India’s indigenous weaves have drawn interest globally.From Ikat, to Kalamkari, to Kanchupuram, to Gadwal and Mangalagiri, each textile brings alive a story of art which has lived through generations. Handmade textiles, are still a significant part of the Indian economy, providing work to millions. Cotton is spun and woven by hand using traditional tools and equipment to make cotton khadi cloth.
Till today, the charkha provides livelihood to a significant population of handloom workers. With the introduction of technologically advanced machinery, the application of charkha has reduced but, it still supports many small handloom workers.With the increasing industrialisation and the growing competition in the handloom industry, the need of the hour is to be efficient and fast.