Bhubaneswar: Smt. Padmini Dian, Minister, Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts, inaugurated the Gandhi Shilp Bazaar-2021 this evening at IDCO Exhibition Ground, Unit- III, Bhubaneswar. The Odisha State Cooperative Handicrafts Corporation Ltd. (Utkalika) is organising a National level Exhibition ‘Gandhi Shilp Bazaar-2021’ at Unit-III, Exhibition Ground, Bhubaneswar for the period from 15th to 24th March, 2021 from 2PM to 9PM.
The event is organised with the financial assistance of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Government of India, Ministry of Textiles, New Delhi and co-sponsored by the Director, Handicrafts and Cottage Industries, odisha, Bhubaneswar.
About 100 nos of artisans from across the country will participate to exhibit and sale of their exclusive products like Stone Carving, Applique, Patta Painting and Silver Filigree etc. Fourteen States including Odisha are participating in the Gandhi Shilp Bazar-2021. Others present on the occasion were Director, Directorate of Handicrafts & Cottage Industries, Sanatan Nayak, Additional Secretary, Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts Department, Kailash Chandra Sahoo, Managing Director, Utkalika, Soyanprava Muduli, Assistant Director, Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Government of India, Ministery of Textiles Kumari Sailaja and other senior officials of Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts Department.