Speaking at the inauguration of the 45th edition of IHGF-Delhi Fair has kicked off on Friday at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida, Anant Kumar Singh, Secretary Textiles Ministry said that the textile ministry of Textiles has implemented various projects in providing assistance to the craft persons and exporters.
Anant Kumar Singh said various projects under the textiles ministry are promoting exports from the sector.
The growth in exports ultimately results in the generation of employment in this decentralized sector of the economy and improving living standards of poor craft-persons engaged in the production of handicrafts, he added.
Singh also appreciated the efforts of the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts for creating such a marketing platform in the form of IHGF-Delhi fair for the handicrafts sector.
The official also shared his experience during his visit to the recently held Ambiente-2018 in Frankfurt and said that products displayed by more than 400 handicrafts exporters were no less than the best in the world and further said that Messe Frankfurt has declared India as a partner country for Ambiente -2019.