Mon. May 27th, 2019

Handloom Deptt organizes awareness camp at Sanghiote, Balakote

Poonch: The Handloom Development Department organised a one-day awareness camp at Sanghiote village in block Balakote to sensitize weavers and artisans about the welfare package and various Centrally and State sponsored schemes envisaging their socio-economic empowerment.
Organised under the aegis of Directorate of Handlooms Development Department, various Handloom weavers and artisans from different parts of Sanghiote, Batadurian and Chandyal, Block Balakote participated in the program.
Speaking on the occasion, Assistant Director, Handlooms Development Department Arshad Noomani, highlighted schemes like PM Weavers Mudra, Micro Credit Plan Scheme, Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, Education Scholarship schemes for the children of weavers, etc. He motivated the local weavers to revive weaving activities and form Handlooms Cooperative Societies so that they can avail benefit of various schemes provided to the weavers under the umbrella of Cooperative Society.


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