Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment visits Shilpotsav -2019

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News:Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment has visited the Shilpostav- 2019 to encourage the artisans at in New Delhi.

Facts:

About Shilpostav:

  • Shilpostav is the annual fair of artisans from across the country, belonging to the weaker sections of the society.
  • It was started during the year 2007-08 by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment by way of collaborating with all the Apex Corporations and National Institutes under this ministry.
  • The objective of the fair is to provide a platform to the beneficiaries assisted under the developmental schemes of various Finance & Development Corporations and National Institutes to showcase their art & craft.
  • The range of products in this fair includes silk sarees, durries, readymade garments, terracotta products, jute products, marble artefacts, handloom among others.