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MoS Textiles inaugurates 10-day exhibition-cum-sale of Kashmiri handicrafts at Kashmir Haat

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Says development of J&K among PM Modi's top priorities

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

Inaugurating the exhibition, the minister reiterated that “Jammu and Kashmir is very close to the heart of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and has been 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 fair 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 and ari work, paper machie, wood carving, shawl embroidery, etc.

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

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

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