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Craft Bazar At Konark’s Urban Haat Inaugurated | Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Co-operative Handicrafts Corporation Ltd, with the brand name of “UTKALIKA” works under the administrative control of Handlooms, Textiles and Handicrafts Department. Utkalika is organizing a national level Handicraft Exhibition “Craft Bazar” from June 4 to 13 at Urban Haat Konark. The event is sponsored by Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, and Co-Sponsored by State Government.

As many as 100 Handicraft Artisans are displaying their exclusive Handicraft products in the fair. This is a marketing platform for Handicraft artisans for show casing and selling their crafts to customers directly. All important Handicrafts of Odisha such as Stone Carving, Wood Carving, Pattachitra, Tassar Painting, Silver Filigree, Applique, Terracotta, Dhokra Casting, Golden Grass, Brass and Bell Metal, Paddy Craft, Lacquer Toys, Soft Toy, Horn Crafts, Seashell, Paper Mashie, Wooden Toy, Embroidery of West Bengal are being displayed in the stalls.

The objective of Craft Bazar is to provide marketing platform for the artisans and to showcase the richness and varieties of Handicraft items. With participation of 100 artisans, the event is expected to draw 50,000
visitors and customers. It is expected to generate a business of 40 lakhs for the artisans.

Rita Sahu, Minister, HT & H Department expressed her best wishes for success of this event. The event was inaugurated by Shubha Sarma, Commissioner- Cum-Secretary, in the presence of Saroj Kumar Patel, Special Secretary, HT&H Department and MD, Utkalika and other officials of the Department.

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