Rehabilitation package for artisans on anvil
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, June 26: Minister for Rural Development Department, Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Ali Muhammad Sagar has said that the government has formulated a comprehensive package for the rehabilitation of Handicraft artisans of the State is on anvil.
The Minister, according to an official statement, was interacting with a deputation of artisans of various Handicrafts Associations.
Sagar said that the package has been formulated to mitigate the problems being confronted to the artisans at various levels.
Responding to the demands, the Minister said that the government would provide interest free loan and marketing facilities to facilitate them, He further said that pension scheme would also be initiated in their behalf.
The association demanded to check the duplicacy of handicraft items being sold on the name of Kashmiri handicrafts. They also submitted a charter of demands to the Minister.
The Minister listen the deputationists and said that their genuine demands would be looked into sympathically.
Another deputation also called on the Minister. Interacting with the representatives of a Non- Government Organisation (NGO), he said that drug abuse is gobbling the youth of the society, adding that it would be redressed irrespective of politically affiliation. He said that it was the need of the hour that every citizen must come forward to eradicate the menace of drug abuse on war footing
Lastupdate on : Sat, 26 Jun 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 26 Jun 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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