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Hunar Haat

  • 23 Dec 2019
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Recently, the Governor of Maharashtra inaugurated a Hunar Haat in Mumbai.

  • Hunar Haat is an exhibition of handicrafts and traditional products made by artisans from the minority communities.
  • These are organised by the Ministry of Minority Affairs under USTTAD (Upgrading the Skills & Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development) scheme.
    • The USTTAD scheme aims to promote and preserve the rich heritage of the traditional arts & crafts of the minority communities.
  • These Haat aim to provide market exposure and employment opportunities to artisans, craftsmen and traditional culinary experts.
  • It envisages boosting the skills of craftsmen, weavers and artisans who are already engaged in the traditional ancestral work.
  • ‘Hunar Haat’ has proved to be “Empowerment Exchange” for master artisans and craftsmen.
  • The next ‘Hunar Haat’ will be organised at Lucknow from 10th to 20th January 2020.

Source: PIB

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