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IAM KHADI GLOBAL SPIN

Past Programs

IAMKHADI has organized few national level programs to discuss about the export potential of Khadi, Handlooms and other Textile Products from Local to Global

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30th January 2018

National Trade Conclave: Taking KHADI from Local to Global

Along with the changing global demand by Shri. Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation and Shri. V. K. Saxena Chairman, KVIC and IAMKHADI and along with KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES COMMISSION (KVIC), kick-started the task of integrating the weaver’s/spinners at large scale on Tuesday, 30th January 2018 appearing in Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Ministry of Commerce, Government of India thus helping to revive the lost sheen of the KHADI clusters by providing an endurable livelihood mechanism.

ASIAD Literature Festival: Taking KHADI from Local to Global

IAMKHADI along with KHADI & VILLAGE INDUSTRIES COMMISSION (KVIC), had a panel discussion at Indian International Centre, New Delhi “Taking Khadi: Local to global” on Saturday 17th March 2018, supervised by Shri. Pramod Pradhan, Category Head-Khadi Business, Raymond; Dr Kirti Sharma MDI, Gurgaon and International Fashion Designer, Ms Sanjana Jon; Prof. R.M. Joshi, Chairperson Research IIFT.
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17th March 2018
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19th July 2018

National Trade Conclave: Taking KHADI from Local to Global

In continuation to our efforts in attaining the marked objective, on Thursday 19th July 2018, IAMKHADI along with KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES COMMISSION (KVIC), FICCI. Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) curated another event that brought together all the possible stakeholders contributing productively to taking KHADI from Local to Global.

India Pakistan London Fashion Show Press Conference

Sunday, 30th September 2018: With the support from KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES COMMISSION (KVIC) in association with IAMKHADI to revive weavers, artisans and handspun weaves from India, Signature1Concepts and IPLF (India Pakistan London Fashion show) India, partner, curated the concept of Revival of Swadeshi Spirit.
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30 September 2018
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30th November 2018

By RITU BERI supported by IAMKHADI, THE SHOWCASE at The Luxury Symposium 2018

Friday, 30th November 2018: IAMKHADI are Not for Profit Foundations engaged in initiatives, Branding India globally, the Luxury League (TLL). We postulate that the spirit of luxury lies in our heritage. The Inauguration was accomplished with Smt.Sushma Swaraj (Hon’ble Minister of External Affairs, Govt. of India). Evolution of Charkha to Foreign Dignitaries, Diplomats, Ministers, Govt. Officials and International Buyers, Buying Agents to promote KHADI – Hand Spun and Hand-Woven fabric showcased by IAMKHADI, in association with KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES COMMISSION (KVIC). THE SHOWCASE at The Luxury Symposium 2018 aspires to nurture & sustain the various forms of Indian art, craft and brands. An unbiased is to promote ‘BRANDS THAT BRING GLORY TO INDIA’ and strengthen the voice of India globally. Foundations endeavoured to illustrate the Journey of Charka illustrating Farm to Fashion by mustering the government to use luxury as a powerful agent of change and to put a face to the KHADI brand.

IAMKHADI: Global Spin - Trade Conclave on KHADI and BATIK

Inclusion to our efforts in acquiring the marked objective on 19th July 2018. On Tuesday, 18th December 2018, another workshop was proposed by IAMKHADI in collaboration with EMBASSY OF INDONESIA, KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES COMMISSION (KVIC) FICCI & CENTRAL SILK BOARD which aims in exploring the possibilities of a design alliance between India and Indonesia with involvement. Inputs from reputed fashion designers from both countries to be later on implemented by design academies and Khadi institutions across the country eventually showcased at global B2B venues.
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18th December 2018
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13th February 2019

ONE DAY EXPORT ORIENTATION WORKSHOP at KVIC, New Delhi by IAMKHADI

Wednesday, 13th February 2019; BUYER SELLER MEET was being jointly organized by IAMKHADI and KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES COMMISSION (KVIC), New Delhi. Also organized Export Orientation Workshop in association with Federation of Buying Merchandisers (FBA) to make Khadi Institutes/ Producers, Exporters, Designers, Traders understand how an eco-friendly organic and no carbon footprint product can be put across to International Buyers as a “Luxury Product” and its enormous export potential in product categories like Home Furnishing, Apparels, Made-ups etc.. can be harnessed effectively.

