Kerala State
Handloom Development Corporation Ltd.


  • The Kerala State Handloom Finance Corporation was established in 1968 with the objective of supporting the handloom weavers of Kerala on financial matters. Later it was changed to ‘Kerala State Handloom Development Corporation Limited (HANVEEV) during …….with the purpose being to cover the additional objective of supporting weavers in their manufacturing activities and marketing their products.
  • HANVEEV is a brand name trusted by all for its unique expertise in hand weaving to Kannur (Cannanore) district – northern part of Kerala State of INDIA, a land known world wide for its traditional textile designs and skilled craftsmanship. Dedicated weavers and quality works of art in textiles has earned (HANVEEV) goodwill in the international market as genuine manufacturer.
  • The corporation was set up in 1968, had a gradual growth and established in the field of traditional handloom weaving, with the favorable support of State and Central Government of INDIA, HANVEEV took up the task of primary objective of preserving this ancient craft, and protecting its dependents from the threat of power looms/ fully automatic looms / machineries.
  • The brand name HANVEEV has since then been considered a synonym to quality hand-woven fabrics, and today it has grown from strength to strength. The production process is managed by 55 professionally qualified staff through its 32 Production Centers throughout the State.
  • 6500 skilled and highly experienced weavers, weaving 2 million meters every year, have contributed to the growth of HANVEEV.  50 exclusive showrooms, 7 Agency showrooms and 300 dedicated and experienced personnel at HANVVEV, have taken a sizable market share across the country.
  • The corporate office of HANVEEV is functioning at Kannur, having three regional offices within the State i.e. at Kannur, Ernakulam & Trivandrum. Moreover HANVEEV has its own fabric processing factory at Chirakkal, (Kannur dist) with three of its pre-processing units at Kalliassery (Kannur dist), Chittur (Palakkad dist) & Nemom ( Trivandrum dist)
  • The fabric processing facilities at Chirakkal (Kannur dist) are upgraded recently, by installing most modern machineries with the assistance of Government of Kerala & Kannur Zilla Panchayat. The said Processing facility is not only used for own products but also caters to the needs of other handloom Industry.
  • HANVEEV is also an implementing Agency for many handloom projects and works for the development of handloom weavers of individual in nature and weavers functioning as SHG and Clusters.