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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…

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Enabling livelihoods through Skill Development in Handicrafts and Carpet Sector

“Through skilling and upskilling artisans and weavers with industry-based training programs, our aim is to make the beneficiaries self-reliant by linking them with the industry and providing a platform for showcasing their products at the national and international trade fairs”, says Mr. Krishan Kumar, CEO, Handicrafts and Carpet Sector Skill Council (HCSSC).     To know and…

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Union Minister Visits Traditional and Heritage Crafts Cluster of Dimapur, Nagaland

Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Hon’ble Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Electronics and Information Technology visited the traditional and heritage crafts cluster of Dimapur, Nagaland at Sovima Village, during a two-day official visit to Nagaland. Dimapur, Nagaland, is known for its traditional arts and crafts. The city of Dhansiri is located near the Dhansiri…

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Hon’ble Minister of State Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar Visits The Traditional Crafts Cluster of Baramulla

During a two-day official visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Hon’ble Minister of State Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar visited the traditional crafts cluster of Mirgund Pattan, Baramulla. The visit was part of a Government of India outreach programme aimed at connecting with people on the ground and monitoring the execution of different Central Government Schemes in the…

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Hon’ble Minister of State, MSDE Shri. Rajeev Chandrasekhar Visited IHGF Delhi Fair 2021

New Delhi-30th October 2021 – Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Shri. Rajeev Chandrasekhar visited Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair-IHGF-Delhi Fair on 30th Oc tober 2021 at IEML, Greater Noida organized by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts-EPCH. Shri. Rakesh Kumar, Director General-EPCH, Shri. Arshad Mir, Chairman-HCSSC and Mr. Krishan Kumar, CEO-HCSSC welcomed the Minister…

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Need for Skill Development and Vocational Training for Traditional Handicrafts and Carpet Clusters in India

Being mostly unorganized and predominantly family-bound or promoted by SHGs, the handicrafts sector faces a severe shortage of skills and knowledge that can help the sector grow, sustain and scale. How does the lack of skills affect the artisans and handicraft clusters? Let’s look at few important aspects of why skilling and vocational training should…

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