Arunachal Governor's wife called upon unemployed youth to promote traditional weaving
ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Governor's wife Neelam Misra has called upon the housewives, unemployed women and youth to learn, practice and promote traditional weaving.
She said that traditional weaving is not only a home need activity, but also a means for financial empowerment of women. It is a means for optimum utilization of time and for the augmentation of productive creativity, a Raj Bhawan release informed.
Interacting with a group of housewives and unemployed women, at the residence of an entrepreneur Michi Pubyang here on Monday, who have taken up weaving as part-time activity, Mishra exhorted them to practice and promote traditional weaving, particularly amongst the youth. She said that traditional attires are the pride of our tribes and tribal men and women. "It has been part and parcel of our cultural heritage and traditions.
Traditional weaving involves more of human factor than machine. It does not require much of infrastructure. From raw to finish product is within our houses," she said.
Avid learner herself of traditional weaving, she has been weaving, after proper training under a competent weaving expert, a tribal lady after coming to Arunachal Pradesh. Mishra also emphasised that practice of weaving amongst the womenfolk is beneficial on all counts and they must be encouraged to engage themselves in weaving. It should be revived and enhanced with latest innovations, she added.