A weavers’ house for women of Tengnoupal district was inaugurated today at the office complex of the All Tribal Women’s Organization (ATWO) Nungourok Village. The cost for construction cost of the weavers’ house is being sponsored by the Directorate of Handloom and Textile.
The inaugural function of the weavers’ House was organized by the District Handloom and Textile Office, Tengnoupal. K. Lamlee Kamei, Director, Directorate of Handloom and Textile, Government of Manipur , E. Jeeten, Deputy Director Handicrafts Directorate of Handloom and Textile, Government of Manipur and K. Shangamshel, Chairman, Nungourok Village attended the inauguration function as dignitaries.
Speaking during the function Lamlee kamei said that the newly inaugurated weavers’ house is being construction as per the need of the village weavers even though it has not been included in the work Programme. He said that it is not difficult for the government to provides the basic requirement of the weavers however , it is upto the weavers to make the weavers house sustain.
He highlighted the various scheme for the welfare of the weavers’ community. Government is providing raw material for making cloths at subsidize prize and moreover the government will again procure the product from the weavers. The Director appealed the weavers to take the benefit from the government.