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In Dimapur, the Ministry of Textiles holds a seminar for craftsmen

Published: September 24, 2021
Author: Manali bhanushali
On September 22, at Hotel Aquila in Dimapur, the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Government of India, Ministry of Textiles, and the Handicrafts Service Centre Kohima organised a seminar on “Awareness on schemes of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) and GI registration e-commerce, GeM portal, GST, and so on” for artisans under research and development schemes for 2021-22.
According to a news statement issued by T Rollee Vareishim, assistant director, development commissioner (handicrafts), the seminar was inaugurated by P Zuvito Waths, managing director, Nagaland Industrial Development Corporation Ltd. (NIDC), government of Nagaland.
Handicrafts promotion officer, HSC Kohima, Rajib Chandra Roy, shared the importance and necessity of Government e-Marketing (GeM) portal and registration of Geographical Indication (GI) of handicrafts so that duplicate of item was avoided. Managing Director, Nagaland Women Vocational Training Institute, Dimapur, Temjenla Jamir shared usage of e-commerce and benefits of artisans for marketing using the help of latest technology. Assistant commissioner of state taxes, Tokatoli Sohe explained the system and application of Goods and Services Tax (GST) for importers and exporters of goods from artisans. Empaneled designer Viqheli Tsuqu encouraged participants to apply suitable and meaningful designs in  productions so that market value was enhanced. The seminar concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by Dr Mayonmi Shimray, director in charge, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Kohima Region.

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