Handicrafts and Handloom Deptts merged

Government on Monday merged Handicrafts Department and Handloom Development Department into a single department with two Directorates separately in Jammu region, and Kashmir division.

As per the order issued by the Commissioner Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, sanction was accorded to merger of Handicrafts Department and Handloom Development Department into a single department with two Directorates at Divisional Level viz Directorate of Handicrafts and Handloom Kashmir, and Directorate of Handicrafts and Handloom Jammu.

The modalities of the merger shall be finalized by a committee to be headed by Administrative Secretary, Industries of Commerce Department.