started off formally on 25th February morning. It will emphasise Gadwal, Pochampally, Siddipet, Ikkat Pattu Sarees, Handicraft Products, Handloom Kurthas and many other.
This is being planned as part of the series of IT Handloom Melas. They are organized with the sole aim of promoting 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 mela’s organized in the last couple of years has been amazing. There has always been a good response for the handloom clothes told Satyanarayana Mathala, the President on behalf of FMC said nearly 5,000 people are foreseen 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 reliant on it.
Service Minded Facilities Management Professionals are dedicated to making every IT Professional wear Handlooms at least one day in a week. Their action and effort are appreciated and encouraged by ITE & C Dept, Govt of TS with an award. It is a great honour to the 250 strong FMC team that has been planning several Handloom Melas, Cycle Rallies, Fashion Shows to create awareness and promote Handloom Clothes for the past several months. Their continued efforts clocked a sale of Rs one crore worth Handloom Clothes and these mela’s recorded a footfall of two lakh IT professionals.