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Ministry of Textiles
(09-March, 2017 14:41 IST )

Handicraft marketing events for skilled artisans

Office of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) has taken steps to organize different marketing events throughout the country for the benefit of skilled artisans where they can sell their products directly to the customers. State-wise list of the number of Handicraft Marketing Events organized during last three years is given below.

 

State-wise list of number of Handicraft Marketing Events held during last three years

 

 

State

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

(up to Feb.2017).

1.

Assam

39

38

11

2.

Andhra Pradesh

19

21

10

3.

Arun. Pradesh

2

-

1

4.

Andman & Nicobar

1

-

-

5.

Bihar

3

-

5

6.

Chhattisgarh

7

14

5

7.

Chandigarh

1

5

1

8.

Delhi

14

21

26

9.

Goa

3

1

1

10.

Gujarat

5

7

8

11.

Haryana

1

1

              4

12.

Himachal Pradesh

5

14

2

13.

Jammu & Kashmir

7

-

14.

Jharkhand

3

1

6

15.

Karnataka

9

7

7

16.

Kerala

10

5

1

17.

Madhya Pradesh

9

8

7

18.

Maharashtra

13

6

8

19.

Meghalaya

2

-

1

20.

Manipur

6

7

1

21.

Mizoram

3

-

22.

Nagaland

6

6

2

23.

Orissa

10

3

11

24.

Punjab

2

6

3

25.

Pondicherry

2

1

3

26.

Rajasthan

9

3

3

27.

Sikkim

1

-

1

28.

Tamilnadu

14

16

9

29.

Telangana

-

4

4

30.

Tripura

2

-

4

31.

Uttrakhand

6

1

2

32.

Uttrar Pradesh

41

31

20

33.

West Bengal

 

19

2

2

 

TOTAL

274

229

169

 

 

A total of 23 Indian Craft Bazars/Exhibitions were organized in Karnataka during last three years. New exhibitions like Bharat Parv, cluster creations, Master creations etc. have been added for showcasing the artefacts of skilled artisans.

 

The above information was given by the Minister of State, Textiles, Shri Ajay Tamta today, in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question.

 

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GG/DJM

 

 

 


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