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Khajuraho's Shilpgram Honoured in Best Craft Haat Category
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According to the information given by Madhya Pradesh Public Relations Department on 29 March 2023, the 'Shilpgram' built in Khajuraho for the purpose of conservation and promotion of folk arts and crafts of the state has been honoured by the Union Ministry of Tourism.
- According to the information, Shilpgram has been selected as the runner up in the Best Craft Haat/Souvenir Shop category in the 'Swadesh Darshan Yojana'.
- The citation was given to Vivek Shrotriya, Additional Managing Director of the Tourist Board by Union Tourism Minister G. Kishan Reddy in Meditation Camp at Hotel Ashok, New Delhi
- Principal Secretary Tourism and Culture Shiv Shekhar Shukla said that 'Shilpgram' is being established as a major centre for conservation of culture, folk-arts and crafts and promotion of craftsmen. Appreciation of Shilpgram by the Ministry of Tourism will inspire us to make continuous innovations for the promotion and protection of art and culture.
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