H&H Department Kulgam organises one-day Exhibition/ Awareness Camp for Cooperatives
Feb 02, 2023
KULGAM: A daylong Exhibition cum Awareness Camp for Industrial Cooperatives of Kulgam district was today organised by Handicrafts and Handloom Department (H&H Deptt) Kulgam with the theme ‘Encouraging Cooperatives towards Self-reliance' at Townhall Kulgam.
A large number of members of Cooperative societies and aspiring societies of the district participated in the event.
The camp was inaugurated by Deputy Registrar INDUSCOS wing of Directorate of Handicrafts and Handloom Kashmir, Zahid Rashid in presence of Assistant Director Handicrafts and Handloom Kulgam, Aadil Yousuf Wani.
AD Handicrafts & Handloom Kulgam gave a brief presentation on the formation of Cooperatives and benefits provided to them by the department. He encouraged the cooperative societies/ SHGs for adopting the craft in earning their livelihood.
He also emphasized for adopting this heritage trade and carrying forward the legacy to future generations.
The AD added that all efforts are being put in to rejuvenate and revive Kashmir handicrafts and handloom thereby bringing visible change in the lives of Artisans and Weavers.
Participants on the occasion were also informed that 08 basic services of the department have been integrated in JK Single Window System and online services are also available on the portal.
Other guest speakers also delivered lectures on the theme and sensitized the participants about various flagship programmes and schemes available in the department, with special reference to Cooperatives.
Assistant Registrar Cooperative Kulgam provided information about Cooperative self reliant Act 1999.
Besides, information about the rich ancestral history of Handicrafts and Handloom in social and economic aspects were also highlighted.
Various Cooperative societies were presented Certificate of Registration for their outstanding performance during the current Financial Year.