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Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts Cancels IHGF
- 30 Mar 2020
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The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) has cancelled the 49th edition of the Indian Handicrafts & Gifts (IHGF) Delhi Fair Spring-2020 in view of present status of COVID-19 in India and abroad.
- Indian Handicrafts & Gifts Fair (IHGF) is Asia's largest gifts & handicrafts trade fair.
Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts
- The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) was established under Companies Act in the year 1986-87.
- It is a non-profit organisation, with an object to promote, support, protect, maintain and increase the export of handicrafts.
- It is an apex body of handicrafts exporters for promotion of exports of Handicrafts from the country and projecting India's image abroad as a reliable supplier of high quality of handicrafts.
- The Council has created necessary infrastructure as well as marketing and information facilities, which are availed both by the members exporters and importers.