Dr. P. THENNARASU M.Tech., Ph.D.
Director ( Institute )
Indian Institute of Handloom Technology (IIHT) is a Govt. Institute functions under the Office of Development Commissioner for Handlooms, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. At present there 10 IIHTs- 06 under Central sector and 04 under State sector. IIHT, Varanasi is the oldest Institutes, established during year 1956. The Institute is located at the heart of the city at an area of 8.014 acres which includes recently inaugurated 3 story building with the hands of Shri. Narendra Modiji Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. The campus has all amenities including 3 Hostels for Boys & Girls separately. The Institute offers 3 years Diploma Course in Handloom & Textile Technology and 1½ year Post Diploma course in Textile Processing. From this year onwards this Institute would go for B.Tech in Handloom & Textile Technology under AKTU.
The Alumni’s of Diploma and Post Diploma of this Institute are in key position in Handloom & Textiles Industries all over the world in Govt. and private organization as well as have own entrepreneurship business.
Of late there is a lot of demand for Indian Hand Made Products. Thus there is scope for revival of Handloom Industry in the post Covid era. Thus there will be a great opportunity for the students passed out of this Institute to get employment or start their own entrepreneurship business to take India to the new heights.
Let us join hands and build together a great India with Home Made Products of the Country.
Dr. P. Thennarsu M.Tech., Ph.D.