By Bizodisha Bureau, March 16, 2019, Bhubaneswar: Tata Trusts is setting up an Incubation and Design Centre (IDC) at Maniabandha village in Cuttack district to help rejuvenate handloom clusters by providing a comprehensive training to weavers to set up their enterprise.

Scheduled to be inaugurated on March 18, the IDC will create 50 entrepreneurs within five years. This will work as a business development centre to train weavers to add value in their conventional knowledge and help them in marketing their products famous for its intricate tie-dye sarees and khanduapata.

Incidentally, weavers of the village are associated with Jagannath cult.

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