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Craft bazaar on handicraft gets under way in Jorhat

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

JORHAT, May 2: A 10-day craft bazaar on handicraft to ‘Make in India’, which is sponsored by Development Commissioner, Handicraft, Ministry of Textile, Government of India, New Delhi and organized by Bodoland Regiol Apex Weavers and Artisans Cooperative Federation Ltd (BRAWFED) at BB Hall premises in Jorhat was iugurated on Tuesday.

The 10-day long craft bazaar was iugurated by Banda Dutta Tamuly , the district development commissioner, Jorhat. A total of 120 stalls have been set up from various States like Delhi, West Bengal,Srigar, Kolkata, north-eastern States, Odisha, Rajasthan, and Gujarat.

Banda Dutta Tamuly, the DDC, called upon the artisans to take the benefit of such schemes and Make in India programme.

NN Patgiri, the maging director of BRAWFED, called upon the artisans to make it a habit to visit market promotion programme of Indian handicraft and focus on handicraft to ‘Make in India’.

Binod rzary, chairman of BRAWFED, Kokrajhar, presided over the iugural function and also highlighted the functioning of BRAWFED and how the artisans, artists and weavers were benefitted as the middlemen had been removed.

Krish Borkakoty, assistant director, Handloom and Textile, Jorhat, HG Deori, GM, District Industries and Commerce Centre, Jorhat and Aru Dutta, chairperson, Jorhat Municipality Board, were the special invitees who spoke on the occasion of the iugural day session of the craft bazaar organized by BRAWFED, Kokrajhar.

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