Rakhis from women SHGs in high demand

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Rakhis from women SHGs in high demand

Saturday, 06 August 2022 | Staff Reporter | KABIRDHAM

For the upcoming festival of Rakshabandhan on August 11, women self-help groups in Chhattisgarh's Kawardha district have         prepared beautiful rakhis using paddy, rice, wheat and gourd seeds.

These are sold under the brand name ‘Bhorbandhan’. The price ranges from            Rs 20-40.

Seven different counters have been put up in Kabeerdham district to sell the rakhis. These include the Collectorate premises,          C-Mart and Janpad Panchayat Headquarters of all the development blocks.

The rakhis were sold in large numbers on the very first day on Wednesday.

Collector Janmejay Mahobe said as many as 17 self-help groups are             associated with manufacturing rakhis.

 At present, more than 6,600 rakhis have been prepared by these groups.. Based on the market demand, the groups have been given the task of making about 30,000 rakhis, he said.

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