KHADI BATIK FASHION SHOW 2019

The task of integrating the weaver’s/spinners at a large scale along with the changing global demand by Shri. Suresh Prabhu Ji Hon’ble Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation and Shri. V. K. Saxena Chairman, KVIC on Tuesday, 30th January 2018 at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Ministry of Commerce, was kick-started by IAMKHADI besides KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES COMMISSION (KVIC). The government of India thus helps to revive the lost sheen of the KHADI clusters by providing a sustainable livelihood mechanism.
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9 March 2019
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20th April 2019

WORLD WEAVER’S FORUM 2019

The first WORLD WEAVER’S FORUM on Saturday, 20th April 2019 at Hotel Park Plaza, Ludhiana has organized by IAMKHADI and FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO), Ludhiana in collaboration with central silk board (CSB) and TRIFED (m/o tribal affairs) and khadi and village industries commission (KVIC). The prime aspiration is to develop a product and design ecosystem of national and international producers, artisans, retailers, fashion designers and technical experts to work combine to form unique fresh product ideas for Indian and global consumers. The possibilities of interstate fusions of various art forms on handloom and Khadi and cross country fusions of art forms were explored by the global forum. Shri. R.R.Okhandiar(IFS CEO and Member Secretary) and Central Silk Board (Ministry of Textile, Govt. of India) & Smt. Anju Modi, Founding Member, FDCI inaugurated an event.

Launched “Go TRIBAL WITH TRIBES INDIA” Campaign

The “Go Tribal with Tribes India” Campaign to promote Tribal Commerce and propagate tribal arts & crafts in the country and abroad was launched by TRIFED (M/o Tribal Affairs) in association with IAMKHADI & other associates on 28th June 2019 at Margosa. And Silk Cotton Lawn, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi. MC Mary Kom (Hon’ble M.P.) as Guest of Honor and The Hon’ble Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Government of India was the Chief Guest.
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28th June 2019
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10th October 2019

WEAVING PEACE

“WEAVING PEACE” is a two-day event (10-11 October 2019) organized by IAMKHADI in association with World Trade Centre Mumbai that has an exhibition of KHADI and sustainable products by weavers from across India at World Trade Centre Mumbai. It is an endeavour to maintain Gandhiji’s philosophy of peace & progress, equality, diversity, inclusion & sustainability. Weaving Peace, a showcase on sustainable weaves and handmade fabrics by renowned international designer Archana Kochhar representing India and Tara Bhuyan (Toronto), Meagan Ollari (New York), Mantasha Ahmed (Dhaka), on Friday, 10th October 2019 the evening of the celebration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

AADI MAHOTSAV- National Tribal Festival

National Tribal Festival is being held at INA Dilli Heart in New Delhi and inaugurated by Union Home Minister Amit Shah Ji. The mega event of 15-days was held from 16- 30 November 2019. “Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Crafts, Culture and Commerce” will be the theme of the fortnight-long Tribal Festival which represents the basic ethos of tribal life. IAMKHADI as a marketing partner & Top Designers like Liz Hartman (us), Rohit Bal, Rina Dhaka friend of TRIFED invited during a tribal fashion show of smt. Ruma Deviant. Other Tribal Artists on 23 rd and 24 November 2019.
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28th June 2019
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17th October 2020

HANDLOOM FESTIVAL 2020

Redefining tradition and style for a global audience 17th October – 31st December 2020 IAMKHAADII FOUNDATION (IAMKHADI) in association with World Trade Centre Mumbai is organizing “HANDLOOM FESTIVAL: Redefining tradition and style for global audience”. The on-going COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant changes in consumer behaviour and the shift from ‘physical’ to ‘digital’ is witnessing a big push. The new normal has created innovative ways to promote businesses. In this scenario, virtual exhibitions offer greater returns on investment with low cost of participation, enhanced online presence with high reach and engagement with the targeted visitors and buyers. WORLD TRADE CENTER (WTC) Mumbai & IAMKHADI has launched an international virtual B2B exhibition platform (https://www.worldtradeexpo.org/)

