About Us

About Bishcotex

Bihar State Handloom Weaver’s Co-operative Union Ltd., also known as BISHCOTEX, is a government of Bihar undertaking Organisation. BISHCOTEX was formed to create sustainable livelihood, opportunities in the rural areas based on Handloom

In the year 1948, BISHCOTEX was started as an organisation to create new opportunities in rural areas with an objective to change lives throughout the state. During first year, the organisation was engaged in organizing production units of various categories. Today, it provides both, forward and backward linkage to the Handloom sector for a sustainable source of livelihood. It was formed to provide aggressive marketing to the handloom products made by the rural weavers.


BISHCOTEX supports the whole value chain of production including marketing and providing raw materials, training, designs and marketing. The poor artisans of Bihar who have recognised silk production as a source of income have enhanced their skills in quality and varieties of products like: Satrangi Chadar, silk sarees, Designer garments, Home Furnishing, Cloths etc.

The appreciation and purchase of these wonderful natural fabric will breathe new life into the lives of the artisans and help to enrich their brilliant culture.