New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited ‘Hunar Haat’ at India Gate Lawns, New Delhi today. He visited the stalls of master artisans, craftsmen and culinary experts from across the country participating in ‘Hunar Haat’. Modi interacted with the participating artisans at the event and also witnessed cultural programs.
‘Hunar Haat’ is an initiative by the Government to provide employment opportunities as well as promote India’s indigenous traditional legacy, several of which are on the verge of extinction. More than 250 such stalls have been set up at India Gate lawns. Also, more than 50% of the artisans participating were women.
This ‘Hunar Haat’, based on the theme of ‘Kaushal ko Kaam’, is being organised till 23 February where master artisans, craftsmen and culinary experts, including more than 50% women, from across the country are participating.
About 3 lakh master artisans, craftsmen & culinary experts have been provided employment and employment opportunities through ‘Hunar Haat’ in the last 3 years.
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