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February 3, 2020

ग्रामीण महिलाओं ने सुजिनी कशीदाकारी को विश्व के मानचित्र पर स्थापित किया

बिहार की महिला शिल्पकारों ने कभी स्थानीय उपयोग के लिए तैयार की जाने वाली पारंपरिक कशीदाकारी सुजिनी को, आधुनिक आवश्यकताओं के अनुरूप ढाल कर एक अंतरराष्ट्रीय आकर्षण प्रदान किया है।

November 15, 2019

Rural women place Sujini embroidery on global map

Craftswomen of Bihar have tailored Sujini, a traditional embroidery once practiced for internal use, to suit modern needs, lending it an international appeal

September 27, 2019
A fashion show organized by the district administration in Bishnupur has attracted new buyers, thus helping the weavers (Photo courtesy Manas Mandal)

Handcrafted Baluchari sarees see festive resurgence

The exquisitely handcrafted Baluchari sarees of Bengal have made a welcome comeback. Once forced into menial jobs, Baluchari weavers are busy again because demand is increasing

October 5, 2018
Vivek Ghumade plans to increase his turmeric acreage, as the GI tag of Waigaon turmeric is expected to increase demand (Photo by Hiren Kumar Bose)

GI tag boosts demand for Waigaon’s turmeric

Farmers of Waigaon in Maharashtra have received a GI tag for organically grown turmeric that is rich in curcumin, known for its multiple health benefits. The cultivators hope to cash in on the increase in demand