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]
Arvind Rub-Web Controls Ltd      Associated Autotex Ancillaries Pvt Ltd      ATE Enterprises Pvt Ltd (Spinning-Common Advtg)      B & R Industrial Automation Pvt Ltd      Bharat Beams Pvt Ltd      Bharat Bijlee Ltd      Brugarolas India Pvt Ltd      Canias ERP Pvt.Ltd      Condair      Delair India Pvt Ltd      DORNIER Machinery India Pvt Ltd      Elgi Electric and Industries Ltd      Embee Corporation      Eppinger Tooling Asia Pvt Ltd      Excel Traders      GEM Equipments (P) Ltd      Henna Tex      ITEMA WEAVING (INDIA) PVT LTD      Jakob Muller AG      K.U. Sodalamuthu and Co. Pvt Ltd      Kern-Liebers Knitting Parts GmbH      Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd      Loepfe Brothers Ltd (Masterline)      MAG Solvics Pvt Ltd      Mangal Singh Brothers Pvt Ltd      Mayur Reeds And Healds Pvt Ltd      Mecgrowths Texmach Pvt Ltd      Meera Industries Ltd      MESDAN India Pvt Ltd      Nestling Technologies      Prashant West Point Machinery Pvt. Ltd      Premier Evolvics Pvt Ltd      Rabatex Industries      Rieter India Pvt Ltd (Suessen)      Rieter India Pvt. Ltd      Saurer Textile Solutions Pvt. Ltd      Savio India Ltd      Savio Texcone Pvt Ltd      Sedo Treepoint Gmbh      Shail International Pvt Ltd      Shakti Textile      Sieger Spintech Equipments Pvt Ltd      SRE Corporation      Stovec Industries Ltd      Techaids      TeFoc Accessories      Texfab Engineers (India) Pvt Ltd      Thymas Electronics Pvt Ltd      Truetzschler India Pvt Ltd      VXL Ring Travellers (Pvt) Ltd      Arvind Rub-Web Controls Ltd      Associated Autotex Ancillaries Pvt Ltd      ATE Enterprises Pvt Ltd (Spinning-Common Advtg)      B & R Industrial Automation Pvt Ltd      Bharat Beams Pvt Ltd      Bharat Bijlee Ltd      Brugarolas India Pvt Ltd      Canias ERP Pvt.Ltd      Condair      Delair India Pvt Ltd      DORNIER Machinery India Pvt Ltd      Elgi Electric and Industries Ltd      Embee Corporation      Eppinger Tooling Asia Pvt Ltd      Excel Traders      GEM Equipments (P) Ltd      Henna Tex      ITEMA WEAVING (INDIA) PVT LTD      Jakob Muller AG      K.U. Sodalamuthu and Co. Pvt Ltd      Kern-Liebers Knitting Parts GmbH      Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd      Loepfe Brothers Ltd (Masterline)      MAG Solvics Pvt Ltd      Mangal Singh Brothers Pvt Ltd      Mayur Reeds And Healds Pvt Ltd      Mecgrowths Texmach Pvt Ltd      Meera Industries Ltd      MESDAN India Pvt Ltd      Nestling Technologies      Prashant West Point Machinery Pvt. Ltd      Premier Evolvics Pvt Ltd      Rabatex Industries      Rieter India Pvt Ltd (Suessen)      Rieter India Pvt. Ltd      Saurer Textile Solutions Pvt. Ltd      Savio India Ltd      Savio Texcone Pvt Ltd      Sedo Treepoint Gmbh      Shail International Pvt Ltd      Shakti Textile      Sieger Spintech Equipments Pvt Ltd      SRE Corporation      Stovec Industries Ltd      Techaids      TeFoc Accessories      Texfab Engineers (India) Pvt Ltd      Thymas Electronics Pvt Ltd      Truetzschler India Pvt Ltd      VXL Ring Travellers (Pvt) Ltd