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About Bhunkar Sangh

To support the handloom weavers of Rajasthan by grouping them into various societies and strengthen the cooperative movement, the Govt. of Rajasthan established RRBSS on the 26th of Aug. 1957. This is the Apex marketing body for the handloom cooperative societies of the state.

Background

The Handloom Sector is the second largest employer in India after Agriculture. The sector represents the continuity of the age-old Indian heritage of hand weaving and reflects the socio-cultural tradition of the weaving communities. The Government of India has been following a policy of promoting and encouraging the handloom sector through a number of policies and programmes