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‘Samskruthi 2022’ exhibition of handloom and handicrafts begins at JSS Urban Haat in Mysuru

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Mysuru: ‘Samskruthi-2022’ an exhibition of handlooms and handicrafts under one roof was inaugurated at JSS Urban Haat near Hebbal outer-ring road circle in the city on Tuesday. 

Various dignitaries at the inauguration of ‘Samskruthi 2022’ exhibition of handloom and handicrafts at JSS Urban Haat in Mysuru

JSS Urban along with Ministry of textiles and handlooms and Cauvery Emporium has jointly organised the 12-day mega expo till April 4.

JSS Mahavidyapeeta Executive Secretary C G Betsurmath and Ministry of Handlooms Commissioner T H M Kumar inaugurated the expo.

A painting on display at Samskruthi 2022

A total of 60 to 70 artisans from various parts of the country are taking part in the expo. They have kept on display a variety of handloom and handicraft products. 

Betsurmath said “JSS Urban Haat has organized 126 such exhibitions and Samskruthi-2022 is 127th edition of mega expo with nearly Rs one crore turnover recorded till date”.

Dr C G Betsurmath Executive Secretary of JSS Mahavidyapeetha goes through a product at ‘Samskruthi 2022’ at JSS Urban Haat in Mysuru

Thematic exhibitions related Ugadi, Gowri Ganesh and Deepavali festivals are the highlights in the exhibition, he said 

Handlooms Commissioner Kumar said “as artisans from different states and districts are taking part in the exhibition, such initiative will provide a market for artisans as it acts like a bridge for the customer. We are also improving e-commerce platform for the benefit of artisans”.

Dignitaries take a look at a painting

Kumar said “Mysuru Mega Silk cluster is on the pipeline as many meetings were held at several levels. It will come up at Nanjangud industrial area”.

Handlooms deputy director Laxman Talawar, JSS Mahavidyapeetha Deputy Secretary Shivakumara Swamy, JSS technical education director H R Mahadevaswamy, JSS Urban Haath coordinator M Shivananjaswamy and Santhanam were present.

– Team Mysoorunews 

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