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Gujarat Handicrafts Utsav at JSS Mysore Urban Haat from July 18 to 25

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Mysuru: Industrial Extension Cottage (Indext-C), Government of Gujarat is organising sixth “Gujarat Handicrafts Utsav” at JSS Mysore Urban Haat, Ring Road, Hebbal Industrial Area, Mysuru, from July 18 to 25.

Dr H R Mahadevaswamy, Joint Director,
Technical Education Division, JSS Mahavidyapeetha, Dr Snehal Makwana, Manager (Marketing), Indext-C and Rakesh Rai A of JSS Mysore Urban Haat informed media persons on Saturday.

Indext-C is functioning under the Department of Industries and Mines, Government of Gujarat. The main aim is to boost the livelihood of artisans and to give a marketing platform for live artwork
of handloom/ handicrafts by the artisans coming from distant villages of Gujarat and pursuing the traditional artwork under Cottage & rural industries.

With a step toward the self-reliant vision of the Government of Gujarat, the event is being organised for artisans related to Handicraft with aim of making the artisans Self-reliant, creating better market reach, and eventually serving them with growth in their income.

Adhering to Covid-19 guidelines, during the event, a live demonstration is organised by the Master Artisans. The award-winning and
languishing crafts artisans are also participating in this Utsav.

More than 50 Master Craftsmen from State of Gujarat will be participating in the exhibition. These srtisans will exhibit, demonstrate and trade their rich customary art and craft in the event like Patola weaving, Shawl weaving, Kutchi-Embroidery, Arjakh Block Print, Tie & Dye (Bandhej), Zari-Zardosi work, Bead work, Wooden & Metal art work, Jewellery & accessories, Nail painting, Home decor & furnishings, leather work etc.

The craft admiring public of Mysore can cherish the moments at Crafts Pavilion
with Kachchi Ghodi show, Puppet Show, Cultural Programme, Gujarati Food, etc.

The art-loving people of Mysore can enjoy the Craft of Gujarat Pavilion, Kutchi Ghodi, Puppet Show, Cultural Programme, Gujarati
Food, etc. by joining the festival.

The event will be inaugurated by Sri D M Shukla, G.A.S., Executive Director, Indext-C, Gujarat on July 18 at 4 pm at JSS Mysore Urban Haat, Ring Road, Hebbal Industrial, Mysore.

S Puttasubbappa, Director, Finance Divison, JSS Mahavidyapeetha will preside. K R Santhanam, Director, Audit & Accounts Division, JSS Mahavidyapeetha, Dr H R Mahadevaswamy, Joint Director,
Technical Education Division, JSS Mahavidyapeetha, R R Jadav, Manager (Class-1), Indext-C.

The entire event is being conducted under guidance of D M Shukla, G.A.S., Executive Director, Indext-C and R R Jadav, Manager(Class-1), Indext-C and Dr Snehal Makwana, Manager (Marketing), Indext-C are the Chief Guests.

Entry and parking are free at the event. Wearing of mask and following social distancing norms are mandatory.

– Team Mysoorunews 

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