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Craft awareness programme held at SJU

Nagaland News

Dimapur, March 10: In collaboration with the Ministry of Textiles, GoI, the Department of Management Studies at St. Joseph University, Nagaland organised a 2-day Craft Awareness Program (CAP) from March 6 to 7 at the Seminar Hall with 6 expert resource persons on various topics on the significance of crafts and designs as well as career opportunities in the sector.
Resource person Temjienlemla Jamir, Managing Director, Nagaland Women Vocational Training Institute (NWVTI) Dimapur spoke on the topic “e-Commerce of Handicrafts in Marketing” and emphasized artisans sells their handicraft products through e-commerce like social media viz. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp etc. which are very affordable and easy to locate.
Resource person Vilekhoto Pusa, empanelled designer of DC Handicrafts (NER) spoke on the topic “Importance of handicrafts design for marketing” and James Lotha, National Merit Certificate (NMC) spoke on “Wood crafts making and marketing prospects”. Aku Zeliang, Founder – Urra Designs, Creative Director – Cane Concept (Exporter of Handcrafted Handicrafts) spoke on “Handicrafts exports”; Gihukali Chishi, Technical In-charge, Patent Information Center, Nagaland Science & Technology Council (NASTEC) raised awareness through her presentation on the subject of “GI Registration for handicrafts Artisans” and Dr. Mayonmi Shimray, Director In-charge, IGNOU Kohima spoke on “Indira Gandhi National Open University for handicraft artisans”.
Along with the resource people, there were craft demonstrations from master craftspeople, including Nzano, who showed off her hand embroidery work.
(Page News Service)