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1st November – 21st November 2020 The SUMMIT and the HACKATHON would be concurrently running within the Handloom Festival (at www.worldtradeexpo.com) a virtual exposition organized by World Trade Centre, Mumbai and IAMKHAADII FOUNDATION (IAMKHADI) at As one of the world’s most polluting industries, fashion has some major negative environmental impact. Considering that Fashion is a 2.1 Trillion Industry, we need to be alarmed! While it is starting to turn up the dial on its environmental efforts – many brands and retailers are making significant progress in reducing their negative impacts – there is still a long way to go. Positive change is urgently needed and now is the time to work together to find solutions to the fashion industry’s environmental and social impact. What better than finding solutions collaboratively, where designers, start-ups, academicians and industry come together to find sustainable solutions. We would explore through the Fashion Tech Summit and Hackathon, the possible ways of combining traditional handlooms and Fashion Tech to find some sustainable solutions. (https://www.worldtradeexpo.org/)
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1st November 2020
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26th January 2021

HANDICRAFT FESTIVAL

26th January – 31st May 2021 IAMKHAADII FOUNDATION IAMKHAADII FOUNDATION (IAMKHADI) in association with WORLD TRADE CENTER, Mumbai has conducted 2nd International Virtual Exhibition to promote 150+ MSMEs and Women Entrepreneurs in the Handicrafts sector to showcase quality products in various product categories, Leather, Pottery & Glass, Textile, Jewellery, Wood, Metal, Paper, Handmade Accessories. We conducted a series of webinars on Export Promotion, Social Commerce and Entrepreneurship Development to empower and enable micro entrepreneurs. WORLD TRADE CENTER (WTC) Mumbai & IAMKHADI has launched on virtual exhibition platform (https://www.worldtradeexpo.org/)

HASTAKAR 1

Monday, 15th March 2021 (#VOCAL4LOCAL, #AATMANIRBHARBHARAT, #MAKEININDIA, GRAM2GLOBAL) DATE: Monday, 15th March 2021 TIME: 11 AM to 5 PM VENUE: MSME-Development Institute, New Delhi MSME-DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, IAMKHAADII FOUNDATION & SILK MARK OF INDIA (CENTRAL SILK BOARD) has organized “AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON SAFETY, STANDARD & PACKAGING OF TOYS & SILK FOR NORTH EAST” on understanding application of new packaging designs and innovations on Toys and Silk as eco-friendly, sustainable and fully degradable material, with a fully circular production cycle.
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15th March 2021
SOCIAL INITIATIVE- DIGITAL MSME- PAST PROGRAMM
27th March 2021

HASTAKAR 2

Saturday, 27th March 2021 (#VOCAL4LOCAL, #AATMANIRBHARBHARAT, #MAKEININDIA, GRAM2GLOBAL) DATE: Saturday, 27th March 2021 TIME: 11 AM to 5 PM VENUE: MSME-Development Institute, New Delhi MSME-DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, IAMKHAADII FOUNDATION, THE TOY ASSOCIATION OF INDIA has organized “AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON SAFETY, STANDARD & PACKAGING OF TOYS & GAMES AND ODOP SCHEME OF UTTAR PRADESH” on sustainable packaging which refers to the sourcing, development, and use of packaging solutions that have minimal environmental impact and footprint.

INTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL EXHIBITION

for Scandinavian Countries 6th July – 18th July 2021 Indian Commerce of Commerce (ICC) in association with the Deptt. of Commerce, M/o Commerce & Industry & IAMKHAADII FOUNDATION (IAMKHADI) as Knowledge Partner has conducted International Virtual Exhibition to promote 100+ MSMEs and Women Entrepreneurs in the Indian Handloom, KHADI and Home Textiles to showcase quality products.
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6th July 2021
National handloom week.
14th August 2021

#UNLOCKHANDLOOM

14th August 2021
#UNLOCKHANDLOOM: To Celebrate NATIONAL HANDLOOM WEEK and Commemorate 75 years of Independence of Progressive India – AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV.

