Nagaland: The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India is all set to host a two-day tribal artisan mela in the Wokha district in Nagaland. The mela will be started on May 9 and aims to promote new artisans and new products of the region.
The authorities have also hosted meetings with NGOs, civil societies, entrepreneurs, the Wokha Chamber of Commerce and Industries, and others for the smooth staging of the mela. Wokha skill development officer Anuranjan Singh outlined the aim of the mela and stated that it will shed light on the tribal community and products of tribal origins of different communities.
It will also provide the perfect platform for individuals who want to pursue a carrier in entrepreneurship. The mela will feature will the authentic arts of textiles and handloom, metal crafts, jewellery, organic food, and paintings in the mela.
He also urged the public, especially the local artisans and farmer-producer organizations to come up in the mela with sufficient samples of their products. The selection committee will also select the items/products and provide them with the perfect base for their products.
After the selection process once done, they will put the product in the retail outlets and they will witness the exhibition of their products which will be further done in the E-commerce portal. He said that the collaboration will efficiently promote tribal products and strengthen livelihood opportunities for the artisans of the community and the entire northeastern region.
The atisans are to produce ST certificates, Aadhar cards, PAN Cards, bank passbooks, and passport photos for registration. Mela will promote the tribal culture, values and customs, traditions of Nagaland and people will contribute through the mela. The products will bring new artisans and tribal offerings on one platform and enhances the products across the country.
It will enhance the entrepreneurs by providing them perfect platform.
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