‘Market support vital to make women entrepreneurs self-reliant’
JAMMU, NOVEMBER 18: Minister for Social Welfare, Mr Bali Bhagat today inaugurated 31st exhibition of handicrafts and handloom products organized by J&K Women’s Development Corporation (WDC) at Kala Kendra here today.
As many as 40 stalls exhibiting various products have been set up by about 80 beneficiaries sponsored by WDC drawn from different parts of the State. The objective of the Exhibition is to promote local handicrafts, handloom products and to provide a platform and market support to the women entrepreneurs sponsored by WDC to sell their products.
The Minister stressed the need for organizing special awareness camps in the far-off areas to educate the women about the self-employment schemes so that more and more beneficiaries are helped. He assured to support the Corporation for strengthening its infrastructure to expand its activities at the broader scale across the State. He called upon the functionaries of WDC to be proactive in making the functioning more vibrant and transparent and achieving the targets.