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6th District-Level Annual Industrial Exhibition underway at Ampati

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Ampati, Dec 15: The 6th District-Level Annual Industrial Exhibition is being organised at Students’ Field, Ampati to provide a platform for information exchange and marketing for the rural artisans. A two-day Exhibition is being organised by District Commerce and Industries Centre (DCIC), Ampati on December 15 – 16 to provide exposure to local entrepreneurs and artisans.

Superintendent of Police of South West Garo Hills, Stephen A Rynjah, inaugurated the exhibition. Addressing the inaugural program as the Chief Guest, he adviced the local artisans to take their work seriously and not merely do things for the sake of availing Government schemes.

Stating that hard work being the key ingredient to success, Rynjah also encouraged the local artisans to take advantage of such platforms to support and learn from each other.

The other Officials present at the inaugural program were General Manager of DCIC, DFR Marak and Principal of Government Higher Secondary School, KR Marak, among couple others.

Harting Shira, an artisan from Wadak Boldak Self Help Group was also present on the occasion and shared his experiences.

The exhibition features wood carved items, cane and bamboo products, kitchen and gardening tools, food items and apparels among many others.

The MSME sector is the major contributor to the socio-economic development, contributing towards GDP growth and also largely contributing towards employment generation after the Agriculture sector.

COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected the MSME sector which is slowly bouncing back.

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