Sunday, June 4, 2023

Tribal artisan mela in Wokha from May 9

Tribal Co-operative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, will be hosting two-day Tribal Artisan Mela in Wokha from May 9 to 10.
In this conneciton a meeting was held with NGO, Civil societies, Entrepreneurs Association, Chamber of Commerce and Industries Wokha, Eloe Hoho and Village council Chairman, at the Deputy Commissioner Conference Hall, Wokha on April 29 to chalk out modalities for the smooth conduct of the mela.
A report by DIPR stated that at the meeting, Skill Development Officer, Wokha Anuranjan Singh highlighted to the participants about the aims and objectives of the mela.
He said the objective of the mela was to identify new artisans and new products at the sourcing level in States/Districts/Villages for expanding the tribal producers’ base, to highlight the art creatures and products of tribal origins of different communities of Northeastern states and to empower individuals to become self-employed.
At the mela, artisans can exhibit the following items: textiles and Handloom, metal crafts, jewelry, organic food, and paintings.
Maintaining that the collaboration will go a long way in promoting tribal products and strengthening livelihood opportunities for tribal artisans of the district and the entire North Eastern Region, Anuranjan informed the artisans to produce the following documents- ST Certificate, Aaadhar card, PAN card, bank passbook, and passport photo for registration.


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