Advertise Here [468 W x 60 H pixels]
G: Pockets | November 2016

GoCoop bags National Award

GoCoop, an online Marketplace established with the objective of providing a platform to weaver and artisan co-operatives and community based enterprises in rural India, has received the 1st National Award for outstanding contribution in the field of ‘Marketing of Handloom Products (e-Commerce)’.

GoCoop’s Founder & CEO, Siva Devireddy received the award from Hon. Textiles Minister, GOI Smt. Smriti Irani at the Celebration of 2nd National Handloom Day in Varanasi on August 7. GoCoop is the first organisation to receive the award in this category.

We are proud of this achievement and take the opportunity to thank our weavers & artisans, customers, partners & team in supporting us through this journey says Siva Devireddy. He also mentioned that he is very thankful to the encouraging leadership of the Textile Ministry and Development Commissioner Handlooms, GOI. This focus on technology and direct linkage of weavers with market should bring in positive change in the handloom industry in the years to come.

The India Handloom Brand was launched on the 1st National Handloom Day last year & GoCoop is an empanelled eCommerce platform by DC Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India to provide online eCommerce Marketplace platform to market & sell India Handloom Brand & other handloom products. The platform currently supports weavers & artisans from over 8 states, 40 clusters, 250 co-operatives with over 50,000 artisans selling over 20,000 products.

Siva Devireddy, Founder & Managing Director, GoCoop.com says, India is officially estimated to have over 9 million artisans and we are gradually seeing a decline not only in the livelihoods but also in our traditional arts and crafts in the process. The key challenge faced today by our weavers and artisans is the inadequate demand and unfair pricing for their produce. There is an urgent need to create better market access for our artisans and weavers and make the markets more equitable to the producers.

GoCoop unlike other eCommerce portals actually works closely with the co-operatives & community based organisations in the Handloom clusters to enable them to sell their products online and in the process of packing and shipping the products.

Post your comment
Name:  
Email:    
Comments:  
Verification Code:   Change Image


 
Advertise Here [728 W x 90 H pixels]
AB Carter India Pvt Ltd      ACME Machinery Industry Co. Ltd      AK Technofab      Arvind Rub-Web Controls Ltd      Autotex Ancillaries Pvt Ltd      Bharat Beams Pvt Ltd      Biancalani Srl      C & S Electric Limited      Delair India Pvt Ltd      Dynamic Autolooms India Pvt Ltd      Elgi Electric and Industries Ltd      Embee Corporation      Eppinger Tooling Asia Pvt Ltd      Excel Traders      ITEMA Weaving India Pvt Ltd      Jacobi Machinery Pvt Ltd (Simta)      Jiangyin Guoguang Calender And Fibre Roller Co., Ltd      K Tex Engineering Services      K U Sodalamuthu and Co. Pvt Ltd      Kinarivala Textile Machinery      Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd      Leuze Electronic Pvt Ltd      Loepfe Brothers Ltd (Masterline)      Luwa India Pvt Ltd      M K Brothers Mfrs Pvt Ltd      Marvel Gloves Industries / FAB Industries      Marzoli Machine Textiles S.R.L      Megastar Coolers Pvt ltd      Mohler Machine Works Pvt Ltd      Moksha Thermoplastics Pvt. Ltd      Peass Industrial Engineers Pvt Ltd      Rabatex Industries      Reshmi Industries (India) Pvt Ltd      Rieter India Pvt. Ltd      Sai Enterprises      Saurer Textile Solutions Pvt. Ltd      Savio India Ltd      Sieger Spintech Equipments Pvt Ltd      Simens Ltd      SMEW Textile Machinery Pvt Ltd      SRE Corporation      Vaari Textile Machine India Ltd      AB Carter India Pvt Ltd      ACME Machinery Industry Co. Ltd      AK Technofab      Arvind Rub-Web Controls Ltd      Autotex Ancillaries Pvt Ltd      Bharat Beams Pvt Ltd      Biancalani Srl      C & S Electric Limited      Delair India Pvt Ltd      Dynamic Autolooms India Pvt Ltd      Elgi Electric and Industries Ltd      Embee Corporation      Eppinger Tooling Asia Pvt Ltd      Excel Traders      ITEMA Weaving India Pvt Ltd      Jacobi Machinery Pvt Ltd (Simta)      Jiangyin Guoguang Calender And Fibre Roller Co., Ltd      K Tex Engineering Services      K U Sodalamuthu and Co. Pvt Ltd      Kinarivala Textile Machinery      Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd      Leuze Electronic Pvt Ltd      Loepfe Brothers Ltd (Masterline)      Luwa India Pvt Ltd      M K Brothers Mfrs Pvt Ltd      Marvel Gloves Industries / FAB Industries      Marzoli Machine Textiles S.R.L      Megastar Coolers Pvt ltd      Mohler Machine Works Pvt Ltd      Moksha Thermoplastics Pvt. Ltd      Peass Industrial Engineers Pvt Ltd      Rabatex Industries      Reshmi Industries (India) Pvt Ltd      Rieter India Pvt. Ltd      Sai Enterprises      Saurer Textile Solutions Pvt. Ltd      Savio India Ltd      Sieger Spintech Equipments Pvt Ltd      Simens Ltd      SMEW Textile Machinery Pvt Ltd      SRE Corporation      Vaari Textile Machine India Ltd