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Hunar Haat Exhibitions to promote the talent of Indian artisans

Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley and Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurated Hunar Haat exhibitions in New Delhi.
Hunar Haat Exhibitions to promote the talent of Indian artisans
  • Hunar Haat plays an important role in national and international branding of the heritage of master artisans in India.
  • Hunar Haat is aimed at "Development with Dignity" of the artisans and craftsmen from the minority communities.

Expected benefits of Hunar Haat:

  • Projecting the talent of Indian artisans.
  • Build a credible brand of indigenous talent of Indian artisans and craftsmen.
  • Promoting the artisan and craftsmen heritage of India which had been marginalised for a long time.
  • Provides an Empowerment & Employment Exchange platform for master artisans and craftsmen.
  • Provides a platform to fulfil the commitments under "Make in India", "Stand up India" and "Startup India".

About Hunar Haat:

  • Hunar Haat exhibitions are organised by the Ministry of Minority affairs under its USTAAD (Upgrading the Skills & Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development) scheme.
  • USTAAD scheme aims to preserve the heritage of traditional arts and crafts of minority communities, build the capacity of traditional craftspersons and artisans and establish linkages of traditional skills with the global market.
  • Together with boosting the skill of craftsmen, weavers and artisans engaged in the traditional ancestral work, USTAAD scheme aims to enhance the market access to the traditional arts and crafts , so that the rich heritage of the minority communities are preserved for future generations.

Question:

Q. Which exhibition has Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley and Union Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurated in New Delhi that is aimed at development of the artisans and craftsmen from the minority communities?
a. Hunar Haat
b. Kala Haat
c. Kaarigar Haat
d. Ustaad Haat
Hunar Haat Exhibitions to promote the talent of Indian artisans Hunar Haat Exhibitions to promote the talent of Indian artisans Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on January 16, 2019 Rating: 5

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