Imphal, October 18: The 10 days Ningol Khudol Mela – 2011 organised by the Manipur Apex Handloom and Handicrafts Weavers’ Artisans’ Co-Operative Society Ltd (AWAS) kicked off at Yumjao Leirembi Lai Lampak, Yumnam Leikai today.
The function was graced by O Nabakishore, Principal Secretary,(Commerce & Industry), GoM, V Tualthang, Director Commerce and Industries, Manipur as the Chief Guest and President respectively. M Binodini, Deputy Registrar Co-Op Societies (H/L), Manipur and M Satyabhama, President, Manipur Apex Handloom and Handicrafts Weavers Artisans’ Co-Op Ltd were the Guest of Honour.
Speaking on the occasion, M Rajen, OSD (Handloom), Commerce and Industries said that the a huge amount of money is being drained out of the state to other parts of the country in procuring different goods from the other states. We need to promote our handloom products which are of great demand and export them outside.
Source: Hueiyen Lanpao