Handicrafts deptt organizes awareness camp
SHOPIAN: The Handicrafts Department today organized a daylong awareness cum camp to educate the artisans about the schemes and other initiatives for the promotion of the department in the district.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Shabir Hussain was the Chief Guest on the occasion and inaugurated the camp.
The awareness programme was also attended by Assistant Director Handicrafts, Director RSETI, Lead bank Manager, Cluster Manager, Officers and officials of the concerned, besides number of artisans and local people participated in awareness camp.
ADC stressed various schemes through Umeed Scheme and other schemes provided by State for artisans will boost the capability to earn their livelihood and will be beneficial for unemployed youths.
People attending the camp were informed that registered cards were provided to the artisans for availing various benefits from different schemes of the departments.
On the occasion, Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian said that the people of the area should avail the benefits provided by the department so the economic sector of the area will get boosted.
Other speakers on the occasion also highlighted various benefits, schemes and achievements of the department.