Eco Tasar produces textile home and fashion products for domestic and export markets. It seeks to offer market linkages to rural artisans and woman self-help groups focusing on pro poor production processes. It also keeps a check on changing fashion trends and ensures that public interest is high in the products.
Eco Tasar uses handmade yarn to produce customized goods, thereby helping the sustenance of women making a living by spinning and reeling silk yarn. It sources handmade yarn from Masuta Producers Co. Ltd. and other NGOs like Grameen Sahara in Assam. Eco Tasar works with local and national retailers like Fabindia. Currently, Eco Tasar employs 1,388 workers in Assam, West Bengal and Bihar. Future plans include introduction of a new line of garments and efforts increase exports through aggressive fair trade practices.
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