NABARD’s Grameena Habba to showcase rural art in Bangalore
NABARD, Regional Office in Karnataka, is holding its annual marketing event “Grameena Habba”, a platform for rural artisans to sell agricultural, handicrafts and handicrafts in Bengaluru until March 14. This year the Grameena Habba is being held at Mantri Square Mall, Mallesvaram.
Rural artisans, weavers, farmers and tribes across India and several districts of Karnataka showcase handmade arts, handmade sarees, handwoven garments, home decorations, tribal products, natural beauty products, organic food products, jewelry and accessories during this festival.
The income they derive from the sale of these products will go directly to the artisans.
Artisans from Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Odisha and Chhattisgarh participate along with over 25 artisans from different districts of Karnataka.
Karnataka’s exclusive products including GI products like Udupi sarees, Kasuti work, Aari embroidered fabrics, Channapatna toys, unique Mysuru rosewood inlay, Kolhapuri chappals, handcrafted home decorations , organic food products and products from other parts of India, such as Jaipuri quilt, Bhopal lake bangles, Maheswari silk from Madhya Pradesh, Aarni silk from Tamil Nadu, Ikat sarees from Telangana, Kosa silk sarees from Chhattisgarh, spices and handicrafts from temples in Kerala, ornaments from Odisha and linens from Uttar Pradesh, will be available.
According to NABARD, the current COVID-19 situation has undoubtedly created havoc across the economy, especially in the rural economy. This type of exhibitions plays an important role in rebuilding the rural economy after COVID-19.