Development of J&K among PM Modi’s top priorities: MoS Textiles

Inaugurates 10-day exhibition mela at Kashmir Haat
Development of J&K among PM Modi’s top priorities: MoS Textiles
While inaugurating the exhibition, the Minister reiterated that Jammu and Kashmir is very close to the heart of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and has been a priority of his government since day one.Special arrangement

Srinagar: Minister of State for Textiles, Darshana Vikram Jardosh here today inaugurated 10-days Exhibition-cum-Sale Mela of Kashmiri Handicrafts Products at Kashmir Haat.

While inaugurating the exhibition, the Minister reiterated that Jammu and Kashmir is very close to the heart of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and has been a priority of his government since day one.

She said that the Central Government led by PM Modi is making every effort to promote and market the Kashmir handicrafts and arts globally.

She added that the 10 days Mela would give the artisans an opportunity to showcase their crafts and products before the public, especially tourists who get attracted to such traditional crafts.

On the occasion, she inspected the various stalls which displayed Kashmiri handicrafts like Sozni, Paper Mache, Ari, wood carving, Shawl embroidery etc.

She was accompanied by Development Commissioner (H), Shantmanu; Director Handloom & Handicrafts Kashmir, Mahmood Ahmad Shah and other concerned.

She also witnessed live demonstration of crafts viz willow wicker, Paper Mache and Sozni crafts.

The ten day exhibition is displaying Kashmiri handicrafts goods which include Pashmina Shawls, Suits, Stoles, Paper Mache, Jewelry, Crewel, Wood Carving, Ari stapple etc.

The exhibition is sponsored by the Office of the Development Commissioner (H), Government of India, Ministry of Textiles.

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