KVIB organizes 3-day exhibition at Tangmarg

BARAMULLA, NOV 15: A 3-day awareness-cum-exhibition camp organized by J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) Baramulla was today inaugurated by MLA Gulmarg Mohammad Abbas Wani in presence of Member K&VIB Masarat Kar at Tangmarg. The aim of the workshop is to educate job-seeking young and talented people to understand the potential of this sector thereby making meaningful contributions in enhancing the importance of traditional arts and crafts of the State like paper machie, carpet and shawl weaving, wood carving etc. The exhibition witnessed participation of officers of various departments besides a large gathering of people. Speaking on the occasion, MLA Gulmarg impressed upon conducting such awareness camps more often so that people get to adopt this sector for gainful employment. He said Government under the leadership of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is putting in every effort to revive and recreate the glory of this particular sector which represents the innovative nature of culture and tradition of our State. Masarat Kar, Member K&VIB speaking on the occasion said that the board is going to introduce various programmes for skilling youth towards self-employment and economic independence. The member and officers later visited and inspected various stalls displaying products prepared by talented and skilled youth associated with the department.