Indian Institute of Handloom Technology
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Handloom Industry is an important and the biggest component of the country’s economy as a significant employment provider. Present global scenario requires competitiveness in terms of price and quality. Indian Institutes of Handloom Technology are in continuous process to provide leadership in this regard. In providing employment Handloom Industry is next only to Agriculture in India. Craftsmanship of Indian Weaver is world famous and Indian Handloom products have market all over the world.     Read More...

  Our Vision  

The Institute shall aim at providing world class quality education in Handloom & Textile Technology by paying individual attention. We will inculcate the values of character building so as to develop our students to become responsible citizens of the society.


  Our Mission  

At IIHT, Varanasi, we lay down the highest possible technical standards of training to produce professional technocrats to lead the Textile industry in general and Handloom industry in particular. We do undertake Research & Development activities for the sustainable growth of the industry by Techno- economical up-gradation so as to enable it to face the shop floor and environmental challenges.

About Us

The beginning of the Varanasi Institute dates back to 1911 when it was set up as an Experimental Weaving Station. Later on, it was named as Govt. Central Weaving Instt. and kept functioning under the Govt. of Uttar Pradesh after independence till 1956. During its early years, this Institute along with a Research Section was responsible for quite a good number of inventions that have been gradually adopted by many centers of the Handloom Industry in UP as well as in other States.     Read More...

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