RMDD helps promote local artisans in Singtam&Rangpo

Singtam, 23 Jun:

With the aim to promote the art of handicrafts in the State, Self Help Groups from all four districts have joined hands to boost Sikkim Rural Livelihood Mission through Rural Artisan Marketing Centre stalls.

The Rural Management & Development Department will be setting up stalls displaying handicraft items in SingtamBazaar every Friday and will be moving on to Rangpo every Sunday.

Speaking to SummitTimes, Project Assistant, PL Chettri,said, “The idea behind setting up display stalls is mainly promote local talentand artisans while also helping them earn livelihoods. The display items have been contributed by artisans and SHGs of four districts.”