Jammu & Kashmir

JK Admin working to ensure GI tagging of carpet, wood carving, other products of Kashmir: Manoj Sinha

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Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Friday said that his administration is working on ensuring Geographical Indications (GI) tagging of several handmade products like wood carving, carpet and other things.

“JK is working for GI tagging of several handicrafts like wood carving, carpet and several others. The GI tagging would help the people affiliated with the job to get a good amount in international markets,” he said while addressing a gathering at SKICC, through video conferencing said.

Sinha said that there is no dearth of talent in Kashmir, saying that the people here are gifted with talent.

“I am observing that NIFT Srinagar is playing a huge role. I believe that new courses will be started soon and will in furnishing the talent of the youth,” he said. Sinha also said that India’s Textile Minister has been doing her best and taken the textiles to new heights.

Notably, the Institute of Fashion Technology Srinagar (Rangreth) organised its first convocation class of 2020 at SKICC Srinagar where Smriti Zubin Irani MOS GOI was the Chief Guest and  Kiran Rijjiju Minister of State Youth Affairs & Sports and Minority Affairs was the Guest of Honour.


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