Ministry of Textiles Secretary, Ministry of Textiles visits the Work Premises of Shri Gopal Saini, Shilpguru to oversee the ongoing Handicra
Ministry of Textiles
Secretary, Ministry of Textiles visits the Work Premises of Shri Gopal Saini, Shilpguru to oversee the ongoing Handicrafts Technical Training Programme (HTTP) sanctioned in Blue Pottery Craft;
Distributes Pehchan Identity cards to the artisans and interacts with the beneficiary artisans at Sanganer, Jaipur
Posted On: 01 OCT 2021 9:30PM by PIB Delhi
Shri U. P. Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles visited Weavers Service Centre at Jaipur, Rajasthan and interacted with weavers and other stakeholders today. He met with the Senior Officers of the State Govt of Rajasthan at Udyog Bhawan, Jaipur. He also visited the Work Premises of Shri Gopal Saini, Shilpguru to oversee the ongoing Handicrafts Technical Training Programme (HTTP) sanctioned in Blue Pottery Craft. The artisans briefed him on the design, colouring and other intricacies of the Blue Pottery.
Shri Singh in his address said that Ministry of Textiles under various components of Handicrafts Cluster Development Scheme provides infrastructural support, market access, design and technology up-gradation and training to handicrafts artisans to assist them to set up units with modern infrastructure. He said that government is taking various measures to promote all forms of handicrafts.
Shri Singh visited Sanganer cluster Producer company, (hand block printing craft) and distributed Pehchan Identity cards to some of the artisans and interacted with the beneficiary artisans. He said that it is the endeavor of the government to identity each artisan and issue a Pehchan Identity card to them. He also visited Jaipur integrated texcraft Park, Bagru to get first hand information about block printing art and Sanganer Enviro Project Development under IPDS.
The Secretary also participated in the ‘Chaupal- Hastshilpiyon ke saath Samvad’ organized by the office of the Development Commissioner Handicrafts, Jaipur under Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India. Later he attended meeting with prominent Industry Players organized by Garment Exporters Association of Rajasthan.
Shri Singh is on three days visit to Rajasthan from 1st to 3rd October, 2021 to meet the weavers and artisans of various handicrafts clusters and interact with them to know how government policies and programs like Comprehensive Handicrafts Cluster Development Scheme, e- commerce and onboarding of artisans on GeM Portal are benefiting them.
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