Mysuru, October 04:- The Office of the Development Commissioner, Ministry of Textile, Government of India, New Delhi took an initiative to promote the handicrafts of our country by organizing the national and international Exhibitions within the country and as well as abroad every year , The department is organizing these exhibition at JSS Mysore Urban Haat in the city since 14 years.
By considering overwhelming response from Mysureans and as well as tourists, the Ministry of Textile is organizing a Handicraft Exhibition from 6th to 15th October on the occasion of Deepawali in association with JSS Mahavidyapeetha.
More than 50 Craft Persons of all over India including National and State awardees are exhibiting and selling their attractive traditional and heritage artifact products in this exhibition. The Exhibition will be opened from 10.00 am to 9.00 pm on all the days. There is no Entry and Parking fee for exhibition.
The event will be inaugurated on 6th October 2017 at 4:00 PM by D.Randeep, Deputy Commissioner, Dr Dharanidevi Malagatti, Principal, Police Training School will preside.
Dr C G Betsurmath, Executive Secretary, JSSMVP, Dr C Ranganathaiah, Director(P&D), JSS Technical Education Division, B R Umakant, Joint Director(Projects), JSS Technical Education Division, H Ramakrishnegowda, Joint Director, District Industry Centre, Mysuru Janardhan, Deputy Director, Department of Tourism and Sashidhar, Asst Director, Handicraft Marketing and Service Extension Centre, Mysuru are the chief guests.
National and State awardees craftsmen will present live demonstrations in Art and Craft making and display Pujabi Phulkari/Patiyala Suits, Bhagalpur Tassar Silk sarees/duppatta, Bastar Iron Craft from Madhyapradesh, Horn Products, Grass Mats/ Curtains, Jaipur Kurthas and Raprons, Kanjivaram Silk Sarees, Ilakal Kasuthi and Molakalmur sarees of Karnataka, Jute bags, Tassur silk sarees, Kantha stitch sarees, Banaras sarees and Dress Materials, Boutique saress and Dress, Bengali Cotton sarees, Kashmir Handlooms, Wood Carving and furniture’s from Saharanpur, Wood Inlay, Chicken Embroidery, Modern Arts Murals ceramic, Madhubani Painting, Rajasthan Miniature Paintings, Rajasthan Embroidery & footwear, Gujarat Dress, Dry flower, All kinds of Leather Items, all kinds of Jute products, Vegetable print Dress Materials, Artificial, Imitation Jewellery, Gem Stone Jewelry, Marbal Painting, Karnataka Silk Sarees& Channapattana Toys, all kinds of Terracotta items and other Handicrafts& Handlooms Items.
The customers of Mysuru and in and around Mysuru can make utilize this opportunity by visiting the Haat and support the artisans community.