Government has decided to organize hundred Hunar Haat across the country in the next five years. These Haat aim to provide market exposure and employment opportunities to artisans, craftsmen and traditional culinary experts.
Ministry of Minority Affairs said, in the coming days, Hunar Haat will be organized in New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Dehradun, Patna, Indore and other places.
The Ministry has also sanctioned 100 Hunar Hubs in different parts of the country wherein training is being provided to master artisans, craftsmen and traditional culinary experts.
According to the Ministry, more than two lakh 65 thousand artisans and craftsmen have been provided employment through Hunar Haat in the last two years.
The first Hunar Haat was organized in Jaipur in August-September this year.
More than 200 master artisans and culinary experts including a large number of women artisans from every corner of the country participated in this Hunar Haat. Afterwards, several Hunar Haats were organized in the different parts of the country.