All New “HunarHaat” 2020 at DilliHaat | UPSC
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to inaugurate “HunarHaat” at DilliHaat, Pitampura
WHY IN NEWS:
Hunar Haat, to be held from 11-22 November
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- Hunar Haat will restart from tomorrow after a gap of about 7 months due to the Corona pandemic.
- India has a wide range of master Artisans & Craftsmen and have a legacy of spectacular art.
- “Hunar Haat” is playing an important role in national and international branding of this heritage.
- This will also let artisans explore the opportunities of employment under “Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development (USTAAD)”.
- Hunar Haat has ensured “Development with Dignity” of artisans and craftsmen of the country.
- Focus will be on use of technology and innovation and also towards manufacturing quality products that meet global standards.
- 21 edition of Hunar Haat has been organized across the country.
- It has proved to be “Empowerment & Employment Exchange” and has provided the employment opportunities to over 10 lakh Craftsmen/Artisans and Culinary Experts.
- Rare exquisite products made from clay, different metals and wooden products are showcased.
- Products made from cane-bamboo, mesmerising pottery work etc will be available for display and sale at “Hunar Haat”.
ART AND CRAFTS
- Dry Flowers from Assam
- Pochampally Ikkat from Andhra Pradesh
- Munga Silk, Madhubani Painting and artificial jewellery from Bihar
- Wooden lacquerware toys from Karnataka
- Toys from Manipur; wooden and glass toys from Uttar Pradesh
- Calligraphy painting from Delhi
- Hand block print from Goa
- Ajrakh from Gujarat
- Pashmina Shawls from Jammu-Kashmir
- Tussar silk and cane-bamboo products from Jharkhand
- Herbal products, Bagh print, Batik from Madhya Pradesh
- Cane and bamboo products from Maharashtra, handloom textiles from Nagaland
- Toys of different states made from clay, metal etc will be available for display and sale at “HunarHaat” at Pitampura.
- Every corner of the country has a traditional and ancestral legacy of indigenous products.
- This legacy, which was on the verge of extinction, has got a boon after Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi pitched for “Swadeshi”.
- The Indian indigenous industry has got tremendous boost after Shri Modi advocated to get “Vocal for Local”.
- The artisans involved in making these indigenous products are also being extended help in attractive packaging of “Swadeshi products”.
- Every corner of the country is endowed with diversity of indigenous products made with wood, brass, bamboo, glass, cloth, paper, clay etc.
- Social distancing and other guidelines regarding Corona pandemic will be strictly followed at “Hunar Haat”.
- “Hunar Haat”, has provided market and opportunity to master artisans and craftsmen from remote areas of the country.
- “Hunar Haat” has provided employment and employment opportunities to more than 5 lakh Indian artisans, craftsmen, culinary experts etc.
- The Minority Affairs Ministry has organised more than 2 dozen “Hunar Haat” so far across the country .
- Lakhs of artisans, craftsmen have been provided employment and employment opportunities through these “Hunar Haat”.
- In the coming days, “Hunar Haat” will be organized at Jaipur, Chandigarh, Indore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Lucknow, India Gate.
- This time, people will also be able to buy “Hunar Haat” products digitally and online also Products of artisans will also be available on http://hunarhaat.org.
SOURCES: PIB | All New “HunarHaat” 2020 at DilliHaat | UPSC
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