Inauguration of the First Consignment of Export of Namda Products by the Hon’ble Minister of State, MSDE

Hon’ble Minister of State, MSDE Shri. Rajeev Chandrasekhar inaugurated the First Consignment of export of Namda Products made by the artisans of Kashmir, skilled and upskilled under the PMKVY-Special Project

New Delhi, 14th July 2023 (Friday): Under the flagship skilling scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi ji in a bid to empower the country’s youth with employable skills, Hon’ble Minister of State for Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Friday, 14th July 2023 inaugurated the first consignment of Export of Namda products to England from Srinagar, India.

During the launch, the Hon’ble MoS said this is a proud moment for all the stakeholders with such a defining outcome of the program, which Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji has visioned for the Skill India Mission. He also said that such efforts to bring traditional and heritage products to the world market will be continued for the years to come. This is a successful example of creating new opportunities and prosperity for the artisans in association with the Industry and Handicrafts and Carpet Sector Skill Council to establish a viable ecosystem in the handicrafts and carpet sector.


During the launch of the first export consignment to England, Shri Arshad Mir, Chairman of Handicrafts and Carpet Sector Skill Council and Mr Krishan Kumar, CEO- HCSSC were among the present dignitaries.

During the discussions, Mr Krishan Kumar thanked the Flipkart Group for acknowledging the importance and uniqueness of the Country’s traditional and heritage crafts and promoting Handicrafts and Carpet products through its E-Commerce platform.