Indian Institute of Handloom Technology is an autonomous institute under the Ministry of Industries, Government of Kerala and the nodal agency in the State for giving input of Science and Technology to the traditional Handloom Textile Industry. The Institute was established and registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 in the year 1987 in the name of Institute of Handloom and Textile Technology(IHTT). Now the Institute of Handloom and Textile Technology is amalgamated to Indian Indian Institute of Handloom Technology which is working on the guidelines of Indian Institute of Handloom Technologies (IIHTs),Ministry of Textiles and Govt of India. We also have post graduate diploma Program under community college of Kannur University. A centre of the Institution is functioning at Balaramapuram,Thiruvananthapuram.