About Telangana Handlooms

Telangana is one of the important States in the Handloom Industry and is famous for Pochampally Ikat, Gadwal, Narayanpet & Gollabama Sarees and Durries from Warangal. There are about 17,069 working handlooms. The estimated weavers and ancillary workers dependent on the industry is about 40,000. There are 336 Handloom Weavers Cooperative Societies in the State consisting of 259 Cotton, 33 Silk and 44 Wool.  Handlooms Census Data  [Click Here]  Handloom Application User Manual  [Click Here]

Key Personnel

Smt. Shailaja Ramaiyer, IAS

Director of Handlooms and Textiles

  • Sri. P Venkatesham

    Joint Director (H & T)
  • Sri. B Ratan Kumar

    Deputy Director (H & T)