Three- day grand livelihood product fair started in indore on Tuesday. District level livelihood product fair organized by group members of Aajeevika Mission with the aim of promoting Local for Vocal.
Excellent products are being prepared by the self-help group members formed by the State Rural Livelihood Mission. These products are being sold locally by the group members. With the aim of providing a platform for these manufactured products, a district level livelihood product fair was started by the group members. About 200 group members living in different rural areas of the Indore district participated in it. Under the guidance of Chief Executive Officer, District Panchayat Indore Vandana Sharma a large district level livelihood product fair has been organized by the State Rural Livelihood Mission. In this fair, excellent products being prepared by the group members are being exhibited and sold. 44 types of stalls have been set up in the fair which include jute goods, tea leaves, wooden purses, washing powder, sarees, toys, papad badi along with food zone. Keeping in mind the International Millet Year, coarse grains are being sold by the group members. Delicious dishes related to jowar, millet and maize have also been made available in the food zone. So that the guests and common citizens coming to the fair continue to get the fragrance of the soil of the village. All types of everyday items are available for sale in this fair.
The fair was inaugurated by District Panchayat President Reena Satish Malviya. On the occasion of inauguration, Member of parliament Indore Shankar Lalwani , Indore District Panchayat. Chairman Vishwajit Singh Sisodia (Kanha Patel), Vandana Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, District Panchayat, Indore, Priyanka Tagore, Chief Executive Officer, District Panchayat Indore were present.
Kanha Patel told that today village women are not only doing household chores but are also working for the upliftment of their families as well as the society.
District Panchayat President Madam told that "the efforts are being made by the group members living in rural areas to boost their livelihood. A woman is not only walking shoulder to shoulder with man but is also providing income to her family. This is commendable step."
In this ongoing fair, a bank loan of Rs 86 lakh was provided to 19 self-help group members by the guests and e-rickshaws and two-wheelers purchased from the income earned by the group members after joining the group were also given to the group members by the Chief Executive Officer Vandana Sharma.