Bengaluru , August 2022 , while celebrating important functions and festivals , women all over India choose to wear Pure Silk the Queen of Textiles . As consumers looking to buy pure silks , it is their right to get 100 % pure silk . However , many get cheated by unscrupulous traders selling impure silk which are made up of cheaper options like Viscose Rayon , Polyester , Nylon etc. in the name of pure silk . Silk Mark Organization of India , an initiative of Central Silk Board , Ministry of Textiles , Government of India organizes Silk Mark Expos all over the country to ensure the discerning silk loving consumers get an opportunity to see and buy 100 % pure silk products from across India . These expos also provide a platform to the genuine Weavers , Co – operatives , Societies , Women Entrepreneurs , Traders , etc. to showcase and sell their products to consumers who understand the value of pure silk . The unique feature of these expos is that not only one gets to see a wide variety of silks from numerous silk weaving clusters from across India but also experience and choose from the all 4 types of commercial silks namely Mulberry , Tasar , Eri and Muga . In addition to that , one can be absolutely sure that each and every product being sold at the expo is 100 % pure silk assured by the Silk Mark Label . There is also a live Silk Testing Counter at the expo to ensure one is able to test the purity of the silk they purchase instantly absolutely free of cost . The theme pavilions of the Silk Mark Organisation of India at the expo attract a lot of attention as they present a glimpse of the sericulture industry with cocoon , yarn and fabric display .
The Silk Mark Expo 2022 is scheduled from 4th August to 8th August 2022 at Rangoli Metro Art Centre , M.G. Road Metro Station , Bengaluru . The expo will be open to all from morning 11:00 am till evening 7:00 pm during this period . This expo has around 25 stalls put up by Authorised Users of Silk Mark from all over India covering 08-10 states representing approximately 12 silk weaving clusters . It has diversified silk products like Tassar Silk sarees with fancy designs having embroidery with contrast color , Kantha work , Tassar shirts & Jackets , Eri Silk socks , Silk bags , Shirts , Dhotis , Blouses and Garments apart from traditional Kanjivaram , Banarasi , Pochampally , Murshidabad , Mysore Silk , Uppada , Paithani etc. , sarees . This is a great chance for those looking to purchase pure silk for ensuing weddings in the family , upcoming special occasions and festivals or regular use . The Silk Mark Expo 2022 Bengaluru will be inaugurated by Shri . Rajit Ranjan Okhandiar , IFS , CEO & Member Secretary , Central Silk Board , Bengaluru in the august presence of Smt . Kalpana Kataria , IRS , Executive Director , Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited ( BMRCL ) , Bengaluru at 3:30 pm on 4th August 2022 at Rangoli Metro Art Centre , M.G. Road Metro Station , Bengaluru . We urge all the silk lovers of Bengaluru to visit the Silk Mark Expo 2022 Bangalore to experience and explore the Fabulous World of 100 % Pure Silks and encourage the weavers and artisans from across India .
_ D.N.Sandeep Assistant Director ( Insp . ) SMOI , CSB , Bengaluru .
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