The SARAS Fair Provides a Platform for Rural Women Artisans
A fair in the city’s well-known recreation area, People’s Plaza on Necklace Road, has unveiled a wide variety of goods from handicrafts to toys to paintings from various regions of the nation.The annual art and craft fair, SARAS (Sale of Articles of Rural Artisans Society), which is taking place here through November 28th, has more than 290 booths lined up with some exquisite goods. The exclusive exhibition, which was organised by the Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP), was opened on Thursday by Errabelli Dayakar Rao, Minister for Panchayat Raj & Rural Development.
Over 300 craftsmen and self-help groups (SHG) from all over India are taking part in the 12-day fair, which aims to promote artisans from rural India.Over 290 booths selling handicrafts, herbal beauty products, packaged food, traditional handicrafts, artificial jewellery, and handloom and textile products are on display at the fair. Highlights of the fair include Gollabhama sarees and Nirmal toys from Telangana, Kondapally toys from Andhra Pradesh, Bengali Kantha stitch, exquisite varieties of North East handicrafts, ceramic pottery from Uttar Pradesh, and Tanjore paintings from TamiThe food stands that will serve dishes from all over the nation are another highlight. Country.
“This is my first visit to Hyderabad. In my opinion, SERP and the Telangana government deserve praise for their efforts in improving the livelihoods of rural women. In her remarks after inaugurating the fair, Errabelli Dayakar said, “The government and SERP are taking many initiatives to promote the sale of products made by SHG women andrural artisans.” For the aim of commerce rural SHG merchandise, SERP has signed a memoranda of Understanding with on-line e-commerce firms like Flipkart, Swiggy and thirty 2 retail marketing organizations.“Visitors and entrepreneurs participated in daily cultural programmes like Bharatnatyam, Gussadi, Perini Natyam, Bonalu, Kolatam, Kuchipudi dance, Dappu, Oggudolu, among others.