In the first series of “TANTAVI -2001”, first
of its kind, displayed 212 yardages alongwith the finished
products i.e. made-up & apparels. The woven yardages were
developed with the natural fibres i.e. cotton, wool, silk,
jute etc. in their own natural colours in different permutation
and combinations of count of yarn, ends per inch, picks per
inch, low/high twist yarn, etc. by different Weavers’
Service Centres. The finished products made of these yardages
were fabricated by Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation
(HHEC), NewDelhi and Central Cottage Industries Corporation
Ltd., (CCIC), New Delhi.
The exhibitions were organized at Delhi,
Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Varanasi,
Bhagalpur, Karur, Bagalkot, Ahmedabad and Panipat during the
period from December 2001 to March 2003.