was formed in the year 2006 at Theni (Tamil Nadu) as a Cottage Industry. As the
name implies, we are committed to totally Indian and Gandhian way of using our
own natural resources and producing Eco-friendly products. Our products revive
Gandhian thoughts in contemporary style. The raw materials used in our
products are khadi, jute, kora grass,
banana fibers and Indian herbs. SWADESI
supports and trains self
help groups (SHGs) and socially backward women to produce its products.
background we train women in manufacturing handicraft products from Nature
Fibres with designs and products developed by
artisans from different Self Help Groups from the southern states of Tamil Nadu
, have been identified for the Introduction of basic skills and also to make
different products using available raw material .
Production Capacity is to manufacture 100 storage boxes, 4 shopping bags, 40
cushions per day. This may vary slightly based on the raw material
availability in the local market and climatic conditions.
is promoted by Ramya Ajay
Raja. She had her training in Textile Design from Raheja college of arts,
Bombay, Hands on Training in Natural Dyeing at Gandhigram Dindigul, and in
fine arts at Kalakshetra Chennai. Ramya, with her flair for Textile design and
training in fine arts, transforms natural raw stock into usable and innovative