Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi greet each other at Hunar Haat’s inauguration in Rampur on October 16, 2021. Union MoS Arjun Ram Meghwal is also seen. (PIB)
Rampur: Union Minister for Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan on October 16, 2021, inaugurated the 29th ‘Hunar Haat’ at Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.
Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Culture Arjun Ram Meghwal were also present on the occasion.
“Each and every house of our country has skilled people. There is a need to provide branding and market opportunities to their skills and “Hunar Haat” is playing an important role in this regard. “Hunar Haat” is also available on GeM (Government e Marketplace) which will provide large-scale national as well as international markets to indigenous products of artisans and craftsmen,” said Pradhan.
Arjun Ram Meghwal said that ‘Hunar Haat’ is the most beautiful platform to strengthen Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Vocal for Local’.
“Hunar Haat in Rampur will prove to be a milestone in taking forward the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ campaign.”
Naqvi said that a target has been set to provide employment and employment opportunities to 7 lakh 50 thousand artisans, craftsmen and people associated with them through 75 ‘Hunar Haats’ being organised under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
Union Ministry for Minority Affairs is organising “Hunar Haat” in Rampur, UP from 16th to 25th October 2021 as a part of series of 75 ‘Hunar Haat’, to be organised across the country under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to celebrate 75 years of India’s Independence.
‘Vishwakarma Vatika’ will also be an attraction in Hunar Haats, to promote and preserve precious traditional skills of artisans and craftsmen where they will also be displaying live how India’s traditional exquisite and elegant indigenous handmade products are made. (Press Release)