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LG Sinha inaugurates Sukhnag Sozni Heritage Cluster in Budgam

Govt has taken various steps to make handicraft sector more competitive: LG Sinha

Post by JC Online Desk on Saturday, June 25, 2022

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Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday inaugurated Sukhnag Sozni Embroidery SFURTI Heritage Cluster of JK KVIB at Magam area of Budgam district.

LG Sinha said, "This Cluster will deliver a holistic approach towards development of Sozni craft from production to marketing stage while catering needs of at least 500 artisans."

While speaking on the Occassion LG said Govt has taken various steps to make handicraft sector more competitive, boost exports & give a fillip to village industries, a repository of creative tradition. Determined to ensure capacity building, foster innovation,best in class infrastructure,easy access to credit & market.

He said that vocal for Local initiative has exposed J&K's cultural & artistic heritage to the world. This sector faced many challenges due to Covid but it certainly has the potential to take UT's economic growth to a higher trajectory & to provide employment to a large pool of our youth.

"The creativity of all the craft-artists will be more productive in future with Govt's focused investment in skill development, modern technology, innovative business practices which will directly contribute to the increased earnings of craftsmen", he said.

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