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Minister of State Textiles & Railways Darshana Jardosh inaugurates the Cottage Emporium at the Salarjung Museum

Emphasizes on promoting Hyderabad crafts globally

HYDERABAD, MARCH 05, 2024: Mrs Darshana Jardosh, Union Minister of State Textiles & Railways inaugurated the Cottage Emporium, popularly known as “The Cottage “at the Salarjung Museum, Hyderabad, on Tuesday.

Addressing the media, Mrs Darshana Jardosh said that, the opening of the Cottage Emporium at Hyderabad is significant Milestone in our Journey and testament to our commitment towards Atmanirbhar Bharat and Vocal for Local initiative of Government of India. “I urge the Cottage Industry sector of the state of Telangana to come forward and avail the benefits of the schemes of the Central Cottage Corporation of India (A govt. of India Enterprises, Under the Ministry of Textiles)”, she added.

She further stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched PM Vishwakarma- a Central Sector Scheme to provide end-to-end support to artisans and craftspeople who work with their hands and tools. She directed the Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India ltd (CCIC), officials to facilitate Artisans & craftsmen of Telangana to get their Artisans Identity Cards, so that they are benefitted.

Darshana Jardosh emphasized on the importance of promoting crafts of Hyderabad, weaving traditions of Telangana and projecting crafts persons of Telangana globally, by providing an efficient and viable marketing platform. She said that Central Cottage Industries Emporium is taking many steps in promoting the rich and diverse Indian craft heritage & the craftsperson by giving them a platform to exhibit their best creations thus sustaining their livelihood towards making an Atma Nirbhar Bharat.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Manoj Lal, Managing Director, The Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India Ltd stated that over 7000 products variety (exhibiting rich art & craft) are on display from all over India from different products segments. In order to provide opportunity to wider base of Cottage industries, the Central Cottage Industries Corporation of India is constantly enlisting new vendors and those interested in marketing their products can visit  website to enlist themselves as suppliers, he added.

Set up against the beautiful aesthetic backdrop, this exclusive sales outlet exudes the essence of ethnic India. The Cottage Emporium   inaugurated today has an impressive collection of art, artifacts and antiques from various cultures around the world. It offers a range of items such as, shawls & women’s & sarees, men’s wear & accessories, brass items, metal wares, paintings, traditional Indian handicrafts and artwork, Tea & Herbal Products, Jewelry & accessories and much more.

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