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J&K Govt to set up to two handicrafts markets
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May '10
S.S. Slathia, J&K Minister for Industries and Commerce recently stated that the Government with an eye to offer marketing opportunities to handloom weavers in the state is, with an investment of Rs. 44 million, considering establishment of two Haats, one at Sonamarg in Kashmir and the another one at Kathua in Jammu division.

He said that in order to sustain the quality of the handloom goods as well to ensure that no fake products are tagged and traded as Kashmiri brand, it has been decided to set up a laboratory in the Kashmir Valley to exercise a check over the quality of handicraft products.

Slathia appealed the assembly made up of representatives of several marketing societies' to focus on the product quality so as to augment the marketing which is vital to fetch higher compensation for handicraft goods.

Moreover, he stated that the government has also launched several welfare schemes for the craftsmen engaged in the handloom and handicraft sectors, and appealed them to step forward and benefit from these schemes.

He divulged that these schemes embraces within, benefits like, health insurance coverage and scholarships to dependants of the weavers. Also, the government looks forward to extending every possible help for expansion of this sector.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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