Three lakh artisans employed through Hunar Haat: Naqvi

Three lakh artisans employed through Hunar Haat: Naqvi

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New Delhi, Feb 13: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said that around three lakh master artisans, craftsmen and culinary experts have been provided employment through “Hunar Haat” in past 3 years which include a large number of women artisans.

"Hunar Haat has become a 'Mega Mission' of indigenous Craft, Cuisine & Culture and economic empowerment of master artisans, craftsmen", he said while inaugurating the 20th edition of the 'Hunar Haat' at the India Gate lawns here along with Railways and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal and Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri.

The 10-day event, organised by the Ministry of Minority Affairs and based on the theme of "Kaushal Ka Kam", will conclude on February 23.

Naqvi said that Hunar Haat has proved to be a Mega Mission of “Empowerment of Indigenous Legacy” of artisans. (UNI)