As the heat wave continues to sweep across Odisha with the mercury soaring above 40 degrees in some places, the khus khus farmers and curtain makers make a hay from their business.
Anyone who knows Malati Devi can never cross Bidanasi in Cuttack without dropping for some moments at her house. At this ripe age, she is not only going strong, but has been a living example of self reliance.
The company will also explore opportunities to enable pan-India market access for products made by entrepreneurs, micro, small and medium enterprises and artisans through its marketplace.
Bhubaneswar: From Pattachitra printed outfits to fusion of Sambalpuri and Kalamkari fabrics and tribal jewellery, a wide range of indigenous items are now at display at Bhubaneswar Club in the capital city. In a bid to promote handicrafts and handlooms of Odisha, an exhibition of these items along with agro-products is being organised by fashion […]
Bhubaneswar: In an attempt to promote handlooms and support weavers, Odisha government has decided to replace the existing uniform for teachers with Boyanika sarees. Informing about the development, Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts Minister, Snehangini Chhuria said, teachers of both high school and upper primary schools will wear Boyanika sarees from this academic session. Subsequently, the […]
New Delhi: Senior BJD leader and Kendrapara MP, Baijayant Panda today urged the Union Textiles ministry to use e-Commerce platforms for promotion of handicrafts. “Instead of spending time, energy and effort from the government and a large budget, it would be much simpler, cheaper and faster if the Textile ministry can provide facilities to the […]
New Delhi: Starting its journey from a small village in Odisha’s Balasore district with six artisans five years ago, KalaGhar is not only creating employment opportunities for rural women artisans, but also reviving handicrafts in Odisha. The craft-based social enterprise has empowered over 200 rural women aged between 19 and 50 years. Now, these women […]