The project was created with the prime objective to establish a unified platform to create and identify livelihood opportunities for Entrepreneurs or Startups. It acts as an entrepreneurship enabler by bringing together entrepreneurs, youths, training providers, financial support systems, technology providers, and market linkages and enterprises that work with micro-entrepreneurs.

The project team has experience in developing business opportunities for Entrepreneurs or Startups in various sectors including in handlooms. This project will also focus on supporting Entrepreneurs or Startups starting their entrepreneurial journey in the handloom sector in the registered National Capital Region (NCR).

GlobalSpin Trade Conclave 2022 - Bengaluru.

Day 1 of the GlobalSpin Trade Conclave (https://globalspin.net) was held from March 21-22, 2022 in Bengaluru and was jointly organized by National Institute For Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (NI-MSME) and IAMKHAADDI FOUNDATION (IAMKHADI) and co-organized by NIFT Foundation for Design & Innovation and supported by World Trade Center (WTC), Shamshabad and Vishakapatnam in which Zimbabwe partnered along with other African countries with the focus of bringing technology and textiles fashion together in a single platform.

The event was inaugurated on the 1st Day by Hon’ble Chief Guest Mr. N . Nagaraju, Hon’ble Minister for Municipal Administration small scale industries and Public sector Industries, Government of Karnataka who spoke about Karnataka being the Hub of Textiles especially Mysore Silk.

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21st - 22nd March 2022
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25th - 26th MARCH 2022

GlobalSpin Trade Conclave 2022 - Mumbai.

GlobalSpin Trade Conclave on Eco-handlooms, Eco-textiles and Apparels (https://globalspin.net/) held from March 25-26, 2022 at World Trade Center, Mumbai and was jointly organized by National Institute For Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (NI-MSME), Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India, IAMKHAADII FOUNDATION (IAMKHADI) and WORLD TRADE CENTER MUMBAI in association with NIFT Foundation for Design Innovation (NFDI), an organisation, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and All India Association of Industries. GlobalSpin Trade Conclave was supported by Ministry of MSME, Government of India under International Cooperation Scheme.

GlobalSpin Trade Conclave 2022 - New Delhi.

Globalspin Trade Conclave on Eco-handlooms, Eco-textiles and Apparels (https://globalspin.net/) held from March 29-30, 2022 in New Delhi and was jointly organized by National Institute For Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (NI-MSME), Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India and IAMKHAADII FOUNDATION (IAMKHADI) in which Ethiopia partnered along with other African countries with the focus of bringing technology and textiles fashion together in a single platform. The local support was given by NFDI, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India.

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29th - 30th March 2022
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22nd April 2022

GlobalSpin Startup Fashionshow

At APPAREL HOUSE, 22nd April 2022

FASHION MEET – Expo’22,at Apparel House, Gurugram ended successfully with a GlobalSpin Startup Fashion Show.

Fashion, as we all know, is a dynamic global industry and IAMKHADI with the help of other co-organizers SOWTEX and NFDI aim to build the most authentic Indian fashion landscape to get more global recognition for Indian talent.

GLOBALSPIN ROUND TRADE CONCLAVE

India’s 1st ‘GlobalSpin Round Table Conclave’ on Innovative Financing (Debt/ Equity/ CSR/ Grant) for Startups/ MSMEs in the Fashion, Textile, and Apparel Sector (focusing Technical/ Smart Textiles with key elements of Textiles, Electronics, and IT/Software) was organized at National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi on Monday, 25th of July 2022 by IAMKHAADII Foundation in association with NFDI and WASME.

The whole idea was conceptualized by Mr. Yash Arya and was backed by Dr. Ajit Nigam (CEO NFDI) and Ms. Ashmeen Munjal, who is a visionary and on a mission to transform India into a $ 5 Trillion economy in the next 5 years through jobs, wealth creation and enhancing exports for the country. She herself is a successful business entrepreneur & promotes women in startups and entrepreneurship.

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25th July 2022