Nadia district  occupies a very important place in the field of Handloom industry in the State of West Bengal and Handloom plays a pivotal role in its socio–economic status. The traditional production on Jamdani Saree of Nabadwip, Santipuri of Santipur and Tangail varieties of Fulia zone has been popular in the domestic market years together. With the constant efforts of both the Central and State Government in the form of financial and technical

assistance, a significant amount of progress have been achieved in the field of product diversification and the skilled weavers of this district are now engaged in production of value added fabrics which has penetrated in the global market also. Government of India has introduced export oriented project scheme with the provision of improved training, upgradation of looms, seed capital, Design development and publicity etc. and some Co-operative societies are undergoing commercial production for export.

In this modern era the consumers taste and preferences are changing day by day and to meet the need, modern technology is being introduced in conformity with diversity and versatility of products.

  • CAD / CAM Centre has been opened in the year 2000 at Santipur
  • IJIRA a Govt. of India undertaking established a modern Textile laboratory at Santipur
  • Govt. of West Bengal has given financial assistance to install 'Natural Dyeing Unit' at Fulia
  • Modern Dyeing & Processing unit has been established at Fulia
  • Two schemes viz. Design development of Handloom Fabric of Nadia & Development of kids wear using natural dyes are going to be introduced with the help of NIFT, Kolkata
  • RTDC, Santipur has planed to impart training in modern improved weaving under financial assistance of Devolved fund
  • With the help of  Apparel Training & Design Centre and devolved fund assistance, production of quality apparel from Textile Fabric is going to be introduced


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