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National Amrita Haat Inaugurated

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  • 16 Oct 2021
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  • On October 15, 2021, Minister of State for Women and Child Development Mamta Bhupesh inaugurated 'National Amrita Haat' at Shilpgram, Jawahar Kala Kendra in Jaipur to provide a marketplace for the sale of handmade products by women of Self Help Groups. Apart from this, awareness chariots prepared by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) were also flagged off.

Key Points

  • The Minister of State for Women and Child Development said on the occasion that Amrita Haat would encourage the hard work and skills of these women and would help in making them self-reliant.
  • He said that during the festive season, household necessities and handmade decorative and artistic and quality items can be purchased from here.
  • At Amrita Haat, embroidery, lac bangles, paper-made products, salwar-suits, terracotta, Kashmiri wool shawls, artificial jewellery, chicken and jewellery work, glass and patchwork, Murabba, spices and other attractive handmade products are available to the customers at reasonable prices.
  • National Amrita Haat is being organized in Shilpgram from October 15 to 24, 2021 for the purpose of exhibition and sale of handmade products of different places at one place for the residents of Jaipur.
  • Around 140 stalls from different regions of the state have been set up in this Haat. The entry of visitors to the fair is free. Many delicious dishes are also available for sale in the fair premises for the visitors.
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