Major reforms announced by H&H Deptt Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Taking note of the redundant activities that have crept in the running of the Training Centres of the Handicrafts & Handloom Department (H&H Deptt), the Director H&H Deptt, Mahmood Ahmad Shah today ordered some major reforms in the overall functioning of the Department including closure of Readymade Garment Centres, Cutting & Tailoring Centres and Toy & Doll Centers.
It was given out in the meeting that these activities were found to be in conflict with the departmental aims objectives and policy guidelines, therefore, with the approval of the Government such centres have been abolished and instead centres like Hand Spinning and Hand Weaving of Pashmina, Tweed and Putto have been introduced.
In addition, activities like darning and kalam kari will be given a special focus and the languishing crafts Silverware, Glazed Pottery and Filigree will be taken up for revival.
It is observed that strengthening the activities from the ground level shall help in strengthening the GI Products and ensuring the quality of the Handicrafts.

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