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Convergence Portal between AIF, PMFME scheme & PMKSY

A convergence portal was jointly launched by the Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) and Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare to increase the potential of India’s agriculture and food processing sector. Key facts The convergence portal brings together ..



28th “Hunar Haat” being organised in Goa

28th Edition of the Hunar Haat of indigenous products of artisans and craftsmen is being organised at Kala Academy in Panaji, Goa. The event was started from March 26th and will conclude on April 4, 2021. It is being organised ..


Ministry of Textiles launches “Local4Diwali” campaign

The Union Ministry of Textiles has launched a campaign for Diwali- “Local4Diwali”.  The campaign has been launched to promote the Indian handicraft which is the cultural heritage of the country and also a source of livelihood for many. As per ..


Hunar Haat resumes operation after 7 months gap due to COVID-19

Hunar Haat has restarted from November 11 after a gap of around seven months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To mark the beginning of operations, Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurated ‘Hunar Haat’ at Delhi Haat, Pitampura. ..


NITI Aayog releases report at United Nations: “Taking SDGs from Global to Local”

On July 13, 2020, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Dr V K Paul released India’s second Voluntary Review (VNR) at United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 2020. Highlights The report titled “Decade of Action: Taking SDGs from Global to ..


Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan: Bamboo to propel the North East

On July 11, 2020, the Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh said that the Bamboo sector is to play a major role in the India’s post COVID-19 economy. It is to propel the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan in the ..