In a bid to promote Khadi and Village Industries as well as handloom and handicrafts, the Handicrafts Service Centre, Jorhat under Ministry of Textiles, Government of India is organizing a seven day long exhibition at Zoonskaya Resort of Sivsagar. The exhibition will be held from 21st to 27th October 2023.
The objective of the exhibition is to promote Khadi and Handloom across the country and give recognition to the work of several artisans working towards the development of local handlooms and handicrafts. The exhibition is being organized during the ongoing Khadi Mahotsav from 2nd to 31st October 2023.
The exhibition features live demonstration of several handicraft techniques as well as the hand spinning charkha. Crafts Awareness and Crafts Demonstration Programme of the various crafts are also organized for the visitors.
The exhibition showcases household items, showpieces as well as exquisite art and handicrafts products. The exhibition was inaugurated by Bitupan Neog, the Additional Deputy Commissioner, Sivsagar District.
The exhibition is organized under Marketing Support Services Scheme of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts).
Khadi Mahotsav campaign is to sensitise the youth towards Khadi, ‘Vocal for Local’ and make them aware about benefits of these to our economy, ecology & women empowerment and to encourage the public at large & youth in particular to buy Khadi & local products and inculcate in them pride for local products.