Uttarakhand adjudged as best state at 2018 IITF Delhi
Uttarakhand has been adjudged the best state at the 38th India International Trade Fair (IITF) in New Delhi, which showcased reconstruction work done at Kedarnath in recent months besides steps taken by the state government to boost tourism and promote local products like organic honey. Beside this, Himachal Pradesh pavilion has been awarded silver medal for excellent display in the 2018 IITF. This is for the first time that state pavilion has received an award for showcasing traditional products like Kullu and Kinnauri shawls, Chamba Rumaal, Kangra and Thanka paintings and wooden and metal craft manufactured by the rural entrepreneurs in the trade fair to promote rural enterprise. Besides, processed fruits prepared by the senior citizens of Nerwa in Shimla district and apple chips of Shimla’s startup M/s Draplaz were also exhibited.
Topics: Chamba • Culture of Himachal Pradesh • Districts of India • Himachal Pradesh • India International Trade Fair • Kinnaur district • Kinnauri language • Kinnauri Shawl • Kullu • Nati • Shimla • Subdivisions of India
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