CS holds discussions with weavers at Chanderi
Bhopal, October 4, 2015 (Abdul Ahad Farhan): Problems of weavers will be solved permanently. All necessary facilities will be made available to new identity of Chanderi saris. This was stated by Chief Secretary Mr. Anthony de Sa while holding discussions with Chanderi weavers and traders at Kila Kothi, Chanderi in Ashok Nagar district today. The Chief Secretary said that an action plan will be chalked out and implemented on the basis of important suggestions put forth by weavers. The state government will extend every possible assistance to ensure that living standards and economic condition of weavers are improved.
The Chief Secretary said that Chanderi saris have global fame. He assured to organise Chanderi sari exhibitions at Indore, Gwalior and Bhopal to further popularize the product. He said that agreements will be singed for this. The Chief Secretary said that concrete measures will be initiated to make available materials for Chanderi saris at local level. He said that Weaver Cards will be provided to all registered weavers within a month. Weavers apprised the Chief Secretary of problems during production of Chanderi saris. Principal Secretary Handlooms Dr. Praveer Krishna and Collector Mr. Arun Tomar were also present on the occasion.