In order to take forward the Vocal for Local Campaign in J&K to support the local artisans, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha recently inaugurated a 15-day long Craft Mela at Kashmir Haat.
He observed that Kashmir Haat is being revamped to provide the best ambience to the locals and visiting tourists for crafts, food, and cultural activities. People can explore the mystical world of Kashmiri art and savour the unique flavors of delightful local cuisines.
In order to empower handicraft, handloom artisans and to improve their living standards of present and of our future generations in J&K, the government is trying its best. With endeavors, like revamping the Kashmir Haat, the government is trying to revive this sector.
The Jammu and Kashmir administration is very keen to make some novel interventions for the better life of artisans and in order to show their commitment to providing market support to local artisans and weavers; this Mela is one of the showcases.
With Amusement cum Children Park coming up soon in the same property, Kashmir Haat will be one of the most happening places to visit in Srinagar is the commitment of the government to the people and to the tourism sector. The Government plans to open a similar Haat in Jammu that will showcase the rich, varied handicraft tradition of the region.