“The project will be a boon for artisans and weavers in Goa,” Textiles Minister Piyush Goyal said in a tweet.
Kunbi Handloom Craft Village will rise near Saluli Dam, Sanguem Taluka, South Goa.
The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India has approved the establishment of Kunbi Handloom Craft Village in South Goa. To be constructed at a cost of ₹10 crore, the project is to be completed by March 2023. Financial subsidy and other support will be provided by the Office of the Development Commissioner (Handlooms), under the Ministry textiles.
The project was approved at a meeting of the Project Approval and Monitoring Committee (PMAC) held under the chairmanship of the Secretary (Textiles) on December 31, 2021.
In addition to promoting handcrafted products, the project aims to increase the income of weavers while serving as an additional attraction for tourists.
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