5 days district level Expo 2019-2020 begins today at Bishnupur

5 days district level Expo 2019-2020 begins today at Bishnupur

Written By: / Wednesday, 05 February 2020 17:09

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Imphal, Feb 5

5 days district level Expo organised by Manipur Apex Handloom Weavers & Handicrafts Artusans C.C. Ltd begings today at Kha Potsangbam in Bishnupur district.

Chief Guest of the inaugural function Govindas Konthoujam, who is also a former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Manipur while speaking on the occasion expressed his happiness in joining such a function.

“I am always very happy to be with the weavers at all times and I have associating with the weavers while serving as Minister of Commerce and Industry inclusive of Handlooms and Handicrafts. He said that he had done many development activities for development of the state’s Handlooms and Handicrafts. During his time a separate directorate of Handlooms and Textiles was opened in2016, Manipur State Textiles Policy 2016 was formulated and three fabrics of the state namely Sapphire Lanphee, Moirang Phijin and Wangkhei Phi were able to get Geographical Indication registration and more than 100 Handloom clusters were brought to the state but no new Handloom clusters are seen implemented during the present government. H.K.Baro Deputy Director, Weavers Device Center spoke about the importance of weavers’ getting India Handloom Brand and using of the Handloom mark and he added that WSC will extend all possible assistance to the state’s weavers.

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