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“Hunar Haat” In New Delhi Reopens After A Gap Of Seven Months
“HunarHaat” is available at virtual and online platform also. Products of artisans are also available on http://hunarhaat.org”: Naqvi
New Delhi, Nov 12 || Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi thas said that magnificent indigenous products of master artisans are “Local Pride” and “Global Praise” of “HunarHaat”.
Naqvi, along with Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports and Minister of State for Minority Affairs Kiren Rijiju, inaugurated the “HunarHaat”, being organised at Delhi Haat, Pitampura from November 11 to November 22, 2020.
While talking to reporters during inauguration of the “HunarHaat”, Shri Naqvi said that “HunarHaat” is becoming an effective platform to strengthen the mission of “AatmaNirbhar Bharat” and “Vocal for Local” by promoting and encouraging indigenous products of master artisans and craftsmen.
He further said that lakhs of master artisans and craftsmen from across the country are happy and excited that “HunarHaat” is being organised again after a gap of about 7 months due to the Corona pandemic.
Exquisite products made from “Maati (clay), Metal and Machiya (wooden & jute products)” are the major attraction at “HunarHaat” in Pitampura. Rare exquisite products made from clay, different metals and wooden products, products made from cane-bamboo, mesmerising pottery work etc are available for display and sale at this “HunarHaat”.
“Hunar Haat” is available at virtual and online platform also. Products of artisans are also available on http://hunarhaat.org. This time, people will be able to buy “HunarHaat” products digital and online also. Union Minority Affairs Ministry is registering these artisans and their indigenous products on “GeM” (Government e Marketplace).
The minister also said that very corner of the country is endowed with diversity of indigenous products made with wood, brass, bamboo, glass, cloth, paper, clay etc. “HunarHaat” is an enormous platform providing market and opportunities to master artisans who prepare these indigenous exquisite handmade products. Focus will be on use of technology and innovation and also towards manufacturing quality products that meet global standards.