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The Handicrafts and Handloom Department Kupwara today organized a one-day awareness cum Exhibition camp at Environmental Hall Handwara

 

The Handicrafts and Handloom Department Kupwara today organized a one-day awareness cum Exhibition camp at Environmental Hall Handwara

Last Updated on : 24 Feb,2024 | Source : Universal News Timeline


KUPWARA:
The Handicrafts and Handloom Department Kupwara today organized a one-day awareness cum Exhibition camp at Environmental Hall.  Handwara

to raise awareness among the participants regarding various welfare schemes and programmes offered by the department, a press statement said.
The camp was inaugurated by Deputy Director Trainings Shahid Ali Beigh((KAS),Tehsildar Handwara Zeeshan Ahmad Khan (KAS),Assistant Director Handicrafts &Handloom Kupwara Mohammad Yousuf Lone. 
While addressing the artisans and weavers, the Deputy Director said that main aim of organizing the camp is to aware the artisans about various handicrafts and handloom activities like handloom weaving  Kanishawal weaving, putto weaving, chain stitch, crewel embroidery, wood carving, paper machine , zari Tapestry, willow wicker,and carpet. 
He directed the concerned Officers to make sure that newly formulated schemes for artisans and weavers percolate down to the target public. He also directed the entrepreneurs and societies to avail the benefits of the departmental schemes. 
Deputy Director on the occasion, highlighted the achievements made by the department during the current fiscal and said that department has provided interest subsidy, financial assistance of more than Rs.1.2 crore to the artisan community of District Kupwara for setting up their own income generating units, the statement further said. 
While speaking on the occasion, Assistant Director said that the department is also providing Rs.1500 and Rs.1000 Monthly stipend to the trainees during the training period of one year and two years. 
The statement added that the department also provides financial assistance of Rs.0l.lakh for the formation of cooperative selp- groups and till date 160 cooperative groups were registered in the district Kupwara  out of which 46 were in the block Handwara. 
The Assistant Director H&H appealed to the artisans and trainees to come forward for taking benefit of the state and central Sponsored welfare schemes for their better likelihood. 
The camp was attended by large number of artisans, trainees, society holders besides various departmental officers of handicrafts and handloom, KVIB and industrial, the statement added.



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